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University of Otago Maori and Pacific Island Entrance Excellence Scholarship

Value: $10,000

Tenure: One year


Established in 2005 by the University of Otago in celebration of academic excellence and cultural diversity, these scholarships are intended to encourage the progression of Maori and Pacific Island students into tertiary study.

Applicants must:

  • be New Zealand citizens or permanent residents of Māori and/or Pacific Island descent
  • be intending to enrol, or are enrolled for full time study at the University of Otago for the first time in the year following the closing date
  • have at least NCEA Level 2 with a merit commendation or equivalent