Forestry Scholarship Available $8000.00 University of Canterbury

August 9, 2020

Te Uru Rākau is very pleased to announce that applications for Ngā Karahipi Uru Rākau – Forestry Scholarships are now open, for study beginning in the 2021 academic year.

 Eight scholarships are available valued at $8,000 per year per student,  encouraging Māori and women to study the following degrees at University of Canterbury:

  • Bachelor of Forestry Science or
  • Bachelor of Engineering (Hons) with a major in Forest Engineering

These scholarships allow Māori (any gender) and women (any ethnicity) to study and start careers in the forestry sector, making New Zealand’s forestry workforce more diverse.

  • Senior students of forestry, biology, maths, environmental sustainability, ag/hort, physics, and engineering.

Additional information about the scholarships can be found on the Te Uru Rākau website (, including eligibility criteria and a simple application process.