Cawthron Foundation and Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga (NPM) have launched a new scholarship for Māori undergraduate students wanting to pursue a career in science. The scholarship,'Te Pītau Whakarei Karahipi', is valued at $5,500 and will be available for the first time this coming 2017/2018 summer.

Award to assist students attend the 2017 Law and Society Association of Australia and New Zealand (LSAANZ) Conference.

We recently highlighted an upcoming opportunity for 10 Māori students to attend this years LSAANZ Conference, which is being hosted by Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga and the University of Otago, in Dunedin from the 6-9 December and we have now opened the online applications process.

Each scholarship is valued at up to $600, and is designed to assist with conference registration costs, travel costs and/or accommodation.

NPM Principal Investigators Professor Rawinia Higgins and Professor Poia Rewi, together with researcher Vincent Olsen-Reeder have launched and published a series of reports from the long term research programme Ngā Whakakitenga a Te Kura Roa: Whaihua

Seven individual reports have been presented to Te Kōhanga Reo and Te Ataarangi, from this research programme which was first initiated in 2010.

NPM Principal Investigator, Fulbright-NPM Scholar and project leader on the NPM research project Ringihia i te ketenui a Tane: The language of the Stars, Associate Professor Rangi Matamua (Tūhoe), University of Waikato - has continued his innovative work into Māori Astronomy with the recently launched book Matariki - The Star of the Year.

NPM is continuing its successful partnership with Fulbright NZ in 2017, and once again offering the opportunity to experience study, work and life in the US.

The Fulbright-NPM Graduate and Scholar Awards provide a life-changing opportunity to gain international experience and advance your career, to explore America, to share your culture and to build relationships with colleagues from around the world. Grantees undertake an exchange to their choice of leading American universities, which are world renowned for their expertise and resources.

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