Te Ara a

Kupe Beaton 

Scholarship

Dedicated to young Maori students who have the spirit to conquer the world stage.

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About the Scholarship

Crimson Education believes in the power of personalised education and mentoring. Recipients of the scholarship will receive tailored tutoring and mentoring support that helps them to apply to and secure admission to top-ranked universities in New Zealand and abroad.

This scholarship was the first of its kind in New Zealand, paying homage to the company's birthplace from which Maori culture plays a central part of the story.

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Extracurricular

 Advising

Leadership

Consulting

MedView UMAT Preparatory Programme

NCEA / pre-NCEA Subject Tutoring

Academic Mentorship through the duration of the school year

Communications / Speech & Drama / Debating Coaching

Early Stage Career 
Advice Support

Pastoral care and 
ongoing support

Te Okiwa McLean joined the Te Karere team in 2016. He is passionate about Te Reo Māori and loves sharing stories from a Māori perspective. Te Okiwa has worked as a radio host for Radio Kahungunu. He was given hands-on media experience by Mr Julian Wilcox, then at Māori Television, which changed his career pathway from the Navy to Media Studies. Te Okiwa holds a Bachelor of Māori Development - Māori Media from AUT and recently graduated from Te Panekiretanga o Te Reo.

Te Okiwa McLean

Shay Wright

Shay co-founded Te Whare Hukahuka, an organisation that helps rebuild local Maori economy through education and training. Shay's organisation recently featured in Forbes 30 under 30 in the Social Entrepreneur category, He has also worked extensively with The Icehouse.

Jamie Beaton

Co-founder and CEO of Crimson Education. Jamie applied to the top 25 universities in the world and gained acceptance into all of them. Jamie was named 2016 Young Innovator of the Year by the NZ Innovation Council. This year Jamie featured in Forbes Asia 30 Under 30 - Consumer Tech.

2018 Judging Panel

Kevin Sim

Kevin was the head of counselling at Raffles Institute, the most competitive high school in the world based in Singapore and holds the world record for most admits to Oxford and Cambridge as well as to Harvard, Yale, Princeton, Stanford and MIT for an international school.

Larry is the Charles W. Eliot University professor at Harvard University and Social Equity & Global Access Advisor on the Board of Crimson Education. Larry also served as 27th president of Harvard and has held many influential positions including secretary of the treasury of the United States, political economist for the President’s Council of Economic Advisers, chief economist of the World Bank and director of the National Economic Council for President Barack Obama.

Larry Summers

Sharndre Kushor

Sharndre is Co-founder and COO of Crimson Education which now operates across 10 countries with a network of over 2,000 tutors and mentors who support students around the world. Sharndre featured alongside Jamie on the Forbes Asia 30 Under 30 list and was named a Youth Enterprise Award winner by the NZ government.

Hohepa Stablein

Hohepa was  Dux of his high school and is now studying Medicine at the University of Otago. As an Iwi, he is heavily involved in supporting Kiwis to reach their academic potential, having worked in the Maori community within education and public health, namely working with MidCentral DHB on rangatahi participation in health professions.

How-Shin is currently the CEO of MedView, Australasia’s largest mentoring organisation in helping students from all backgrounds enter careers in health. He is also a Trainee Intern at Waitemata DHB and in his final year of MBChB Medicine at the University of Auckland. This year How-Shin was awarded for his research and contributions to improving patient safety at North Shore Hospital.

How-Shin

Professor David Buisson

Professor Buisson has a PhD in Chemistry as well as an MBA from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). He spends time mentoring entrepreneurs, businesses and students for leadership development and to enhance their creativity by extending themselves out of their comfort zone.

High school recipients

Scholarship Program Includes 

The value of the personalised education and mentoring program awarded to each scholarship recipient

Year 10 / 11 / 12 / 13 are eligible to apply

$20,000

Applicants

Te Ara a

Kupe Beaton 

Scholarship

Dedicated to young Maori students who have the spirit to conquer the world stage.

Deadline passed

About the Scholarship

Crimson Education believes in the power of personalised education and mentoring. Recipients of the scholarship will receive tailored tutoring and mentoring support that helps them to apply to and secure admission to top-ranked universities in New Zealand and abroad.

This scholarship was the first of its kind in New Zealand, paying homage to the company's birthplace from which Maori culture plays a central part of the story.

05

High school recipients

value of the personalised education and mentoring program awarded to each scholarship recipient

Year 10 / 11 / 12 / 13 are eligible to apply

$20,000

Applicants

Leadership Consulting

MedView UMAT Preparatory Programme

NCEA / pre-NCEA Subject Tutoring

Academic Mentorship through the duration of the school year

Communications / Speech & Drama / Debating Coaching

Early Stage Career 
Advice Support

Pastoral care and 
ongoing support

Scholarship Program Includes 

Extracurricular Advising

Te Okiwa McLean joined the Te Karere team in 2016. He is passionate about Te Reo Māori and loves sharing stories from a Māori perspective. Te Okiwa has worked as a radio host for Radio Kahungunu. He was given hands-on media experience by Mr Julian Wilcox, then at Māori Television, which changed his career pathway from the Navy to Media Studies. Te Okiwa holds a Bachelor of Māori Development - Māori Media from AUT and recently graduated from Te Panekiretanga o Te Reo.

Te Okiwa McLean

Shay Wright

Shay co-founded Te Whare Hukahuka, an organisation that helps rebuild local Maori economy through education and training. Shay's organisation recently featured in Forbes 30 under 30 in the Social Entrepreneur category, He has also worked extensively with The Icehouse.

Lily Holder-McFlinn

Lily is one of the five recipients of the 2017 Te Ara a Kupe Beaton Scholarship. Since beginning her journey with Crimson, she has received four NZQA subject scholarships, a $5000 Victoria Academic Excellence Scholarship, and a $15,000 Spark scholarship for women in technology. Her interests in technology and debating have led her to study a conjoint degree of Law and Computer Science at Victoria University.

2018 Judging Panel

Kevin Sim

Kevin was the head of counselling at Raffles Institute, the most competitive high school in the world based in Singapore and holds the world record for most admits to Oxford and Cambridge as well as to Harvard, Yale, Princeton, Stanford and MIT for an international school.

Larry is the Charles W. Eliot University professor at Harvard University and Social Equity & Global Access Advisor on the Board of Crimson Education. Larry also served as 27th president of Harvard and has held many influential positions including secretary of the treasury of the United States, political economist for the President’s Council of Economic Advisers, chief economist of the World Bank and director of the National Economic Council for President Barack Obama.

Larry Summers

Sharndre Kushor

Sharndre is Co-founder and COO of Crimson Education which now operates across 10 countries with a network of over 2,000 tutors and mentors who support students around the world. Sharndre featured alongside Jamie on the Forbes Asia 30 Under 30 list and was named a Youth Enterprise Award winner by the NZ government.

Hohepa Stablein

Hohepa was  Dux of his high school and is now studying Medicine at the University of Otago. As an Iwi, he is heavily involved in supporting Kiwis to reach their academic potential, having worked in the Maori community within education and public health, namely working with MidCentral DHB on rangatahi participation in health professions.

How-Shin is currently the CEO of MedView, Australasia’s largest mentoring organisation in helping students from all backgrounds enter careers in health. He is also a Trainee Intern at Waitemata DHB and in his final year of MBChB Medicine at the University of Auckland. This year How-Shin was awarded for his research and contributions to improving patient safety at North Shore Hospital.

How-Shin

Professor David Buisson

Professor Buisson has a PhD in Chemistry as well as an MBA from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). He spends time mentoring entrepreneurs, businesses and students for leadership development and to enhance their creativity by extending themselves out of their comfort zone.

How To Apply

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

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List your   extracurriculars and leadership activities which can include sporting involvement

S T E P

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List any involvement in Maori culture initiatives

S T E P

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Provide a specific statement of competency in Te reo Maori

S T E P

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

Deadline passed

Key Dates

Applications open

Applications close

Finalists announced

Scholarship recipients announced on Awards night

Applicant interviews

20 July

20 August

24 August

27 - 31 August

16 September

How To Apply

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

S T E P

01

List your extracurriculars and leadership activities which can include sporting involvement 

S T E P

02

List any involvement in Maori culture initiatives

S T E P

03

Provide a specific statement of competency in Te reo Maori

S T E P

04

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

S T E P

05

Key Dates

Application open

Application close

Finalists announced

Applicants announced on Awards night

Applicant interviews

20 July

20 August

24 August

27 - 31 August

16 September

Deadline passedApply today!Apply today!

Sir John Morris ONZM

Sir John Morris served as headmaster of Auckland Grammar School for 15 years. Sir Morris introduced CIE to students across the country and has been recognised by the Governor with an Order of New Zealand Merit (ONZM)

Co-founder and CEO of Crimson Education. Jamie applied to the top 25 universities in the world and gained acceptance into all of them. Jamie was named 2016 Young Innovator of the Year by the NZ Innovation Counil. This year Jamie featured in Forbes Asia 30 Under 30 - Consumer Tech.

Jamie Beaton

Lily Holder-McFlinn

Lily is one of the five recipients of the 2017 Te Ara a Kupe Beaton Scholarship. Since beginning her journey with Crimson, she has received four NZQA subject scholarships, a $5000 Victoria Academic Excellence Scholarship, and a $15,000 Spark scholarship for women in technology. Her interests in technology and debating have led her to study a conjoint degree of Law and Computer Science at Victoria University.

Sir John Morris ONZM

Sir John Morris served as headmaster of Auckland Grammar School for 15 years. Sir Morris introduced CIE to students across the country and has been recognised by the Governor with an Order of New Zealand Merit (ONZM)

Whetu Cormick

With over twenty years of school leadership experience Whetu was elected to the role of President of the New Zealand Principals’ Federation in 2017.
His role is to be the Federation’s voice, to champion what he knows is right for New Zealand’s young people and to speak up for the profession.

Whetu Cormick

With over twenty years of school leadership experience Whetu was elected to the role of President of the New Zealand Principals’ Federation in 2017. His role is to be the Federation’s voice, to champion what he knows is right for New Zealand’s young people and to speak up for the profession.

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