Toloa Tertiary Scholarship Application Form

Please note that you are not able to save and close your application to come back to at a later stage. Before you proceed, we recommend you have the following attachments ready to upload at the end of your application:

  1. Copy of your most recent academic transcript. We will also require your 2020 academic transcript also
  2. Supporting letters from two independent referees (more information can be found at the end of this form)

Due to high demand, incomplete or late applications will not be considered. Applications close at 5pm on Friday 23 October 2020.

For further enquiries please email [email protected]

Section 1: Applicant Profile

Security Check

Section 2: Academic Record
Attachment 1 : A full transcript of your academic record is required. Please attach at the end.
Section 3: Course of study
Section 4: Background

Please give a short response of 100 to 250 words for each question below.

My Profile

My Work Experience

My Skillset

Section 5: Key Selection Criteria

Please give a short response of 100 to 250 words for each question below.

Contribution to Pacific communities

Leadership qualities/experience

Study plan and future aspirations

Family and community

Section 6: Referees

Please attach character references from two independent referees. The reference will:

  1. explain how long they have known you,
  2. how they know you,
  3. illustrate your ability to meet the criteria of the scholarship,
  4. your potential to advancing positive outcomes in the Pacific community, and
  5. why you deserve a STEM scholarship

The referees must be of appropriate standing (e.g. a church minister, school teacher, school principal, youth worker etc). The references will be confidential to the selection panel. Please attach these to the checklist at the end.


Attachment 2 & 3 : Reference letters from two independent referees is required. Please attach at the end.
Section 7: Review


Attachment Checklist

Submit Application

I understand that:

  1. The Ministry for Pacific Peoples (The Ministry) is collecting the personal information from me for the purposes of the Toloa STEM Tertiary Scholarships.
  2. My personal information is provided to the Ministry for the purposes of processing my application and for Toloa Tertiary Scholarship promotional purposes in some cases and I authorise my personal information to be used for these purposes.
  3. The Ministry is collecting and holding the information and the address is: Ministry for Pacific Peoples, Level 1, 101 to 103 The Terrace, PO Box 833, Wellington. The Ministry can be contacted by email at [email protected]
  4. My personal information is being provided voluntarily. If all the information requested is not provided, there are no consequences except where it may affect eligibility for applying for the Toloa Tertiary Scholarship. I am entitled to have access to and to request correction of the personal information held by The Ministry.

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