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    Available now: Ngāti Rārua NMIT Scholarship

    Get the new academic year off to a flying start: Take advantage of the new scholarship $1000 scholarship from NMIT, which will be matched by Ngāti Rārua to bring the total to $2000.

    NMIT recently signed an agreement with Te Rūnanga o Ngāti Rārua, reaffirming our commitment to supporting the educational aspirations of our whānau, hapu and iwi.

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    Contact NMIT directly to discuss your plans for 2021:

    More than 100 qualifications

    NMIT offers over 100 qualifications from certificates through to masters, including micro-credentials, short courses, certificates, diplomas, degrees and postgraduate programmes.

    Te Toki Pakohe is the institute's home of Matauranga Māori courses, including Te Reo (Level 1-5) Ngā Toi & Raranga (Level 3). Our team of tutors are dedicated advocates of Te Reo and Tikanga Māori and have a commitment to sharing their passion and experience with others.

    Small class sizes, modern facilities

    NMIT students experience a dynamic place to study with programmes that offer small class sizes, personalised tutor support and modern facilities. A large number of our programmes are available part-time, online or by blended learning. Close ties with industry, Iwi and community allows NMIT to offer work placements, apprenticeships and industry specific scholarships across a number of programmes.

    Te Puna Manaaki

    No matter which programme of study you enrol into- Te Puna Manaaki (Māori learner Support Services) are available to assist you with your journey. Our experienced staff offer one-to-one advice and support sessions, tutorials, study wānanga, and a range of workshops to help you achieve your study goals. We are located within Te Toki Pakohe, our space includes whānau rooms with computer facilities, study areas, kitchen facilities, and space to meet with peers or tuākana.

    Nō reira, e tai mā, nau mai haere mai!

    Contact NMIT directly to discuss your plans for 2021:

    Deadline for applications is 8 March 2021.

    Aim of the Scholarship:

    To support learners of Ngāti Rārua whakapapa studying at NMIT who show the potential to make a significant contribution to their whānau, hapu and Iwi.

    Application due date: 5.00pm – 8 March 2021

    Selection criteria:

    • You must be a New Zealand citizen or permanent resident
    • Enrolled on a full-time or part- time programme at NMIT
    • A statement of approx. 500 words demonstrating the need for financial assistance and show you have the potential to become an ambassador for NMIT and Ngāti Rārua whanui.
    • The applicant must have whakapapa to Ngāti Rārua and the ability to register.
    • The applicant may also need to attend a Scholarship panel interview if required.

    What do you receive?

    The scholarship is a one-off payment towards course fees to the maximum value of $1,000. Ngāti Rārua has generously offered to match the $1,000 scholarship. Ngāti Rārua will liaise with the recipient to pay this directly to them.

    What do you need to commit to?

    • Must attend the Scholarship Presentation Ceremony in 2021 at the Nelson Campus
    • Agreeing to be available for promotional purposes by NMIT and Ngāti Rārua Iwi Trust.

    Michelle Lavender

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    Available now: Ngāti Rārua NMIT Scholarship