Ngā Karahipi Uru Rākau
For Ngā Karahipi Uru Rākau, the Lake Taupo Charitable Trust offers Forestry Scholarships for students at Toi Ohomai and the University of Canterbury – School of Forestry.
- The applicant must be a registered owner or a descendant of an owner who holds interests in Lake Taupō Forest or Lake Rotoaira Forest lands;
- The student must provide evidence:
a. That he or she is currently enrolled full-time at either the University of Canterbury’s School of Forestry in Christchurch, or Toi-Ohomai Institute of Technology in Rotorua; and
b. That he or she is enrolled in a recognised course of study equivalent to a diploma or degree in forest management;
c. That they have already achieved strong results in a previous year of study in one of the forest management disciplines.
- The applicant must clearly demonstrate how their commitment to their study has the potential to benefit them and the Māori owned forest estates, Lake Taupō Forest Trust and/or Lake Rotoaira Forest Trust (with a written statement of at least 500 words).
The scholarship is valued at $10,000 p/a or up to three (3) recipients.
Grant Opens – Closes
This scholarship applications open 1 July and close 31 August each year.
Click here to download the Forest Scholarship Guidelines. Scholarship Applications are made available directly at the designated forestry schools mentioned above. If you are already enrolled in these programmes, the course directors of the learning institutions will have these available for you otherwise contact our office on 07 386 6843.