Māngere-Ōtāhuhu Local Board is supporting the personal and professional development of its rangatahi and is inviting 13 to 24-year-olds to apply for its Youth Scholarships.
The programme offers up to $1000 towards learning and development opportunities for the youth.
Chairperson Lemauga Lydia Sosene says the board is committed to supporting youth in their journey towards achieving their goals.
“Financial barriers should not limit one’s desire to learn and grow, both professionally and personally. Through this scholarship programme, the board hopes to encourage our rangatahi to never let go of their desire to grow.”
Young people living or attending school in Māngere-Ōtāhuhu Local Board and aged between 13-24 years old can apply for a grant for:
- learning and development opportunities to build on your own leadership and experience within your community
- supporting the development of your own social enterprise project
- support to attend conferences, programmes or training for personal development, such as climate change, leadership, social innovation, wellness, arts and culture, trade, sports, and media.
- running an event or programme in response to community interest and need.
Types of projects funded by the grant:
- Sports and recreation