10 Toioho ki Āpiti (BMVA) Undergraduate Scholarship Award Up to $5000

Toioho ki Āpiti (BMVA) Undergraduate Scholarship offered by the College of Creative Arts at Massey University, New Zealand. The Award is open to domestic and international students who would like to apply undergraduate’s degree program.



Scholarships Number and Award:

Ten scholarships of $5000 each will be awarded to students entering their first year of the BMVA degree programme in 2017.

This award will be distributed throughout the four years of study, and will be available for students to use as needed – art materials, living expenses or tuition fees.


Education Level & Subject:

Scholarships are available to study an undergraduate degree programme in contemporary Maori arts.



-All applicants must be eligible, and intending, to enrol:

-for full-time (minimum of 105 credits) study;

-in the first year (i.e. 100 level) of the Bachelor of Maori Visual Arts (BMVA) programme;

-in the year following this award.

-The Award is open to domestic and international students.

Required Documents:

-A brief statement describing what interests you about contemporary Maori arts, and what you hope to gain from taking the degree (no more than 300 words).

-A brief statement outlining what your future goals are in relation to your study (no more than 150 words).

-School Leaver applicants: a copy of official interim NZQA Level 2 NCEA results (issued in January) (or exam equivalent – e.g.Cambridge exams etc) Note: if you have completed Level 3 NCEA please supply both Level 2 and Level 3 results.

-Non School leaver applicants: a verified copy of your secondary school results or other post-secondary academic achievements.

-10-15 images of your work in an appropriate digital or hardcopy format according to the medium eg. links to websites, flashdrives, link to dropbox, JPEG files or printed photographs.

-A brief (no more than one page) curriculum vitae highlighting your academic achievements.

-A supporting letter from an appropriately qualified person and/or organisation (e.g. art teacher, Te Reo teacher, dean, principal, gallery director, community leader, Kaumatua of your iwi/hapu/marae) will assist in the success of your application, although this is not compulsory.

-Applicants must disclose other awards they hold or have applied for. The Selection Committee is not obligated to consider other grants but might choose to take these into account.


How to Apply:

Download an application form here.


College of Creative Arts
Whiti o Rehua School of Art
Wallace Street, Mount Cook
Wellington 6121

Application cannot be accepted before 01/09/2016.



30 November each year for the following year.


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