Lincoln University Tihi Kahuraki Scholarship

​This scholarship supports Māori students who are entering their first year of undergraduate study and who show strong leadership and engagement in their whānau, hapū, marae or community.​


Maximum of $19,000 per year for three years to cover on-campus accommodation costs (up to $12,000) and tuition fees (up to $7000).

Closing Date

31 March

Selection Criteria

Applicants must have demonstrated leadership potential in the Māori community.

You will need to submit:

  • A two-minute video demonstrating your involvement in whānau, hapū or community activities
  • A list outlining your leadership in projects (mahika kai, marae, hapū, whenua, kapa haka, te reo or mana korero) environmental or other culturally significant activities
  • Two references (one character reference and one academic reference).


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