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Applications open for Māngere-Ōtāhuhu Youth Scholarships

Apply before 13 March

Published: 27 February 2020

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.”

Eligibility criteria

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:

  • Arts
  • Community
  • Environment
  • Events
  • Heritage
  • Sports and recreation

Applications close on 13 March 2020. Apply online or for more details contact Sa Va’aelua on


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