NPM Grants & Awards

We are critically aware of the importance of sharing research outcomes with appropriate communities and audiences, user groups and stakeholders – our Māori communities especially – so positive change can be achieved. We also support student development and excellence and emerging researchers in the field of Indigenous research and build capacity and capability through our programmes, activities and with scholarships, awards and specific training initiatives.

All grants and awards have formal application processes and assessment criteria - check each grant or award's criteria and apply online.

Current Opportunities

NPM21 PhD Doctoral Support Grant

NPM21 Honour’s In-Progress Support Grant

NPM21 Master’s In-Progress Support Grant

NPM21 Matariki Internship

NPM New Horizons for Women Trust Research Award

Borrin Foundation - Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga 2021 Legal Research Internship Award

Borrin Foundation - Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga 2021 Legal Research Internship Award

Grant Status: 
Open
03/24/2021 - 17:00 to 04/28/2021 - 08:00

Purpose

To provide assistance to Māori students enrolled at a New Zealand tertiary institution to gain research experience, increase their research skills, and progress their programme of study to successful conclusion. The internship is to focus on researching a legal issue of relevance for a Māori community and be aligned with Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga (NPM) research themes and NPM high level research questions. The intern shall be supervised by an appropriate team consisting of a NPM legal researcher (supervisor) and a practicing Māori lawyer (mentor).

NPM21 Honour’s In-Progress Support Grant

Grant Status: 
Open
03/16/2021 - 17:00 to 04/28/2021 - 08:00

Purpose

To provide assistance and support to Māori post-graduate students to progress their Honour’s degree programme and research thesis to successful conclusion.

Eligibility

The award is for Māori students who are currently enrolled at a New Zealand tertiary institution and in the final year of a Honour’s degree who will complete by 1 December 2021.  The Honour’s degree must include a research component that is aligned to the Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga (NM) research themes and NPM high level research questions.

NPM21 Master’s In-Progress Support Grant

Grant Status: 
Open
03/16/2021 - 17:00 to 04/28/2021 - 08:00

Purpose

To provide assistance and support to Māori post-graduate students to progress their Master’s degree programme and research thesis to successful conclusion.

Eligibility

The award is for Māori students who are currently enrolled and in the final year of a Master’s degree at a New Zealand tertiary institution who will complete by 1 December 2021.  The Master’s degree must include a research component that is aligned to the Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga (NPM) research themes and NPM high level research questions.

NPM21 Matariki Internship

Grant Status: 
Open
03/16/2021 - 17:00 to 04/28/2021 - 08:00

Purpose

To provide assistance to Māori students enrolled at a New Zealand tertiary institution to gain research experience, increase their research skills, and progress their programme of study to successful conclusion. The intern is expected to spend up to 25 weeks (part-time) researching an issue of relevance for Māori that is aligned to the Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga (NPM) research themes and NPM high level research questions; and as directed and supervised by a NPM Investigator (supervisor) based at a NPM Partner entity.