The main purpose of the Maori and Pasifika Scholarships is to ensure a greater number of talented and deserving Maori and Pasifika students have the opportunity to fulfil their academic and ministry goals.
The Scholarships are tenable to Maori and Pasifika students who have paid the fees, or arranged to pay the fees, for full-time enrolment in undergraduate study at Carey Baptist College. For the purposes of this Scholarship, academic merit is assessed as a GPA or GPE obtained over the applicant’s most recent two years of full-time graded study (or equivalent). Contribution to the life and ministry of the church will be determined by a range of factors, including a reference from a Pastor or Church Leader. Financial hardship will be determined by a range of factors including eligibility for a StudyLink Student Allowance, and personal and financial circumstances. Candidates need to demonstrate that they are experiencing financial hardship, and that they are struggling to meet basic living costs. Incurring debt is not evidence of financial hardship. Applicants will be asked to provide their Maori whakapapa, or evidence of Pasifika identity.
The Scholarships are tenable by international students.
The basis of selection will be academic merit/potential, contribution to the life and ministry of the church and financial hardship
The Scholarship may be held with any other scholarship, award or grant as long as a) the terms of that scholarship, award or grant permit and b) Carey is informed and approves.
The Scholarships are awarded by the Academic Committee on the recommendation of the Scholarships Sub-Committee.
A recipient of the Scholarship may reapply in subsequent years.
Tenure: One year
Applications by way of a Scholarships Application Form close with Carey on 1 March and 1 August in the year of the Scholarship. Students may apply directly or be nominated by a third party.