Kā Pūtea Grant

Applications closed on the 31st of August 2018. These will reopen on the 1st of March 2019.

Kā Pūtea Grants are available to all registered Ngāi Tahu enrolled in NZQA Tertiary level study or an international equivalent.
Each student is eligible to receive one grant per calendar year. Students are eligible for seven grants throughout their study lifetime.

Processing of applications may take up to 15 working days.
Payments will be made within 15 working days of the closing date.

Entitlements are:

  • $250.00 for your first year of full-time study
  • $500.00 for every subsequent year of full-time study

Students are considered full-time if they are enrolled in 120 credits or 1 EFT.
Students enrolled in less than full-time study will receive a portion of the full grant dependent on the amount of credits/EFTS they are enrolled in.