Online Scholarship Application

The scholarship fund is awarded on a case by case basis.  The funding promotes educational advancement of the Omapere Rangihamama Trust Shareholders and Beneficiaries.

To be eligible for the Education Scholarship fund you must fulfill the following:

  • You must be a registered Shareholder or Beneficiary of the Trust.
  • Applications for Scholarships open 1st February each year and close March 31st of the same year.
  • Provide evidence of course enrolment and acceptance.
  • Must provide NZ bank account details and bank stamped verified confirmation of the account number from the NZ bank. Payment will be direct credited to your verified bank account number.
  • The distribution of the scholarships is at the discretion of the Board of Trustees and applications will be carefully considered once the Trust is in receipt of a FULLY completed application.

Applications can be submitted by email to, posted to P O Box 604, Kaikohe, couriered/handed in at the Trust office at 12 Mangakahia Road, Kaikohe or by using the link to the application below.

Scholarship application form can be downloaded here

Important Notes:

  • If you are successful in being awarded a scholarship, you will not be eligible for another scholarship in the following year.
  • If the course intended, as per the application, is not pursued the funds must be returned to the Omapere Rangihamama Trust or evidence of enrolment in another equivalent course commencing at the same time must be provided to the Trust.

Online General / Agricultural Specific Scholarships Application Form



If you know only part of your whakapapa, give the details that are known to you.


Please provide the name and contact details for one referee who can be contacted if necessary to support your application (e.g. Kaumatua (Kuia/Korua), Head of Department, School Principal or Senior Lecturer).

Privacy Act

The Trustees of Omapere Taraire E & Rangihamama X3A Ahu Whenua Trust will, in accordance with the provisions of the Privacy Act 1993, make available to the applicant on request the personal information that it holds about the applicant and will make any appropriate corrections to that information, to ensure that the information which is held is accurate. By submitting this application you are agreeing that: 1. I confirm that all of the information supplied in support of my application is accurate at the date of signing and the supporting documentation is enclosed being forwarded. 2. I undertake to notify the Trust if I withdraw from my chosen course of study during the next academic year. 3. I authorise a representative from the Trust to contact my referee or any person in connection with my academic record.