These scholarships are offered to students specialising in study in the following areas:
  • Maori Education
  • Tikanga me te reo Maori
  • Maori Health
  • Maori social and economic development including Maori leader and entrepreneurship
Applicants for these scholarships will:

Be enrolled in either postgraduate research programmes of study at a recognised Tertiary Institution at either Masters or Doctoral level.  Applicants will be engaged in a FULL time capacity in either a Masters Dissertation or Thesis or similar research project, or a Doctoral Thesis reasearch project.  

Priority will be given to applications that -
- Demonstrate tangible outcomes and benefits to Ngati Whakaue - Te Arawa iwi (with specific relation to Maori education, Maori health, Tikanga me te reo Maori and Maori economic development including Maori leadership.  
 
Priority will be given to applicants who  (including legally adopted children):

- Are Ngati Whakaue descendants of an original owner in the Pukeroa Oruawhata block (view list of owners)
- Are Ngati Whakaue descendants of one or more of the 6 Koromatua of Ngati Whakaue (view list)
      Whangai will be considered in terms of the Board's Whakapapa Policy (2015).
- Are members of the other related hapu/iwi of Ngati Whakaue who reside in the Lake Rotorua basin.
- Are currently participating in the governance or management of existing Ngati Whakaue organisations or who plan to do so in the next three to five years.

Funds available will be distributed by way of
  • Two scholarships of up to $10,000 each e.g.
    Note: The distribution of funds may differ from that stipulated.  
  • Ngati Whakaue Education Endowment reserves the right to determine the scholarship distribution method including the right not to distribute scholarships dependent upon the quality of scholarship applications.
  • Payments of these scholarships will be by way of a one off seeding grant followed by a progress payment/s according to a successful project milestone (contracted) reporting process.
  • Ngati Whakaue reserves the right to use information collected for research purposes.
  • Successful applicants will not be eligible for a Ngati Whakaue Tertiary Grant (while in receipt of this scholarship).  If you have received a tertiary grant this year you may still apply, and this will be taken into consideration.
  • Successful applicants will not be eligible for this scholarship in successive years.
  • Scholarship recipients are required to complete set milestones.  The Board may at is discretion approve a deferment of a milestone report but reserves the right to recall monies already paid and/or cancel further payments for non-submission.
»View Postgraduate Scholarship Policy
ONLINE APPLICATION FORM - process
  • Click on the link below to register (or login if you have previously registered for a tertiary grant since 2012). This is a one time permanent registration which you will be able to use for future NWEE grant applications)
  • Complete (or update if necessary) your profile page
  • A 'reference only' form is available from your profile page to assist with application preparation - you must submit your online form.
  • When you have completed and submitted your online form, return to your PROFILE page to print your cover sheet and whakapapa sheet (if applicable).
  • Forward your cover sheet, completed and verified whakapapa sheet and all attachments as listed in the cover sheet checklist, to the Secretary's office by the closing date.

Existing login:  If you have applied for/received a tertiary grant (since 2012) please use your existing login to access your profile page and online form.  Ensure you UPDATE your personal details.

New applicants 
will need to complete the registration process.
CLICK the button below
The Postgraduate Scholarship online form is now CLOSED

Closing date:  Friday 23rd  AUGUST 2019 at 4.30pm 
Login or register now
For technical support regarding the online form please contact Hello Online at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
 
For policy related information please contact the Secretary's office.

 

2020 Tertiary Grants 
Applications will open 3 February.  Closing date:  30th April 2020
 
Application can only be made using the online form once it is available.  
IMPORTANT 

Students must be in the 2nd or subsequent year of their current programme of study.
-  if you are not in your second year or higher of a continuous programme of study you will not be eligible for a grant.  Refer criteria No. 3

Students  (who are new to the Tertiary grants system from 2016) are required to state the name of the Ngati Whakaue Marae they are affiliated to and must provide validation by one of the Marae Trustees. 
-  If you are unable to validate your connection to one of the Ngati Whakaue Marae as listed you may not be eligible for a grant.  Refer Criteria No. 2 .

CRITERIA
 
1.  Whakapapa eligibility:
The Board will recognise only those applicants (including legally adopted children) who are Ngati Whakaue descendant of one of the original owners in Pukeroa Oruawhata Block (»view list of owners)OR descendant of one or more of the 6 koromatua o Ngati Whakaue (»view list of koromatua).  Whangai will be considered in terms of the Board's Whakapapa Policy (2015) No. 0611.
» click here to view Tertiary Policy
 
2.  Marae Validation:
Students (who are new to the system from 2016) are to state their connection to one of Ngati Whakaue Marae as listed (click here to view) and to obtain the signature of one of the Marae trustees.
If you are unable to validate your connection to one of the Marae you may not be eligible to receive a grant.
Whakapapa Sheet & Marae validation: **   Click here to download and print a blank sheet, or you can also print a sheet from your profile page in the online system.
** If you have received a tertiary grant from NWEE (since 2012) PROVIDED you use your existing login you will not be asked to provide your whakapapa verification or Marae validation.
3.  Programme of Study - 2nd year or higher only
Applicants must be in their 2nd year or subsequent (equivalent to Year 2 or higher) in their current programme of study
Certificates (equivalent to 1 year or less study, whether full time or part time over 2 years) are not eligible for grants
If you are NOT in your second year or higher of your programme of study you will NOT be eligible for a grant.

4.  Grants are NOT available for FREE courses (i.e. programmes incurring no course fee).
 
ONLINE FORM - Application form process
Registration
Application can ONLY be made by completing the ONLINE form.
You will only need to register ONCE.  If you have received (been approved) for a grant since 2012 your details remain in the system - you must re-use your existing login/registration to apply for all NWEE online tertiary or postgraduate grants, or to update your personal details (e.g. bank account).
Supporting documents:  
Once you have submitted your online form (see instructions below) you must provide your supporting documents to the Secretary's office BY THE CLOSING DATE.
A checklist will be included with your personalised Cover Sheet (see instructions below) 
Penalties:  
- You risk your application being declined if you do not provide all supporting documents as listed in your cover sheet checklist, by the closing date.
- However, (at the Board discretion), if a request has to be made for any information or documents that have not been provided, you will have a penalty of 15% imposed on any grant that may be payable.   CHECK your supporting documents carefully.
- If supporting documents are sent via email, hard copies must be provided to the Secretary's office by the closing date, otherwise a 15% penalty for administration costs will be imposed on any grant payable.  Failure to provide hard copies may result in your application being declined.
RETURNING (already registered) STUDENTS:
Returning to start or complete a current online form or to access your profile page  
Click here to login
(use your existing login; please check your personal profile details are up to date)
NEW STUDENTS:
If you are new to NWEE grants please READ the instructions then REGISTER for your online form using the button at the bottom of the page
INSTRUCTIONS:
  1. Click on the link below to register for your online application form (new students) or to login to your existing registration (returning students)
  2. Complete your PROFILE page (and/or update your existing details if necessary).
  3. Complete and submit your online application.
  4. When you have completed and submitted your online form, return to your PROFILE page to print your personalised COVER SHEET including CHECKLIST
  5. Forward your Cover Sheet and all attachments as per the Cover Sheet checklist to the Secretary's office BY THE CLOSING DATE.

Ensure your supporting papers are in our office prior to the closing date -  this will also assist with timely processing of grants
Avoid the last minute rush and mail delays

 
The 2020 online application form will be available by 3 February 2020

 


 
For TECHNICAL SUPPORT relating to the application form, please email Hello Online  : This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
 
For POLICY RELATED SUPPORT please contact the Secretary's office, Deloitte (Rotorua) 07 343 1050 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
 

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The 2019 November Milestone online report form is open, closing on 30th November 2019

For existing 2019 project holders only.  Click here to login to your online report form


                   

 

 

Ngati Whakaue Education Endowment and Bay of Plenty Rugby Union are proud to announce this joint initiative.

Purpose:  To support the education benefits of rugby participation by Ngati Whakaue

Description:  NWEE-BOPRU grants programme will benefit Ngati Whakaue by:

1.  Assist in providing pathways that retain young talent in our region
2.  Raise profile of young Maori being successful in both education and sport
3.  Improve health of Maori youth through participation in sport
4.  Assist in growing future leaders
5.  Strengthen our clubs that are focal points for the community


Five Scholarships are available to Ngati Whakaue and application is on a first in first served basis. 
Successful applicants will enrol with the Bay of Plenty Rugby Union 2 year development programme. 
Applicants will be required to pay 100% of the annual enrolment fee $1,000 ($2,000 over 2 years) and upon successful progress 75% of their fee will be refunded [each year] to them by NWEETB.  A report will be provided by BOPRU.  

Applications close on XXXXX  

»LINK to application form

Application must be made on the official form.  Please print from the link above, or copies are available from NWEETB office.

 Link to policy document

PURPOSE:

In 2013 The Endowment and Sudima Hotels launched a joint venture scholarship to assist Ngati Whakaue descendants to obtain employment and training positions with Sudima Hotels, and obtain qualifications in various hospitality areas, including: 

Diploma/Degree in Hotel Management
Diploma/Degree in Hospitality Management
Graduate Diploma in Hotel Management
Diploma in Professional Cookery


       


2020 Scholarships

Applications are now CLOSED for the 2020 intake. 

CLOSED:  Sunday 17th November 2019
Note as per application form, completed documents are to be returned to Sudima Hotel, Rotorua (Megan O'Brien)

»Sudima Hotel

View video clip below by past scholarship recipient Awatere Douglas


(Te Reo Maori)


(English)

 

NWEETB Policy: » Click here to view

 

 

 

Peter Pomare Foundation Swim School (formerly known as Hinemoa Swim School). 
Sponsorship is available to Ngati Whakaue children aged 6 months to 14 years to assist with costs to attend Peter Pomare Foundation Swim School  - swimming at Rotorua Primary School

Successful applicants will be required to pay their enrolment fee each term. On their child meeting the attendance criteria, they will receive reimbursement of 75% of their term fee.
3yrs to 14yrs - 80% attendance         6 months to 3yrs - 60% attendance.  

Peter Pomare Foundation Swim School will provide a report to NWEETB at the end of each term. Those who do not meet the attendance criteria will not receive a refund, and will not be eligible for sponsorship in the next term, and for the remainder of the year.

Full details regarding eligibility criteria and sponsorship conditions are contained in the application form.

Applications open each year (subject to Board confirmation) late November, closing mid December, to enable processing and advice to successful applicants in time for Term 1 enrolment.

Application must be made each year for sponsorship.   Sponsorship rolls over term by term during the current year subject to swimmers meeting the attendance criteria.  Numbers are limited.

 

For enquiries re swimming lessons please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.   

For enquiries regarding sponsorship please contact NWEE.  Application forms are available at the office.