CNIWC Scholarship

This scholarship aims to support a local person through higher education (university) who is focused on a developing a career in Rotorua within wood processing and manufacturing and/or wood technology and/or timber design.


  • $6k a year for 3 years of their degree to help with tuition fees and living costs.


  • 4 to 10-week paid internships each summer with a Rotorua-based company within the wood processing, wood technology or timber design.
  • Mentor support from CNI Wood Council throughout the course.

Continuation of your scholarship depends on your successful completion each year.

Applications close 15 January 2022.

Download the application form below.

Ngā Karahipi Uru Rākau Forestry Scholarships

Scholarship applications are open for those wishing to study the Diploma in Forestry Management at Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology next year.

The scholarships are worth $6,500 each year of the diploma and include a paid summer internship.

This is a great opportunity for any of your graduates or soon-to-be graduates considering study next year.

Scholarships are open to Maori and/or those that identify as female to encourage greater diversity in the sector.

Applications close Wednesday 17 November 2021.

To apply and for more details go to