Scholarships and award opportunities
Scholarships and Awards
Some of our donors have chosen to make provision for scholarships through the Acorn Foundation. Below is the list of the scholarships and awards that are currently available. Click through each award for more information on how to apply.
For Year 13 students from Te Puke High School
For a writer of contemporary adult fiction.
For female students 25 years and over studying at the University of Waikato’s Tauranga campus
For a student who is the first in their family/whanau to undertake full-time undergraduate study at the University of Waikato in Tauranga
To financially students aged 40+ years during their study at undergraduate (or postgraduate) level at the University of Waikato Tauranga campus.
For secondary school students who have excelled, shown great work ethic, and have a desire to contribute to society
For a Tauranga Boys College student who is seeking to excel in his chosen field.
To assist in the furtherance of studies in classical music (singing or instrumental).
For WBOP athletes who are excelling internationally in his or her chosen sport
For Year 13 college students in the Western Bay of Plenty
For adult students at the University of Waikato Tauranga campus
Acorn is currently managing six Emerging Practitioner Awards for students of the performing arts.
For a student who is preparing for a career in creative arts
For a medical student who attended college in the Western BOP
To support a Year 13 student wanting to pursue studies in the fine arts at tertiary level
For 14 students in Year 12 from any of the colleges in the Western Bay of Plenty and Whakatane
For apprentices and employees of Tauranga engineering firms.
For an Otumoetai College student wishing to undertake tertiary study in New Zealand
To support Tauranga Girls' College students with travel.