Deadline: March 31, 2012
Pacific Islands Polynesian Education Foundation promotes and encourages the better education of Polynesians and provides financial assistance for Polynesian people undertaking tertiary study here in New Zealand.
Purpose of award
Offered for the first time in 2009 the foundation is offering a $2,000 scholarship annually to Post Graduate students studying to benefit the Polynesian peoples.
Applicants must provide proof of NZ residency or citizenship, Pacific Island descent, and proof that they are enrolled in postgraduate studies and have paid their fees. Each year a number of scholarships are not paid out because recipients fail to supply all the required documentation.
How do students apply?
Information and application form can be downloaded from our website.
Applicants must provide:
1. Signed proof of ethnicity
2. NZ Citizenship (If applicable) Provide evidence (signed copies, not originals)
3. A Budget sheet (very important information, as it helps ascertain your financial hardship)
For guidelines, application forms and more information about this award contact:
Pacific Islands and Polynesian Education Foundation
PO Box 48-219
Phone: (04) 971 9640
Fax: (04) 971 9640