Berkeley Scholarship

The University of California, Berkeley, (UC Berkeley) is the number one public university in the world and is ranked in the top three universities globally for agricultural and resource economics – strategic areas of focus for Tuaropaki. Through a special alliance with Berkeley University, the Trust is pleased to offer an exceptional opportunity to study in this outstanding and stimulating learning environment.

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“Berkeley is a place where the brightest minds from across the globe come together to explore, ask questions and improve the world.” Tuaropaki Trust is offering up to two recipients the opportunity to live and study at this prestigious University for a semester in 2017.

The successful applicants will receive:

  • Visiting scholar status for one semester;
  • Choice of a wide range of papers offered by either the Goldman School of Public Policy or the School of Social Welfare. As well as the opportunity to study papers outside of these two faculties;
  • Membership in the cohort of other international Scholars participating in the program; and
  • A Full scholarship from the Trust

To apply you must:

  • Be an owner or descendant of a current living owner in Tuaropaki E;
  • Completed a degree in any field of study with at least 2 years work experience OR if you do not have a degree, have at least 7 years work experience; and
  • Hold no criminal convictions that would prohibit your entry into the United States.

For further information on the application requirements please refer to the application form and the Berkeley Scholarship Regulations.

How to apply

Applications and expressions of interest for the 2017 Scholarship are now open. The close-off date for the Application is 10 February 2017.

Application Forms can be downloaded below and hard copy applications can be sent to:

C/-UC Berkeley Scholarship
Tuaropaki Trust
PO Box 441
Taupo 3551

For more information about the Berkeley Scholarship please contact:

The Owner Services Manager
Tuaropaki Trust
Phone: +64 7 376 2500

Application Documents

Berkeley Scholarship Regulations - 2017 PDF 349kb

Berkeley Scholarship Application - 2017 PDF 669kb