Bachelor of Applied Science (Human Nutrition) Scholarship - Māori and Pasifika - 2017


Year 1 - 33%
Year 2 - 50%
Year 3 - 100%
Fee reduction


Three years

Number awarded


Closing date


Ara is committed to the training of Māori and Pasifika New Zealanders for careers in science, technology, sports and wellness. As part of this commitment Ara will be awarding one scholarship to pay a substantial proportion of the tuition fees for the three years of full time study needed to complete our Bachelor of Applied Science (Human Nutrition)

The Bachelor of Applied Science produces graduates who are work ready for careers in nutrition, allied health or sport and exercise science. BAppSci students complete course work in a range of science and/or health related subjects, as well as courses in communications, and research methods. Students gain valuable practical skills through practical laboratory experiments and by carrying out their own research project. Work placements allow students to experience, and refine their skills, in industry.

Location: Christchurch


To be eligible to apply for this scholarship you must meet all of the following conditions.

  • Be a New Zealand citizen or permanent resident at the time of application
  • Have met the academic entry requirements for the Bachelor of Applied Science in Human Nutrition
  • Be of Maori or Pasifika descent
  • Intending to be a full time student within this programme
  • 2017 will be your first year of study in this programme
  • You may be required to attend an interview with the Department of Applied Science and Allied Health staff.

How to apply

You can apply for this scholarship by completing an application form from and returning it to Scholarships, PO Box 540, Christchurch 8140 or emailing it to:

As part of the application you will nominate two referees who will be contacted to provide a reference for you. One should come from a teacher or principal who is able to comment on your academic performance and your ability to succeed in this programme or someone from your workplace who can attest to your relevant experience. The other should be from someone able to attest to your character and should not be a family member.

The continuation of your scholarship is determined by your satisfactory progress at the end of each academic year (in general you must perform at a satisfactory level throughout the programme, enabling completion of the degree within three years) .

Late applications may be considered.

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