Bachelor of Sustainability and Outdoor Education Scholarship - Māori and Pasifika - 2017


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


Three years

Number awarded


Closing date

9 Jan 2017





Tuia i runga tuia i raro tuia i waho, tuia i roto, tuia te here tangata ki te ao e noho nei tātou hei oranga mō tātou.

Our three year degree is unlike any other offered in New Zealand, giving you the confidence to share your passion for sustainability and knowledge of our geography, outdoor education and its relation to our health and wellbeing.

Ara is awarding two scholarships for Māori & Pasifika students.

During your studies, you become an expert on the natural landscape with an in-depth understanding of sustainability, and what it means to our society now and for the future. You will also learn effective methods for teaching, guiding and helping other people to respect our spectacular outdoor settings and their activities within it.

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 Bachelor of Sustainability and Outdoor Education
  • Be of Maori or Pasifika descent
  • Intend 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 Department of Humanities staff.

How to apply

You can apply for this scholarship by completing an application form 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 semester (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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