Grants and Scholarships
The Ngai Tukairangi Trust is committed to providing our beneficiaries, shareholders, their children and in some cases, the community at large with funding to support their endeavours through scholarships and grants.
Tertiary Education Grant and the Tertiary Excellence Scholarship
Applications for Tertiary Education grants and the Excellence Scholarship will be available in the new year. The closing date for applications will be 31st March.
Email firstname.lastname@example.org to send out an application when they are availablle.
Kaumatua (70+) Health Grant
Applications will be received by Waipu Hauora from shareholders 70 years of age or above. These funds can be used for medication, equipment and disability aids, assisted living, foot care, eye, ear, dental treatment, travel costs, parking permit cards, healthy homes installation, mammograms. Grants made subject to the available funds in the total pool.
A Community Grant is available to provide assistance to recognise and support the efforts of community groups in their endeavours. Priority for this fund goes to shareholder interests, and those groups associated with Matapihi. Applications are open all year round. Applications are open all year round. Once funds are expended, no further allocations will be made that year.
Sports and Cultural Grant
Provides financial support for shareholders & beneficiaries competing in an event, or representing their school in a regional, national or international event or competition. Applications are open all year round
. Once funds are expended, no further allocations will be made that year.
Cultural Grant applications are still open
Previous Scholarship recipients
2017 Mahaki Ellis Tertiary Excellence Award
Te Atiwei Ririnui - Masters Applied Indigenous Knowledge
2016 Not awarded
2015 Ngaroimata Cavill Tertiary Excellence Award Read more
Hikitapua Ngata - Bachelor of Engineering (Hons)
2014 Toahaere Faulkner Tertiary Excellence Award Read more
Adrianne Taungapeau - Phd Business Management
2011 Hinerau Huia Te Kani Tertiary Excellence Award Read more
Kiamaia Ellis - Masters in Maori Studies
2010 Te Hauoterangi Rikihana Tertiary Excellence Award Read more
Meremaihi Ngatai-Aloua - Te Panekiretanga o te Reo Maori
2005 Wiparera Te Kani Tertiary Excellence Award Read more
Marama Lambert - Optometrist