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 panui published in June or July each year. Please refer to the attached Education Grant Criteria.
Culture, Arts & Sports Grant
Applications for the Culture, 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 Culture, Arts & Sports Grant Criteria and Application form.
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 is a cultural and personal development programme combining Ngāi Tahu cultural knowledge and expertise with the experience and reputation of Outward Bound in a 20-day journeybased course that builds leadership, cultural awareness and personal development. Te Ātiawa offers one place per year to a registered beneficiary over 20 years of age. Contact Te Ātiawa Trust Office for further information and an application form.