Toi Ohomai Howie Hinton Memorial Scholarship

Howie Hinton was a dedicated and inspirational tutor of our sport and recreation courses back when Toi Ohomai was known as Bay of Plenty Polytechnic. This scholarship is offered by the Hinton family in Howie's memory.


The scholarship is open to Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology Tauranga Campus Bachelor in Sport and Recreation students who are in their first year of study and will be enrolling in the second year.

Open to New Zealand citizens and permanent residents only.


The successful applicant will need to provide evidence of a high level of commitment to their sport and recreation studies.

The financial needs of the applicant will also be a factor in deciding the recipient of the scholarship.



Assists with second year course fees.

Closing date

Application Requirements

Applicants must include a brief statement outlining:
  • your career plans, your achievements to date
  • any community or sporting interests you have (or have had)
  • your personal strengths
  • how the Howie Hinton Memorial Scholarship may be critical to your success

Contact information

Scholarships Office

Executive Support (Scholarships)

0800 86 46 46

Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm

Executive Support (Scholarships), Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology, Private Bag 12001, Tauranga