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    Closing soon: Ngā Karahipi Uru Rākau

    Do you hear that whānau? Opportunity is knocking!

    Ngā Karahipi Uru Rākau – Forestry Scholarship applications for study starting next year, close on 15 August.

    This is a chance to start a great career!

    Eight scholarships are available encouraging Māori and women to study the following degrees at University of Canterbury:

    • Bachelor of Forestry Science or
    • Bachelor of Engineering (Hons) with a major in Forest Engineering

    What you receive

    If you are granted a scholarship you will receive:

    • $8,000 a year for 4 years (the length of your chosen degree) to help with your tuition fees and living costs
    • a 4 to 10 week paid internship each year with Te Uru Rākau or an appropriate forestry sector employer.

    Continuation of your scholarship and internship depends on your successful completion each year.

    More information and application forms

    Information about eligibility and an application form is available on the MPI website.

    Download the brochure

    Michelle Lavender

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    Closing soon: Ngā Karahipi Uru Rākau