Scholarships

Apprenticeships and tertiary study

As part of our annual education grants programme, we offer the following scholarships to support young Masterton people further their education.

1.  MTLT Retraining Scholarship:  Scholarships of up to $2,000 to support individuals who are enrolled in or are intending to enrol in a course of study to facilitate a change of career.  The scholarship is available to assist with the payment of course fees for recognised study/training programmes within New Zealand run by an approved education provider.  More information here.

2.  MTLT Tenant Apprentice Scholarship:  Six scholarships of up to $1,000 each awarded each year to assist apprentices employed by MTLT tenants with industry training fees, essential work gear/tools, travel and other associated training costs. More information here.

3.  Alan MacDiarmid Scholarship:   Each year we award the Alan MacDiarmid Scholarship to the district’s top Chemistry student studying toward a science or science related degree.  More information here.

4.  Golden C'Art Scholarship:   The Golden C'Art Scholarship is awarded to a top performing Wairarapa student in a fine arts subject (sculpture, painting, design, photography), provided that the recipient is going on to study a fine arts or arts related course at a New Zealand Tertiary Institution.  More information here 

Read the stories of some of our scholarship recipients here.