We administer a variety of scholarships that are available to Māori through tertiary organizations to Māori who are active participants in sport, sport coaching, umpiring, refereeing and sport administration.
Scholarships are available for full or part time students or athletes who are seeking certification, diploma, degree or tertiary education to enhance/assist their career and education.
These scholarships will be presented live at the Māori Sports Awards event.
Since 1999, Skills Active have been proud partners of Te Tohu Taakaro o Aotearoa Charitable Trust in providing scholarships for promising and outstanding Māori athletes in support of their sporting and academic careers. This year Skills Active is offering a scholarship of $5,000 to a male or female athlete of Māori descent (aged from 16 to 20), achieving outstanding results at regional, national or international level.Applications close 31 October
Manukatoa, a Charitable arm of Watson & Son, producers of New Zealand’s Premium Manuka Honey, in partnership with the Aotearoa Maori Sports Awards Charitable Trust, offers a scholarship/grant of $20,000 to assist an individual candidate of Maori descent, male or female who is excelling in combat sports (e.g. Boxing, wrestling, Karate, judo, Mixed Martial Arts etc) and is intent on making a career in that sport.
Applications close 4 November
Manukatoa Scholarship Form
Download this electronic nomination form. Fill it out, save the file with your name and email as an attachment to Māori Sports Awards at firstname.lastname@example.org
He karahipi maharatanga ā Pat Walsh – mā ngā taiohi Māori ina hākinakina
Annually at the Pat Walsh (ex All Black & Māori All Black) Memorial Bowls Tournament hosted at the Bridge Park Bowling Club, Mangere Bridge a scholarship will be presented to an outstanding junior male and female person of Māori descent excelling in sports and selected from local colleges, that the late Pat Walsh was associated with.Applications available 31 August
Te Haupoi Karahipi nō Te Herewini Whānau
The Herewini whanau in partnership with Te Tohu Taakaro o Aotearoa Charitable Trust and in association with Te Puni Kokiri and the Four Winds Foundation will annually at the Auckland Hockey Association Awards, make a presentation to an outstanding junior male and female hockey player of Māori descent.
Te hutupōro karahipi nō Te Tohu Taakaro o Aotearoa
Presented by Te Tohu Taakaro o Aotearoa Charitable Trust (Māori Sports Awards) annually at Peter Johnstone Memorial, Ex-Rugby Players Invitation Tournament, of a scholarship/grant to an outstanding junior (18/U), boy or girl Māori rugby player from the WBOP rugby clubs and WBOP Colleges, who is not only excelling in rugby but achieving academically and showing a commitment to his/her community.Applications close 30 November
Te Tauwhāinga Takitoru Māori karahipi nō Te Tohu Taakaro o Aotearoa
Annually In association with Te Timatanga Ararau Trust two scholarships are presented at the 1/2 IRONMAN to the outstanding Tāne and Tamahine Māori competing.
For further details please contact (email@example.com)
Kirikiti Aotearoa Karahipi o Te Tohu Taakaro o Aotearoa
The NZC Maori scholarship is targeted at under-25 emerging cricketers or administrators and officials, and is a useful tool for NZ Cricket to encourage and highlight district and age-group players of promise and give them encouragement, while Maori cricket initiatives provide an additional pathway for development.
For further details please contact (firstname.lastname@example.org)