Ekara James Lewis Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship was established in 2021 to commemorate the life and contribution to Māori community development and education of Ekara James Lewis.

This scholarships purpose is to encourage a Māori student of academic calibre and leadership potential to continue tertiary study in a programme at Lincoln University.


Up to $10,000

Closing Date

31 March

Selection Criteria

Applicants must be of NZ Māori descent, and resident in New Zealand.

Applicants must be a current registered student for a full time Lincoln University undergraduate or postgraduate degree.

Must have successfully completed one year of study.

Must have demonstrated leadership potential in the Māori community.


  • For Māori only
  • Available to New Zealand Citizen or Permanent Resident Students