Mala Grant (1956 – 2020) renowned nurse leader in Māori health, and Whānau Ora champion.
He aha kai aku ringaringa e puta ai tātou te tāngata ki te aturangi ka mamao?
Kua pepehatia, mā ngā huruhuru te manu ka rere, mā te mātauranga e tūhonohono ai te ao Māori me te ao hou.
Piiee, piiee te korokii, kokoia e ara e!
Te Arawa Whānau Ora wishes to make a Memorial Scholarship award in the name of Ngaroma (Mala Grant). This scholarship aims to support a Māori undergraduate student studying to become qualified or employed in a profession in health or social services with the aspiration of supporting whānau to thrive in Te Arawa.
Mala was well-known and respected locally among her hapū, Iwi and nationally, for her contribution to several committees and projects in her capacity as Chief Executive of Te Arawa Whānau Ora.
We acknowledge Mala’s passing as a significant loss to her whānau, hapū and Iwi and the Whānau Ora collective. We wish to commemorate Mala’s commitment to Whānau Ora with our continuance of the work she commenced and was so passionate about. This is reflected in the pou of Te Arawa Whānau Ora, which are:
Whakapapa the ability to connect to tūpuna and mātauranga of Te Arawa. This is reflected in the pepeha (tribal adage acknowledging the tribal territory) Mai Maketu ki Tongariro.
Wairuatanga A Te Arawa holistic recognition of te ao wairua that pervades tikanga.
Whanaungatanga He kanohi kitea- the seen face amongst the people. The ability to connect with the hapori, fostering and preserving relationships.
Manaakitanga the ability to extend wairua, hauora, mauriora and mana to whānau.
Up to $2000 maximum
Whakapapa to Te Arawa, and be enrolled at a New Zealand tertiary institute, meet the scholarship criteria, and submit the application and supporting documentation on time.
The scholarship is available to support the following undergraduate related activities:
• Conference registration
• Travel to conference or meeting
To apply for a scholarship you must complete an online application form. You can complete an application form by opening the link on the Te Arawa Whānau Ora Facebook page. This will be published on the day of the scholarship opening date.
Opening Date: Tuesday April 6, 2021
Closing Date: Monday April 26, 2021
Notification Date: Monday May 17, 2021
Presentation Ceremony: Tuesday July 6, 2021
The assessment panel evaluate each application against several criteria. They reflect on how an applicant connects to whakapapa, wairuatanga, whanaungatanga and manaakitanga. As well as judging an application on these merits, the assessment panel consider how an application aligns with the aspirations of Te Arawa Whānau Ora.
Candidates may choose to complete the application in Te Reo Māori as well as English.
Successful candidates must be available to attend the presentation ceremony in the date specified above.
Notification and Accepting Scholarship
If your application is successful, we will email you a scholarship offer email with an agreement setting out the terms and conditions of the scholarship. We will also contact you if your application was unsuccessful.
Need More Help
Should you have any patai, you can email us on firstname.lastname@example.org or call us during business hours on 07 213 1995.
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Kia manawa toa.