Manaaki Whenua Scholarship

The Tūhoe Tuawhenua Trust offers this scholarship in conjunction with Landcare Research Manaaki Whenua with the aim of promoting education, training and development of Tuawhenua people.

The primary focus for the award of this scholarship is in the fields of forest ecology, indigenous forest management and environmental sciences and practices, however, other more general fields of study or development, such as mātauranga, leadership and management, may be considered eligible for the award.



Closing Date

26 August

Selection Criteria

This scholarship is open to all people of the Tuawhenua. It is left to the applicant to demonstrate their link to the people, hapu and marae of the Tuawhenua.


  • For Māori / Pasifika only
  • Available to New Zealand citizen or permanent resident students

How to apply

To apply, you can call us on 07 3663 166 or email us on for the application form or you can apply here to download the form from our website here.