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Te Taura Whiri i te Reo Māori and Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga - 'Kia Ita 2017 Scholarship'

Grant Status: 
Opening and Closing Dates: 
Friday, September 1, 2017 - 16:00 to Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 16:00


Master Scholarship in Te Reo Māori

Purpose: To support the advancement of Māori Language Revitalisation through;

  1. building capacity and capability
  2. building on and increasing access to a knowledge base
  3. increasing the number of Māori Masters graduates throughout New Zealand.

Tenure: The period of tenure is normally twelve months.

Value: The value of the award will be up to $10,000. There are two Kia Ita Scholarships available.

Eligibility: The scholarships are open to Māori students who on taking up the scholarship would be enrolled in a recognised Masters programme of study and research at a tertiary institution in New Zealand and are completing their thesis/dissertation in English on Māori Language Revitalisation or on any subject written in Te Reo Māori.

General Regulations, criteria and requirements

The General Regulations, conditions, and information (Appendix A of the guidelines) include the criteria for selection, administration, procedures, award conditions and other matters such as intellectual property. Please see the attached guidelines for more information.


Applications close on 18 October 2017 at 4pm. The following information and actions are required - with applications to be made online (see form and details below):

  • Cover letter
  • Two page (max) Curriculum Vitae with the names and contact details for two referees
  • Academic transcript
  • Thesis proposal and research plan approved and signed by supervisor

Please direct any enquiries to j.rangiwahia@auckland.ac.nz

Phone +64 09 9238406