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

- scholar.

Ngā Karahipi Uru Rākau – Forestry Scholarships - Forestry Science

Closing Date: 15 August 2021
Value: $8,000 per year, for 4 years
Region: Not region specific
Tertiary Institution: Canterbury University
Offered by: The Ministry for Primary Industries
Study Level: First Time Student, Undergraduate
Study Area: Forestry, Science & Mathematics

Open to students studying towards a Bachelor of Forestry Science at University of Canterbury and are Māori or identify as female.

Three scholarships will be awarded - $8,000 a year for 4 years of your degree to help with your tuition fees and living costs.

You will also get:

  • 4 to 10-week paid internships each summer with Te Uru Rākau – New Zealand Forest Service or an appropriate forestry sector employer
  • support from the scholarship coordinator and a buddy throughout the course.

The scholarships aim to increase the number and diversity of people studying forestry, particularly Māori and those who identify as female. This is to ensure we have highly-trained people entering the forestry and wood processing sector.