You are invited to apply for the He Kokonga Ngākau scholarships (Māori Master’s and doctoral students) and fellowships (available for Māori writers), depending on your eligibility.
The purpose of He Kokonga Ngākau scholarships and fellowships is to support and contribute to the growing knowledge of Māori trauma and recovery and to support Māori students to complete Master’s and doctoral studies and Māori writers in their writing endeavours.
The amount of the award will be determined according to the relevance of your study or area of writing, and will be between $10,000 and $15,000.
You may apply if you are studying in the Māori intergenerational trauma and/or recovery fields. You may be undertaking a broad approach in your research or undertaking a whānau, hapū or iwi case study approach.
Eligibility for the scholarships is also based on how closely it matches to our four He Kokonga Ngākau project areas:
Eligibility for the fellowships is also based on how closely it matches to our four He Kokonga Ngākau project areas:
Other eligibility criteria include:
Applications open: 10 May
Applications close: 31 May
Applicants advised of outcome: 10 June
Successful applicants to attend He Kokonga Whare Symposium in Whanganui: 25 June
Please note that, the Assessment Panel’s decisions are final – no correspondence will be entered into.
The Assessment Panel will consider the applications according to the following criteria:
Please complete this form fully and accurately. You must complete all sections of the application and agree to the Declaration of Accuracy. The information you provide will determine your eligibility for a He Kokonga Ngākau scholarship or fellowship.
For all enquiries please phone (06) 345 2680 during business hours.
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