Māori and Pasifika Trades Training Scholarships

Māori and Pasifika students looking to learn a trade can apply for a Māori and Pasifika Trades Training scholarship, which is a government-funded scholarship to cover full fees and course-related costs.


We thank our iwi partners, Te Ātiawa and
Ngāti Toa Rangatira as well as our Pasifika
partner, Mafutaga Faifeau Samoa for the
support they provide to our Māori and Pasifika
Trades Training Scholarship students.

Entry Criteria

You need to meet the entry criteria for the programme you are enrolling in and be:

  • Of Māori or Pasifika descent
  • 16-40 at the start of your study
  • A New Zealand citizen or Permanent Resident
  • Able to meet specific programme entry requirements 

To apply for a scholarship, please complete and return the application form.

Māori and Pasifika Trades Training Scholarship guide and application form (PDF)

For more information contact twa@weltec.ac.nz