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Scholarships / Awards

There are many Scholarships awarded to Onehunga High School students annually by external Tertiary providers and others. In addition, students at the school may be considered for the following Internally selected scholarships and sponsored awards.

Year 11:

Lee Ward Award

The Year 11 Lee Warn Award is a generous gift from former student, Lee Warn, who contributes in many ways to our society. This award is given to a Year 11 student who is recognised by Onehunga High School as a deserving student of considerable potential.

2016 Award Winner: Arielle Lino

Year 12:

Building and Construction School Awards

A variety of awards are available for students who have achieved consistently across all of their Building and Construction subjects.

2016 Award Winners:  Sione Fonise, Tewh Newton, Nathaniel Rangi-Uota, Kjell Takie, Nathan Vaipa

Year 13:

Cavit Design Scholarship

A generous scholarship offered by former pupil Debbie Cavit to a student who intends on pursuing a career in design.

2016 Scholarship Recipient: Jamie Brown

Shih-Hsien Hsieh Scholarships

Two scholarships kindly donated by the Hsieh family, a family who has fond memories of the school.

2016 Scholarship Recipient: Alisi Prescott, Erika Soffe

The Kingdom Legacy Trust Scholarship

This scholarship is offered by a Christian couple who would like to support a student who otherwise would have difficulty studying at the tertiary level. The scholarship contributes to tertiary costs for two years.

2016 Scholarship Recipient: Manaia Ikifitu-Rewha

Fred McKeever Scholarship

Fred McKeever was an Onehunga identity who contributed a great deal to the community. Through the conditions of his will, Mr McKeever continues to contribute in the form of an award for a student who attends Onehunga High School in support of their tertiary study. Onehunga High School is one of five schools in the community supported by the McKeever trust.

2016 Scholarship Recipient: Monica Iakopo

Nieukerke Memorial Scholarships

The Nieukerke family were Onehunga residents. On the death of Mr and Mrs Nieukerke, money was willed to set up a trust to benefit the educational futures of students from Onehunga High School. Through this trust two Year 13 students are awarded scholarships that contribute to their tertiary costs for the first year of their study.

2016 Scholarship Recipients: Malachai Samuelu, Eugene Teulilo

Alan Haskell Awards

Alan Haskell was a local businessman who lived and worked in the Onehunga Community. He was a governor of Onehunga High School. He was on the board for 7 years and was chairperson for 4 years. After his death a trust was set up to help Year 13 students undertake tertiary study. Each year 4 Onehunga High School students are recipients of Allan Haskell Awards.

2016 Award Winners: Maria Ah Lam, Charlie Glover, Maraea Thompson, Kawa Vunipola

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