Scholarship detail

Te Toi Huarewa - Kahui Legal First Year Scholarship


$5000 Stipend

Tenure of award:

1 year

Closing dates for applications:

Previously closed on 23 February 2018.

Number of awards offered:


History or background of award

Kahui Legal is a specialist law firm working at the forefront of Māori development with unparalleled experience and expertise in legal issues that affect Māori and the interface between iwi and Māori organisations and the Crown, local government and other entities.

Purpose of award

Kahui Legal in partnership with Victoria University wishes to support a Māori first year student who because of financial hardship might not otherwise be able to study at Victoria’s Faculty of Law.

Selection criteria

• Māori first year student
• Enrolled at Victoria Faculty of Law.

• Demonstrate financial hardship
• Provide a personal statement demonstrating interest in Māori legal issues
• Provide a supporting letter from their School Principal or Iwi Representative

How do students apply?

An online application will be available here approximately one month prior to the closing date.

Decision makers

Kahui Legal

What conditions are attached to acceptance of this award?

Entry into Law programme at Victoria.

For guidelines, application forms and more information about this award contact:

Position: The Scholarships Office
Organisation: Victoria University of Wellington
Address: PO Box 600 Wellington 6140 New Zealand
Phone: +64 4 463 5557