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Manawhenua Ki Waitaha Health Scholarships

Manawhenua Ki Waitaha Charitable Trust (MKWCT) has the mandate of Papatipu Rūnanga and is supported by Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu (TRoNT) as the Ngāi Tahu representative body in Canterbury for health issues. Manawhenua Ki Waitaha provide access to CDHB Scholarships, and are responsible for the appointment of Māori representatives who ensure manawhenua have oversight and influence on the decision making of the Canterbury District Health Board (CDHB).

About Māori and Pasifika health scholarships

Māori and Pasifika scholarships are for Christchurch-based tertiary institution students who are studying a health-related NZQA accredited course and have whakapapa with Māori communities and culture links with Pasifika communities, and are also planning to work in the Canterbury district.

Scholarship applications have now closed

Application closing date: Please note that this years scholarship applications closed on Friday 26 March 2021.

Got a question about the scholarships?

If you have any questions about the scholarships please contact Ruth Chisholm, Kaiawhina, Manawhenua Ki Waitaha.

Phone: 027 443 4532
Email: manawhenuakiwaitaha.kaiawhina@gmail.com

More information about the role of Manawhenua Ki Waitaha Charitable Trust (MKWCT) can be found in the health system alliances section of this website.

Page last updated: 30 March 2021

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