Toloa Secondary School Scholarships for Pasifika Students in Years 9-13

September 28, 2021

Toloa Secondary School Scholarships

Pacific students that will be in years 9 to 13 in 2022 that show a passion for STEAM subjects? That’s Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Maths!

Kia orana, Noa’ia, Talofa lava, Mauri, Mālō e lelei, Tālofa, Ni Sa Bula Vinaka, Fakaalofa lahi atu, Mālō ni and warm Pacific greetings.

The Ministry for Pacific Peoples is delighted to announce our brand-new scholarship: The Toloa Secondary School Scholarship which aims to inspire and support Pacific students in their engagement with STEAM subjects: Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Maths.

Now in its seventh year, the Toloa programme is achieving its goal of helping Pacific Aotearoa thrive in STEAM: Science, Technology, Engineering Arts and Maths.

What do the scholarships cover?

  • School and/or provider fees and equipment for one year to the maximum of $2000.
  • Wellbeing coaching sessions throughout the year.
  • Toloa two-day STEAM conference in 2022.
  • Toloa alumni programme with access to STEAM networks, mentors, employers.
  • Scholarships can be available for more than one year depending on alignment to scholarship criteria and the expected academic performance requirements.

Key dates

  • Applications open on Monday 20 September, 2021.
  • Applications close on Monday 18 October, 2021
Find out more now!


Fa’afetai lava,
The Ministry for Pacific Peoples