Fund Details
Lyna Samosir Scholarship 2023


Deadline Date:  4:30 p.m. 31 January 2023 New Zealand timezone

History or background of award

This scholarship has been established by Lyna Samosir for the purpose of encouraging and financially supporting the successful pursuit of tertiary qualifications and educational leadership for wāhine Māori students, from Te Ika-a-Māui (the North Island)

Purpose of award

The scholarship is offered to provide financial support for wāhine Māori students who grew up in Te Ika-a-Māui (the North Island). The scholarship is focused on supporting students intending to undertake a Graduate Diploma of Teaching at Te Herenga Waka - Victoria University of Wellington.

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Required Documents and References:

  • A personal statement introducing yourself to the Grants Committee and to include a commitment by the applicants to give back to the iwi in the future, and to state how they might do that.
  • References (from non-direct whanau sources) that speak to the applicants' deservedness for the scholarship - to be requested via the online application. 

Begin Accepting Applications Date:
9 Sep 2022
Deadline Date (NZT Time Zone):
31 Jan 2023 4:30 PM