About the Grant, Sponsorship's & Scholarships
Grants and sponsorships are offered to registered Iwi beneficiaries, as follows:
Te Ātiawa offers Education Grants once a year to Tertiary students and Secondary students in Years 11, 12 and 13. Iwi beneficiaries are advised of the Education Grant availability through the pānui published in June or July each year. Please refer to the attached Education Grant Applicant Guidance.
Arts & Sports Grant
Applications for the Arts & Sports Grant are available from 1 July through 30 June each year. To be eligible for Grant assistance, applicants must be a registered member of Te Ātiawa O Te Waka-a-Māui Trust. Please refer to the attached Arts & Sports Grant Applicant Guidance.
This grant fund is intended to support any cultural study that enhances Te Ātiawatanga and/or the social, cultural, spiritual or physical prosperity and wellbeing of Te Ātiawa o Te Waka-a-Māui people. This includes Te Reo Māori, Raranga/Whakairo (Weaving and Carving), Karanga/Karakia/Whaikorero, Mau rākau, Rongoā, Tāmoko, Whakatere waka (Navigation), Pūoro (Maori Musical Instruments) Kapa haka.
Technical Grant / Apprenticeships
This grant fund is intended to support any technical activity that enhances Te Ātiawatanga and/or the social, cultural, spiritual or physical prosperity and wellbeing of Te Ātiawa o Te Waka-a-Māui people.
Victoria University Te Ātiawa o Te Waka-a-Māui Award (2 Science Scholarships)
Two Scholarship opportunities for registered Te Ātiawa Trust students studying towards a Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Science (Hons) at Victoria University of Wellington. The scholarship is available for application at the beginning of the University year as advertised in the October pānui, by Te Ātiawa Trust email blast and on the Trust website where the link to Victoria University is posted once the Scholarships are open for application.
George Martin Memorial Scholarship
A scholarship opportunity for Māori students descended from Top of the South iwi studying at the Marlborough Campus is offered by NMIT/KITE.
Te Ātiawa offers one place per year to a registered beneficiary between the ages of 18 and 26 years of age on Outward Bound’s Classic Course. Over the 21-day adventure you will experience all outdoor elements and activities Outward Bound has to offer. However, sailing, kayaking, bush craft and navigation comes second place to the challenge of believing there is more in you, and you can achieve your dreams if you persevere. Contact Te Ātiawa Trust Office for further information and an application form.
Whakataukī - “Ekea ka tiritiri o te moana… Ascend to the heights of your aspirations”
Aoraki bound will not be offered this year to registered members.