CPA Australia Māori scholarship

Are you a Māori student interested in becoming a CPA?


To be eligible for the Māori scholarship, applicants must:

  • Provide a letter of support/reference letter from a kaumatua which also evidences the
    applicant’s Māori descent (detailing their whakapapa)
  • Be studying towards the requirements to join CPA Australia as an ASA or Associate
  • Have completed a minimum of one year’s study, and two subjects as part of a CPA accredited

Closing Date

31 August

Key information

  • The scholarships are open at the start of each year and applications close on 31 August. The scholarships will be
    awarded each October.
  • Scholarships are effective from the date awarded and be redeemable for Five years
  • A recipient must activate their ‘Associate Membership (ASA)’ and start the CPA Program within Five
    years of the effective date
  • The recipient must complete the CPA Program within Six years of becoming an ASA
  • The scholarship recipients will be exempt from all CPA Program subject fees and from the first year’s
    membership fees as an ASA
  • The scholarship does not require the recipient to render any service to CPA Australia.


When you’re ready send your application to the following:

  • One copy to email to [email protected]
  • Another copy, with signatures and supporting documentation, must be mailed to:
    Rick Jones, Country Head
    CPA Australia Māori Scholarship
    Level 9, Aon Centre, 29 Customs Street West,
    Auckland CBD, Auckland 1010
    PO Box 105-893