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Tū Kahika - Foundation Year Health Sciences Scholarship

Application closing date: 5pm 15 August
Please note that an accommodation application for a University Residential College must be completed and submitted separately.

If you don’t receive a confirmation email after submitting your application, please email us to check we received it:

Fields marked with an * must be completed.

Applicants details

Home address

Postal address

If you are living in a boarding school please provide the name, address and phone number of the Hostel Manager
Parent/legal guardian contact details
Academic details
Level Subject NCEA credits Other if not NCEA
Achievement standard Unit standard Total
Excellence Merit Achieved Achieved Achieved Grade %
Personal statement*
Written essay questions*
Scholarships/programmes you are involved in
University of Otago:
Hands on Science, Science Wānanga, REACH, OUASSA, OCE or any other Otago programmes
University of Auckland:
Whakapike Ake: MASH or COACH programmes
DHB Initiatives:
Kia Ora Hauora, Incubator or any other initiatives
Programme Location Date Attended
Confidential reference

Please provide details of at least one but up to two confidential referees who can comment on your academic ability and/or commitment to Māori health and Te Ao Māori. At least one referee should be your School Principal or Associate/Deputy/Assistant Principal or Year 13 Dean. A confidential reference form will be emailed to your referee(s) to complete and return.

Referee #1*

Referee #2

Privacy statement

The information requested in this application form and your academic record will be used for the purposes of assessing your application for the Tū Kahika Scholarship. Information may also be used for statistical purposes. This potential use would aggregate data and therefore not identify individual applicants.

The University of Otago undertakes to store your application in a secure place in the event that you are successful in gaining entry to Tū Kahika, or selected as a waitlisted candidate, and to destroy your application to preserve its confidentiality in the event that you are unsuccessful in gaining entry. References provided by third parties relating to your application are confidential, and you will not be permitted to access these reports.

By applying for Tū Kahika you agree that the University of Otago may request, and NZQA may provide to the University, your national student number and academic results for the purposes of assessing your application.

Declaration of applicant