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

- scholar.

Ngā Karahipi Uru Rākau – Forestry Scholarships

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: Engineering, Forestry

Open to Māori and/or female students enrolling in a Bachelor of Forestry Science or Bachelor of Engineering (Hons) in Forest Engineering.

Each scholarship recipient gets: $8,000 a year for 4 years (the length of the degree) to help with tuition fees and living costs; a paid internship of between 4 to 10 weeks with an appropriate employer in the forestry sector.

Existing scholarship awardees will need to reapply each year. Continuation of their scholarship will depend on academic performance and their intention to complete the course.