"The mentoring, leadership and networking opportunities through the scholarship are invaluable."- scholar.

A collaboration between Lincoln, EIT and Te Runanganui o Ngati Porou, along with public and private stakeholders, funded by the Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment and the Tertiary Education Commission. Creating apprenticeship and trade opportunities leading to skilled and sustainable work for Maori and Pasifika communities

Open to Ngati Porou, Maori and Pasifika students from the Gisborne/East Coast region aged 18–34, who wish to undertake a trades apprenticeship in agriculture, forestry, or horticulture.