Grants & Scholarships – 2023

Grants are now open!

Te Nehenehenui offer all registered members, a range of education grants and special scholarships, to expand the capabilities of our community.

These are categories extend from last year’s allocation and will be reviewed to promote and reflect the values of the 5-year strategy. 

Please email your complete application to:

Key dates

5pm, 15 o Pepuere 2023 – Grants open
(15th of February)

5pm, 31 o Oketopa 2023 – Grants close
(31st of October)


Education grants

ECE / Kohanga reo grant

The value of the grant payment is targeted towards ECE / Kohanga Reo related activities

Application form

Primary grant (Years 1 – 8)

The value of the grant payment is targeted towards Primary related activities

Application form

Secondary grant (Years 9 – 13)

The value of the grant payment is targeted towards Secondary related activities

Application form

Tertiary grant

Certificate or Diploma, Bachelors, Postgraduate, Masters or PhD

Application form


Sister Grace Education Scholarship

Te Nehenehenui acknowledges Sister Grace Margaret Clement for her contribution towards Matauranga since 2005.

Graymont (NZ) Limited Scholarship

Te Nehenehenui acknowledges and thanks Graymont (NZ) Limited (formerly known as McDonalds Lime) for their continued contribution since 2011

Category Two Grant

Te Nehenehenui (TNN) provide funding assistance to those fully registered on the Te Nehenehenui Tribal Register and welcome your application for possible financial assistance. Category Two are pre-approved allocations for Te Nehenehenui recognised  Maniapoto Groups and Maniapoto Annual Events.

The Purpose for which funding is provided must take place within the Te Nehenehenui financial year which is 1 April to 31 March.

Frequently Asked Pātai

To be a successful applicant, you, or your parent will need to be a registered Iwi member. 

You can only apply to the Sister Grace or the Graymont (NZ) Limited once. 

Are you registered?

To apply for a grant or scholarship, you or your parent will need to be registered. To register, head to the link below

Do you have a question? Or have a Grant or Scholarship enquiry?     |     0800 668 285