Te Rau Ora 2021 Scholarships

Te Rau Ora Māori Health – Henry Rongomau Bennett Foundation Scholarship

SCHOLARSHIP INFORMATION

The Henry Rongomau Bennett Foundation Scholarships are a tribute to the life and work of Henry Rongomau Bennett as the first Māori Psychiatrist in Aotearoa New Zealand.

PURPOSE

The aim of Te Rau Ora Māori Health 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 who are keen on working in the health sector or already working in the health sector and interested in completing an undergraduate or postgraduate health qualification.

ELIGIBILITY

Candidates MUST be:

  • Of Māori decent.
  • 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.

VALUE

The scholarship will provide funding towards:

  • The completion of undergraduate studies that lead to a qualification relevant to working in Māori leadership roles in health, the mental health and addiction treatment sector or;
  • The completion of postgraduate studies for Māori working in (or plan to work in) leadership roles in health, the mental health and addiction treatment sector.

REQUIREMENTS 

  • Complete an online application
  • Attach all required documentation to your online application
  • Submit online application before the closing date.

* Please note: Late or incomplete applications will not be considered.

KEY DATES

Application open: 30 November 2020

Applications close: 24 January 2021

For further information please contact our Scholarship Team, Scholarships@terauora.com

Click here  to complete the application form

Te Rau Ora – Hoe Tahi Addiction Scholarship

SCHOLARSHIP INFORMATION

The Hoe Tahi Addiction Scholarships are for those intending to undertake study in 2021 in a qualification which contributes to minimising addiction-related harm.

PURPOSE

The Hoe Tahi addiction scholarships aim to strengthen the addiction treatment workforce by growing the capability of those working to minimise addiction-related harm.

ELIGIBILITY

Candidates MUST be:

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

PRIORITY AREAS:

  • Addiction practitioners of Māori and or Pasifika descent
  • Those working in kaupapa ake services
  • Rangatahi (Youth)
  • Rangatahi practitioners
  • Applicants with lived experience thinking of a career in the addiction treatment system
  • Those servicing rural and remote areas.

REQUIREMENTS 

  • Complete an online application
  • Attach all required documentation to your online application
  • Submit online application before the closing date.

*Please note: Late or incomplete applications will not be considered.

KEY DATES

Application open: 30 November 2020

Applications close: 24 January 2021

For further information please contact our Scholarship Team, Scholarships@terauora.com

Click here to complete the application form.