Motueka High School awards a range of scholarships each year, totalling more than $80,000, including five Kina Beach Scholarships generously donated by the estate of Muriel Sterling.

  • Kina Beach Scholarships

5 x $8,000 (subject to change) Criteria: Work to potential, attend Motueka High School for 3 years, studying towards tertiary qualification

  • McKee Trust Scholarship

$2,000 a year for 3 years  Criteria: All round financial need

  • Rowling Memorial Scholarship

$3,000 Criteria: All round financial need

  • Riwaka Educational Scholarship

$2,000 Criteria: Living in Riwaka, for tertiary study

  • Grete Smith Memorial Scholarship

$2,000 Criteria: Creative writing, open to all students, original work

Grete Smith info 2017

  • Manoy Scholarship

$1,500 Criteria: All round financial need

  • ITM Sports Performance Scholarship

Fees/stationery for 2 years, uniform

  • Emerging Talent Scholarships

Open to all Year 8’s who will be attending MHS in 2018. To recognise the strengths and talents in a number of different areas ie: sport, arts, academics and extra-curricular activities.  The successful applicant will have their uniform and stationery requirements paid in full with the payment of some fees for the first two years of High School.  Entries close 27th October 2017.

Emerging Talents Endorsement Form 2017

Emerging Talents Scholarship Application 2017

Emerging Talents Scholarship Display Page

Other Scholarships include:

  • Network Tasman
  • Nelson Federation of Graduate Women Trust
  • McGlashan Pharmacy Scholarship


Scholarships are also available by applying to  StudySoup just launched a Student Side Hustlers Scholarship program. This is a $1,000 scholarship to be awarded to one student entrepreneur who has demonstrated initiative, perseverance, and a little creativity to set up a side business as a way of bringing in extra income while still in school. It doesn’t matter if they’ve made $100 or $10,000…if they’re an up and coming entrepreneur, we want to hear from them!
Who is eligible:Any individual at least sixteen (16) years old who meets one of the following criteria:

  • Currently attending high school
  • Currently attending an accredited university or college (undergraduate and graduate students are both eligible)

How to apply: Follow this link to the scholarship application:

Full information on eligibility as well as terms and conditions.  Deadline February 1, 2018


Upcoming events

School Manu Korero: 27 March 2018
TSS Mountain Biking Championships: 28 March 2018
Good Friday: 30 March 2018
Easter holidays: 30 March-3 April 2018
Please note Tuesday 3 April is a school holiday
Music Showcase: 5 April 2018
Thursday 5 April 7.00 – 9.30pm
SISS Adventure Racing: 7 April 2018
Shakespeare Festival: 7 April 2018
TSS Golf Championships: 9 April 2018
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