1-11 Raukawa Way

Private Bag 8 3444, Tokoroa


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07 885 0260


Education Grant Application Form


Close Date

- This form intended for registered Raukawa iwi members who reside in New Zealand.
- Use this form to apply for a Raukawa grant in relation to doctoral studies.
- Complete this form before you start your studies in the current academic year.
- Ensure you read the full terms and conditions at the back this form and sign the declaration before submitting.

Applicant Full Name

Personal Information

Date of Birth


Home Phone

Mobile Phone


Bank Details

Bank Name

Account Name

Account Number

*Please attach a bank verified printout/deposit slip with this application showing the account name and account number.

Education Details

Research Proposal / Progress Report (*Please attach separate summary)

Type of Study

Year of Study

Name of Tertiary Institution / Wananga

Start Date

Institution Contact Details

Finish Date

Doctoral Supervisors

Full Name


Contact Number

Institution Stamp or Seal

Personal Statement

A minimum of 100 words outlining your current involvement with your Marae/Iwi, and your intended contribution to Marae/Iwi in the future.

Name of Principal Marae

Declaration Form

I declare that the information given in this application is true and correct. If my application is successful, I will comply with all the terms and conditions of the grant.

Pursuant to the Privacy Act 1993, I give consent for my application to be sighted by the duly elected Marae Trustee of my principal Marae.

I note that details of my application may be used for publicity or statistical purposes at the discretion of the Raukawa Settlement Trust or the Raukawa Charitable Trust (except for personal details).

Signed by applicant


Terms and Conditions

- An application for the Education Grant 2023 must be completed for the grant to be paid.
- Applicants must have attained a minimum pass mark of 50% for the overall course of study completed in 2022.
- You must be studying at a tertiary education institution or recognised provider.
- Preference will be given to topics of study which will assist with the achievement of RST Vision and Goals; however, all eligible applicants will be considered.
- Applicants are only eligible for PhD Education grants for three years at full time doctoral level (or six years at part time doctoral level).
- The tenure of each PhD grant is one academic year only.
- The PhD Education Grant is available as a contribution towards course related costs.
- As a condition of any final year funding, successful applicants will be required to submit a copy of their final thesis to RCT and may be asked to present their thesis to the Board of Trustees.
- If any applicant is unable to complete or start their PhD study due to funding or any other reason, the applicant must repay the grant received from RCT to RCT. This can be organised by contacting the Uri Grants Administrator on 0800 Raukawa (0800 728 5292).
- If an applicant fails to achieve the required milestones and targets as approved in their research proposal, any future applications would be more carefully considered and may be declined.
- All decisions will be made by the Education Grant Sub-committee and are final. No disputes or correspondence will be entered into regarding any of these decisions.

Applicants must provide the following

For year one

Supply a completed application form, verification of enrolment from tertiary institution and detailed research proposal, signed and dated by the Doctoral supervisor (including the official stamp of the institution) and course related costs report.

For year two

A signed and dated progress report from the doctorial supervisor, which indicates expected milestones and targets are being met and a course related costs report.
- If this is the first time applying in their second year, they must also provide step ‘a’.

For year three

A signed and dated progress report from the doctorial supervisor, which indicates expected milestones and targets are being met and a course related costs report.
- If this is the first time applying in their Third year, they must also provide step ‘a’ Bank verified printout/deposit slip showing the account name and account number.

Terms and Conditions

Applications Open

30 Nov 2023

Applications Close

31 Jan 2024

Period Covered

2024 Academic Year

Applications can be posted to:

Attention: Grants Administrator
Raukawa Charitable Trus
Private Bag 8
Tokoroa 3444

Applications can be emailed to:

[email protected]

By the application closing date.

If you have any questions about this application, you can contact the Grants Administrator on 07 8850260 or by email [email protected]
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