Ngā Karahipi Uru Rākau – Forestry Scholarships

16 June 2021

Te Uru Rākau – New Zealand Forest Service is pleased to announce that applications for Ngā Karahipi Uru Rākau – Forestry Scholarships are now open for study beginning 2022 (including scholarships to study forest engineering). Applications opened 1 June and close 15 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 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 (New)

 Scholarships are also available for all applicants enrolling in a:

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

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

 Check out this video that shows the benefits that existing scholarship recipients are getting from the programme.

This video showcases 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 at on our website or by you can email us.

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