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Application forms are available from March 2024 with a final closing date of 10 May 2024.

Value of Grants

The grant value is dependent on the number of successful applicants.

Persons Eligible

To be eligible you must be:

  • An owner or descendant of an owner in the Lake Taupō Forest Trust (shareholder number to be obtained by calling the Lake Taupō Forest Trust Office on 07 386 8839.
  • A full-time student enrolled at an NZQA accredited University, College of Education, Polytechnic or Whare Wananga (does not include Secondary School).
  • Studying in one of the following fields:

Forestry, Finance, Business Management, Law, Science, Engineering, Environmental (Taiao), Information Technology, GIS Mapping or Marketing, Te Reo Māori, Health Professionals.

Application Forms

The following applies to all applicants:

  • Complete all parts of the application form.
  • Provide confirmation of enrolment and payment from your tertiary provider.
  • Provide a verified bank account number from your bank.
  • Incomplete applications will be declined.

Additional Information

The Trust will be holding a 3-day wananga for successful applicants during the semester break in or about late June 2024.

Click here to download the Information Sheet and PDF Application form