Aotearoa Scholarship Trust

Scholarships will be open April 2019

Each year the Aotearoa Scholarship Trust (AST) distribute funds designed to help tauira (students) achieve their higher educational goals, with a particular focus on Māori and Pasifika educational excellence.

Te Wānanga o Aotearoa tauira that meet the AST criteria are encouraged to apply. In some cases, these opportunities are also available to students studying at other tertiary institutions.

If you have any questions about the scholarships please contact the National Student Support Office on 0800 355 553 or email

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