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PACIFIC HEALTH EDUCATION SCHOLARSHIPS 2022

Talofa lava, Mālō ē lelei, Kia orana, Faka'alofa lahi atu, Bula vinaka, Malo ni, Halo olaketa, Fakatalofa atu and Kia ora,

Applications for the Pacific Health Education Scholarships 2022 are now open for 16 individual awards for Pacific students and professionals.

The Pasifika Medical Association (PMA) offers nine scholarship categories worth $120,000 to assist our Pacific people into medical and health related careers from its Education Fund. The PMA Scholarship Awards have all been named after distinguished Life Members who have demonstrated exemplary service to improving the health and well-being of Pacific communities.

Scholarships are awarded on a yearly basis as a one-off grant. Grants go towards tuition and study related costs including living costs of the recipient whilst they are studying.

Applications close on Friday 27 May 2022. Please contact Memberships & Events Manager, Phaedra Moors via phaedra@pasifikafutures.co.nz for all inquiries.



The Sorensen Pacific Health Scholarship*
Ōtāhuhu College Science Technology English and Maths Programme

The Sorensen Pacific Health Scholarship to the value of $5,000 per student, will be awarded to two indigenous Pacific students (male and female) who have completed the Ōtāhuhu College STEM Programme and enrolled to undertake a Bachelor of Health Science at a recognised tertiary institution in New Zealand.

For more information about application questions and requirements, please read: Sorensen Pacific Health Scholarship 2022.pdf

*This scholarship is only available to Ōtāhuhu College students.

The Sorensen Pacific Health Scholarship Namesake Mrs Debbie Sorensen

The 2021 Sorensen Pacific Health Scholarship Recipients Inoke Kaloni, Lusia Silao and Bronson
Talau



The Christina Atoa Tapu Nursing Scholarship

The Christina Atoa Tapu Nursing Scholarship valued at $10,000 is awarded to an undergraduate student enrolled in a Bachelor of Nursing or direct entry Master of Nursing (undergraduate) Programme in 2022. The scholarship will be awarded to an indigenous Pacific student undertaking their nursing studies at an approved NZQA accredited tertiary provider in New Zealand.

For more information about application questions and requirements, please read: Christina Atoa Tapu Nursing Scholarship 2022.pdf

The Christina Atoa Tapu Nursing Scholarship Namesake Mrs Christina Atoa Tapu

The 2021 Christina Atoa Tapu Nursing Scholarship Recipient Rachael Work



The Violani 'Ilolahia Wills Nursing Scholarship

The Violani 'Ilolahia Wills Nursing Scholarship valued at $10,000 is awarded to an undergraduate nursing student enrolled in a Bachelor of Nursing or direct entry Master of Nursing (undergraduate) Programme in 2022. The scholarship will be awarded to an indigenous Pacific nursing student undertaking their nursing studies at an approved NZQA accredited tertiary provider in New Zealand.

For more information about application questions and requirements, please read: Violani 'Ilolahia Willls Nursing Scholarship 2022.pdf

The Violani 'Ilolahia Wills Nursing Scholarship Namesake Mrs Violani 'Ilolahia Wills

The 2021 Violani 'Ilolahia Wills Nursing Scholarship Recipient Tu'uta Maue



The Abel Smith Nursing Scholarship

The Abel Smith Nursing Scholarship valued at $10,000 is awarded to one indigenous Pacific undergraduate student enrolled in a Bachelor of Nursing or direct entry Master of Nursing (undergraduate) Programme in 2022.  The scholarship will be awarded to an indigenous Pacific student undertaking their nursing studies at an approved NZQA accredited tertiary provider in New Zealand.

For more information about application questions and requirements, please read: Abel Smith Nursing Scholarship 2022.pdf 

The Abel Smith Nursing Scholarship Namesake Mr Abel Smith

The 2021 Abel Smith Nursing Scholarship Recipient Charlene Hatch McGechan



The Dr Leopino Foliaki University of Auckland Scholarship

The Dr Leopino Foliaki University of Auckland Scholarship offers four awards to the value of $5,000 each to indigenous Pacific students who are in their fifth year and studying towards a Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery at the University of Auckland – School of Medicine. The scholarship is intended to assist with the costs of carrying out their medical elective in the Trainee Intern year.

For more information about application questions and requirements, please read: Dr Leopino Foliaki University of Auckland 2022.pdf

The Dr Leopino Foliaki University of Auckland Scholarship Namesake Dr Leopino Foliaki

The 2021 Dr Leopino Foliaki University of Auckland Scholarship Recipients Vilingatoni Hasiata,
Elsie Brown, Natano Jr Kelemete and Latisha Fia



The Papa'ali'i Dr Semisi Ma'ia'i University of Otago Scholarship

The Papa’ali’i Dr Semisi Ma’ia’i Scholarship offers four awards to the value of $5,000 each to indigenous Pacific students who are in their fifth year and studying towards a Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery at the University of Otago – School of Medicine. The scholarship is intended to assist with the costs of carrying out their medical elective in the Trainee Intern year.

For more information about application questions and requirements, please read: Papa’ali’i Dr Semisi Ma’ia’i University of Otago 2022.pdf

The Papa'ali'i Dr Semisi Ma'ia'i University of Otago Scholarship Namesake 
Papa'ali'i Dr Semisi Ma'ia'i

The 2021 Papa'ali'i Dr Semisi Ma'ia'i University of Otago Scholarship Recipients Letoe Renee
Topeto, Monson Prouting, Kaitlyn Cocker-Valu and Christina Powell



The Dr Robert Woonton Scholarship

The Dr Robert Woonton Scholarship will be awarded to an indigenous Pacific medical trainee accepted into specialist training in their 1st or 2nd year of formal training.

For more information about application questions and requirements, please read: Dr Robert Woonton Scholarship.pdf

The Dr Robert Woonton Scholarship Namesake Dr Robert Woonton

The 2021 Dr Robert Woonton Scholarship Recipient Dr Tangi Kanaipono Purea



The Dr Joe Williams Scholarship

The Dr Joe Williams Scholarship will be awarded to an indigenous Pacific medical trainee accepted into specialist training in their 1st or 2nd year of formal training.

For more information about application questions and requirements, please read: Dr Joe Williams Scholarship 2022.pdf

The Dr Joe Williams Scholarship Namesake Dr Joe Williams

The 2021 Dr Joe Williams Scholarship Recipient Dr Mosese Jacob Karalus



The Sir Terepai Tuamure Maoate International Study Award

The Sir Terepai Tuamure Maoate International Study Award valued at $20,000 will be awarded to an indigenous Pacific-based Doctor or Nurse to undertake a course of study at an international institution.

For more information about application questions and requirements, please read: Sir Terepai Tuamure Maoate International Study Award 2022.pdf

The Sir Terepai Tuamure Maoate International Study Award Namesake 
Sir Terepai Tuamure Maoate

The 2021 Sir Terepai Tuamure Maoate International Study Award Recipient Dr Flora Lutui


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