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Te Uma Mataaho Midwifery Scholarship

Tūruki provides Hauora Māori scholarships and funding for those who want to contribute to hauora in Hawke’s Bay.

Te Uma Mataaho Midwifery Scholarship

Dates open:

Applications open from 22 November 2023 to 15 December 2023

Applicants must:

  • Have whakapapa Māori
  • Be a current enrolled student in a Bachelor of Midwifery or Bachelor of Health
  • Science – Midwifery in any year (ie; Year 1, 2, 3 or 4)
  • Intend on remaining or returning to Ngati Kahungunu to join the midwifery workforce
  • Submit the application and supporting documentation on time

Key selection criteria:

  1. Proven academic achievement.
  2. Be available to attend an interview.

Further Information

  • All shortlisted candidates will be invited to an interview with a selection panel.
  • The panel will consist of: A member from the Tūruki scholarship panel, Te Kaihaukura Māori Midwife Lead and a local Māori Midwife. Able to identify an inequity barrier for hapū whānau and pregnant people and discuss potential solutions using a Te Ao Māori lens approach
  • Include in your documents a study plan outlining strategies that ensures successful completion of the undergraduate degree.
  • Your whānau are welcome to support the interview process.
  • Scholarship recipients will be expected to be Ngā Māia o Aotearoa members as well as active Ngā Maia members of the region they reside in. All recipients will also be required to submit a written update report during mid second semester.

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