Education Grants

Applications Close July 31st

Education grants are available to assist students of Ngāti Whātua descent to attend a recognised Boarding School or to undertake Tertiary studies at University, Polytechnic or Private Training Establishment (PTE) offering fees payable tertiary courses.

Conditions for receiving a grant requires a student, To be of Ngāti Whātua descent Registered on the Ngati Whatua Iwi Roll To receive an endorsement from one of the 34 recognised Ngati Whatua marae to which the student is affiliated.

Closing Date: All applications for the 2020 academic year must be received in this office by 31 July 2020, applications received after this date will not be processed. For full details on the eligibility criteria, an application for education grant form is provided below; For further enquiries, please contact the Runanga office at; Phone (09) 4700720 Fax (09) 438 2824 Email: PO Box 1784, Whangarei 0140

Elizabeth Banicevich – Grant recipient

Elizabeth Banicevich daughter of Barry Banicevich (Te Uri O Hau) is one of our successful Educational Grant recipients.  We would like to congratulate Elizabeth on completing her third year Bachelor of Health Science through AUT. Ka mau te wehi!
“I think our whanau should pursue tertiary education to be involved and actively engaged in future changes in this country.  Entering now into my third year of physiotherapy at AUT in Auckland. Moving from Dargaville I have been exposed to the healthcare system and just how much of an impact can be made when the workforce is made up of more diverse, culturally competent, understanding clinicians to make positive impacts on our people to improve better health outcomes.
Attending University for me has provided greater opportunities for relationships and expanded my horizons in terms of my goals and knowing I can achieve whatever I put my mind to”.