Ngā Karahipi Uru Rākau – Forestry Scholarships

3 August 2021

What do recipients receive?

The scholarships are valued at $8,000 per year for degree study, or $6,500 per year for diploma study and also include paid summer internship(s) in Te Uru Rākau – New Zealand Forest Service and/or the forestry sector.

Te Uru Rākau – New Zealand Forest Service is committed to creating greater diversity across forestry and wood processing.

There are nine scholarships available and we especially want to hear from applicants who are Māori or identify as female enrolling in a:

  • Bachelor of Forestry Science at University of Canterbury or
  • Diploma in Forest Management at Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology

Scholarships are also available for all applicants enrolling in a:

  • Bachelor of Engineering (Hons) specialising in Forest Engineering at University of Canterbury

There will be three scholarships awarded per qualification.  All applicants must be New Zealand citizens or permanent residents.

Check out our videos:

Video 1: shows the benefits that existing scholarship recipients are getting from the programme.

Video 2: shows the diversity of career paths in the forestry sector and how forestry provides great long-term career opportunities for students interested in the outdoors, sustainability, the environment, science, technology, and engineering to name a few. 

Further information about the scholarships and an application form can be found online or by emailing us.

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