Pacific Health Scholarships – Apply Now!

In 2018 the Pasifika Medical Association Group launched seven scholarships to assist Pacific people into medical and health-related careers. The scholarships have all been named after Life Members of the PMA who have given exemplary service to improving the health of Pacific people in New Zealand and in the region. The mentioned scholarships are awarded on a yearly bases as a one-off grant. Scholarship recipients can use this grant for tuition costs or study-related costs and may also use some of the grants to contribute to the living cost of the recipient whilst they are studying.

Apply now by selecting the relevant scholarship below! Applications close on the 31 May 2019.

For more information please email us info@pacifichealth.org.nz or by phone +64 9250 5761.

Dr. Leopino Foliaki – University of Auckland Scholarship

Will be awarded to a Pacific male and female student studying towards a Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBChB) at the University of Auckland School of Medicine.  Students must be in their sixth year of study. The award is $10,000 per student. APPLY NOW

Papaali’i Dr. Semisi Mai’a’i – University of Otago Scholarship

Will be awarded to a Pacific male and female student studying towards a Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBChB) at the University of Otago School of Medicine.  Students must be in their sixth year of study. The award is $10,000 per student. APPLY NOW 

Christina Atoa Tapu and Violani ‘Ilolahia – Pacific Nursing Scholarship

Will be awarded to an indigenous Pacific nursing student undertaking studies to an approved NZQA accredited tertiary provider in New Zealand.  The Award is worth $10,000 per student.  APPLY NOW 

Sir. Terepai Tuamure Maoate – International Study Award

Will be awarded to a Pacific-based Doctor or Nurse to undertake a course of study at an international institution.  The Award is worth NZD$20,000. APPLY NOW