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Te Ara a Kupe Beaton Scholarship

Dedicated to young Māori high school students who have the spirit to conquer the world stage.

Less than 1 week to apply!

Applications close Sunday 18 April 11:59pm NZT

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$300k

Education and mentoring provided to recipients so far

Up to $20,000

Of personalised education and mentoring awarded to each scholarship recipient

Years 10 - 13

Applicants can be in Year 10/11/12/13

Applications close Sunday 18 April 11:59pm NZT

Thanks for your interest! Whether you are nominating yourself or another, please submit your contact details below and we will follow up with a more detailed application form to be filled in.

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Next Steps

Step 01
Describe your Māori identity

Step 02
Submit a 500 word maximum statement as to how this scholarship will benefit your future

Step 03
List your leadership and extracurricular activities including Māori cultural initiatives

Step 04
Share your future study goals and dreams

Step 05
Submit a CV and academic transcript (term report & formal examination results)

Maori Haka performer
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Scholarship program for high school students includes

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Māori student and previous Te Ara a Kupe Beaton Scholarship winner, Sam, gains admission to Harvard

Some 3 years ago, 15-year-old Sam applied for Crimson’s Te Ara a Kupe Beaton Scholarship figuring he might as well throw his hat in the ring! Little did he know back then that his becoming one of five talented Māori students to receive the scholarships led to his working with Crimson and eventually gaining admission to Harvard and Yale.

The soon to be Harvard freshman, who dreamed, even then, of being New Zealand’s first Māori Prime Minister, is well on his way, having gained acceptance to Harvard - which breeds leaders like Barack Obama, John F. Kennedy (and 6 other US Presidents) to name a few. To read more about Sam’s journey from Mount Maunganui, to Cambridge, Massachusetts, click the button below.

Scholarship winner Sam Taylor
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Hear from Sam and how he worked with Crimson

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