Secondary School Boarding Hostel Scholarship

PURPOSE:
To support up to TWO Ngati Whakaue students who are in a Secondary School Boarding Hostel within the boundaries of Te Arawa – mai i Maketu ki Tongariro.

SCHOLARSHIPS:
Up to TWO Ngati Whakaue scholarships will be available, at $5,000 each.

The Scholarship will be awarded for ONE year only.

The Scholarship can only be received ONCE.  Successful recipients will not be eligible to apply again in subsequent years.


Applications are now OPEN

Closing Date: 4.30pm Friday 26 July 2024

Application can ONLY be made using the ONLINE form, see link below


 

»Please click here to view full Policy


Eligibility:

  1. The applicant student to be enrolled in Year 9 or above, at a recognised Secondary school boarding hostel, within the boundaries of Te Arawa – mai i Maketu ki Tongariro. as a full-time boarding student.  

  2. Applicants (including legally adopted children) must Whakapapa to either an original owner of Pukeroa Oruawhata or, to one the 6 Koromatua o Ngati Whakaue. Whangai will be considered in terms of the Board’s Whakapapa Policy (2015) Number 0611.
    Verification of whakapapa is essential for consideration of a grant.    You will be required to upload your verified whakapapa sheet (see below).   

 

APPLICATIONS process and REQUIREMENTS:

The applicant student or whanau must apply using the online application form, and provide and upload:

  • Personal details as required in the application.
  • Verified whakapapa
  • Letter from applicant/whanau, outlining their reasons for wanting to attend the school they have chosen.

 The expectation is that applications will come from whanau in need of the support (as determined at the Board’s discretion).

  • Current CV (of student) and two References/referees.
  • Letter of Endorsement from Hostel Director of Board.
  • Letter of Endorsement from the School Principal.
  • Evidence of total costs for annual boarding fees.
  • School/Hostel bank account details and evidence.

 


ONLINE APPLICATION FORM   

Ensure you have saved digital copies of the above documents - you cannot submit your application without uploading these documents.
NOTE: Files must be saved as .pdf, .jpg or .png only.  You cannot upload other file types. Google Docs are NOT accepted.

The Board may not consider your application if it is incomplete.

Online application form is now OPEN

   

 

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For enquiries on policy matters, eligibility or supporting documents, please email the Secretary's office at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.