Fund Details
John Tapiata Scholarship

Brief Description:

The John Tapiata Scholarship was established in 1992 to acknowledge the contribution of John Tapiata as the first Tumuaki of Te Ara Poutama and his passion for excellence and Te Reo Māori.

Refer to the Regulations for eligibility criteria.

Amount and Type of Award:

  • One new scholarship is awarded annually
  • The value of the John Tapiata Scholarship is a contribution towards fees of $6,000 for one year of full-time study at AUT


  • The tenure of this scholarship is for one year
  • Current recipients may apply for renewal for up to a total of three years but must submit a new application by the closing date each year.  Attachments and the reference statement are not required for renewal.

Search Filters:

  • New Zealand Citizen
  • New Zealand Permanent Resident
  • Australian Citizen
  • Australian Permanent Resident
    Level of Study
    • Undergraduate (1st Year)
    • Undergraduate (All Years)
    • Graduate and Postgraduate
      Other Criteria
      • Leadership
      • Maori
        AUT School
        • Te Ara Poutama