Scholarships, Grants and Partnerships
A number of funding opportunities and scholarships are available to assist with your study expenses; some are administered by Waiariki while others are offered through various organisations. Some of the more popular scholarships are listed below and on the main Waiariki Institute of Technology website. Most scholarships are limited and conditions apply, you are encouraged to apply as early as possible to increase your chances of being awarded.
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Rotorua Energy Charitable Trust Scholarships
Diploma in Forest Management
NZIF Mary Sutherland Student Award
Open to all New Zealand Institute of Forestry student members taking a forestry or forestry-related course at a New Zealand polytechnic.
Peg Hutchison Award (New Horizons for Women Trust)
Applicable to female students studying forest management and forest operations.
Kaingaroa Timberlands Kaitiaki o te Ngahere Scholarship
Open to eligible students enrolling in a course of study towards a forestry related qualification. The scholarship will pay for full course fees for a period of up to four years.
Kaingaroa Roading scholarship
The Kaingaroa Roading scholarship is for educational purposes for current residents of Kaingaroa Village who have completed their secondary school education or who are in their final year of secondary school. The scholarship can be used, for example, for study at a university, polytechn ic or private training provider located in New Zealand, or for the study costs associated with an apprenticeship.
Full details and application forms are available on the website - www.geysercf.org.nz
Outward Bound Scholarship for Leadership
Open to Year 1 Diploma in Forest Management students who show leadership potential. Prize consists of all expenses paid attendance on the January Classic Outward Bound Course.
FPI Forestry Research Prize
Open to all New Zealand Institute of Forestry student members taking a forestry or forestry-related course at Waiariki who enter a research poster into the annual NZIF conference. Prize consists of all expenses paid attendance at the annual NZIF conference.