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Te Rau Ora Scholarships & Bursaries provide financial assistance to students who are undertaking or completing a New Zealand Qualifications Authority (NZQA) accredited qualification in health and disability studies.

Our Scholarships

Māori Health Leadership Scholarship

The aim of Te Rau Ora Māori Health Leadership Scholarships is to increase and develop the Māori health workforce and to foster the confidence in Te Ao Māori, Māori leadership and excellence in health.
These scholarships are for Māori already working in the health sector and/or who have significant experience in the health sector and who are interested in completing an undergraduate or postgraduate health qualification.
Candidates MUST be:

  • Of Māori descent
  • A New Zealand citizen or New Zealand permanent resident
  • Studying in New Zealand at a recognised New Zealand tertiary institution
  • A current leader in the health sector or potential leader aspiring to work in Māori health leadership roles across the health, mental health and or the addiction sector

This includes kaumātua and kuia, mental health nurses, psychologists, psychiatrists, recruitment of doctors into psychiatry or medical students who are committed to the mental health and addictions sector.

You can apply for between $1,000 and $5,000 NZD.

Applications open Friday, 16 December 2023.
Please note you can only apply for one scholarship, i.e., Hoe Tahi Addiction Scholarship or Māori Health Leadership scholarship in each scholarship round.

If you have any questions, please get in touch with scholarships@terauora.com

Hoe Tahi – Addiction Sector Scholarships

The Hoe Tahi Addiction Scholarships are for those intending to complete a qualification that contributes to minimising addiction-related harm. This scholarship aims to strengthen the addiction treatment workforce by growing the capability of those working to minimise addiction-related harm.

Candidates MUST be:

  • A New Zealand citizen or New Zealand permanent resident.
  • Those pursuing a career within the addiction treatment sector.
  • Studying in New Zealand.

Study MUST be relevant to those already working in the health and allied sectors wanting to enhance their understanding and knowledge of working with people who experience addiction-related harm.

You can apply for between $1,000 and $5,000 NZD.

Applications open Friday, 16 December 2022.
Please note you can only apply for one scholarship, i.e., Hoe Tahi Addiction Scholarship or Māori Health Leadership scholarship in each scholarship round.

If you have any questions, please get in touch with scholarships@terauora.com

Hoe Rua – Addiction Sector Work-Based Placements

The Hoe Rua work-based placement programme is designed to increase the capacity in the addiction sector. By providing an opportunity for people to experience working in the addiction sector with the support of experts and access to training and supervision.

Two key components of the Hoe Rua programme include becoming a host organisation, and the other is the placement of an intern in the sector who will gain on the job experience and training with the approved host for a fixed term of up to twelve months.

He Tohu Hiranga Awards – Excellence & Innovation

He Tohu Hiranga Awards acknowledge and recognise excellence and innovation in the Māori health, mental health, and addiction sectors at an individual, group, and organisational levels.

  • Dame Tariana Turia Award
  • Ana Sokratov Award
  • Dr Henry Rongomau Bennett Legacy Award
  • Harry Pitman Award
  • Bob Henare Award
  • Paraire Huata Award
  • Ta Mason Durie – Pae Ora Masters Scholarship
  • Tā Tātou Mahere Korowai – Rangatahi Leadership Group Award

Māori Community Suicide Prevention & Postvention Fund

The Māori Community Suicide Prevention & Postvention Fund is an opportunity for whānau, hapū, iwi, Māori health providers and community groups to organise and run initiatives that address the issue of suicide in their communities.

We accept online applications from whānau, hapū, iwi, community groups or Māori Organisations for initiatives between $10,000 and $100,000 that meet our Eligibility criteria.

This fund is currently closed. The fund will reopen in March 2023.

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To improve Māori Health through leadership, education, research and evaluation, health workforce development and innovative, systemic transformation. We strengthen Māori health and wellbeing through nationally navigated and locally led solutions.