Henry Rongomau Bennett Scholarship

The Henry Rongomau Bennett Scholarship is granted to Māori undergraduate and postgraduate ākonga and kaimahi who work or desire to work in leadership positions in Māori health (health, mental health, and habits).

About Henry Rongomau Bennett Scholarship

The scholarship is an honor to Henry Rongomau Bennett’s life and works as the first Māori psychiatrist in Aotearoa (New ZeThe scholarship aimsrship is to deliver support for leadership in Māori health, competence in te ao Māori and distinction in health.

All scholarship applicants must show how they will donate to the three priority areas of the Scholarships: leadership in Māori health; competence in Te Ao Māori; and distinction in health.


Henry Rongomau Bennett Scholarship Amount

The Scholarship grants $1,000-$5,000 (undergraduate) and NZ $1,000-$10,000 (postgraduate) every year

Eligibility, Requirements, and Criteria

To be eligible for the Scholarship candidates Must be:

  • Of Maori lineage.
  • A New Zealand national or New Zealand permanent resident.
  • Schooling in New Zealand at an acknowledged New Zealand tertiary institution.
  • Be interested in a profession in health, a present leader in the health sector, or a potential leader desiring to work in health.

How To Apply for Henry Rongomau Bennett Scholarship

Below is how to apply and what the selection panel seeks from every applicant:

  • Shown leadership in Maori health
  • Enthusiastic involvement in Māori community activity
  • Support from whānau/hapu, iwi, and/or the Māori society
  • The applicant’s educational record
  • For more information and the application form, visit http://teraumatatini.com/scholarships

Deadline and opening date

The Scholarship 2022 applicant has ended, it will be open on January 16th, 2023 and the deadline has not been announced.


Below is the contact information if you have any questions or complaints kindly reach out to them.

Keri Newman
P O Box 5731
Wellington 6145
0800 62 82 84 ext 815

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