'Kia kaha, kia kaha maia, kia manawanni - Be strong, have confidence and determination. Life is what you make it...'

Hinewai Clark, awardee, at the Auckland award ceremony 2017

Applications are now closed for 2020 - decisions will be communicated to all applicants by the end of July.

We offer three award categories:

Second-chance Education awards, Research awards and Specific Purpose awards. For more information and to apply, select the tabs below.

If you have any questions or difficulties completing the application form, please contact: enquiries@newhorizonsforwomen.org.nz

Please note: You will need to sign up to register on the applications website. Once registered, you will be able to start your application. You can return to complete your application at another time, by signing back in. This video shows how to continue a partially completed application. View The Video


Second-chance Education Awards

There are two types of Second-Chance Education Awards:

Foundation Certificate/ Diploma Studies Awards ($1,000 $1,400) and Degree Study Awards ($3,000 to $4,000).

Purpose

Second-Chance Education Awards are for women who are engaging in tertiary education for the first time, at EITHER a Foundation Certificate (NZQA level 3-4) or Diploma level (NZQA level 5-6), or Degree level (NZQA level 7).

In all categories, the awards are a one-off grant to help with study and/or living expenses.


Special announcement 2020:

Te Reo o te Hākui Award sponsored by the O'Regan and Johnson whānau is a new award for study in Te Reo Māori.

(Apply under Foundation/Diploma OR Degree level Second Chance Education Awards for Te Reo o te Hākui).


Contact Details:

enquiries@newhorizonsforwomen.org.nz

Application Closed | Application Opens 01/03/2021

Foundation Certificate and Diploma Studies Awards

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Application Closed | Application Opens 01/03/2021

Degree Study Awards

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Research Awards

Purpose

All awards for research aim to support women who are conducting research that benefits women and/or girls in Aotearoa New Zealand. 

Research awards offered in 2020:

Society for Research on Women (SROW) Research award, valued at $5000

Wāhine Ora: a co-funded research award from Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga, New Zealand's Māori Centre for Research Excellence and New Horizons for Women Trust: Hine Kahukura, valued at $10,000

Margaret L Bailey Science Award, for research expenses of a post-doctoral researcher in the physical and social sciences, valued at $5000

 


Application Closed | Application Opens 01/03/2021

Research Awards

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Application Closed | Application Opens 01/03/2021

Margaret L Bailey Science Award

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Application Closed | Application Opens 01/03/2021

Wāhine Ora: Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga New Horizons for Women

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Specific Purpose Awards

Purpose Specific Purpose Awards are for women to study or develop an initiative with a specific purpose. 

Description In 2020, NHWTHK is offering a range of Specific Purpose Awards:

AWIS STEM award - 1 -3 awards totalling $9,000

Career Change Award - one award for $3,000

Jeanette Scott Award - one award for $3,000

Ria McBride Public Service Management Award - one award for $15,000

Refugee Study Awards- one award of $3,000

Sonja Davies Peace Award - one award up to $4,000

Outward Bound Discovery Course Award sponsored by Outward Bound NZ and Alexandra Kilpatrick Bequest - one award of $2,680 value for a woman over 27 years of age

Outward Bound Classic Course Award sponsored by Outward Bound NZ and Alexandra Kilpatrick Bequest one award of $4,349 value for a woman under 27 years of age 

The Gwen Ryan Educational Award for Migrant-refugee Women - one award of $3000

The PSA Award for study at a post-graduate level on gender and pay-equity - one award $3000 

Please note that the Teupoko'ina Utanga Morgan Memorial Innovation award is not offered this year.

Special announcements 2020:

The Gwen Ryan Educational Award for Migrant-refugee Women is a new award for a migrant or refugee woman who is undertaking education at tertiary level 

The Public Service Association Award is a new award for study at a post-graduate level on gender and pay-equity

Contact Details:

enquiries@newhorizonsforwomen.org.nz

Application Closed | Application Opens 01/03/2021

PSA Award

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Application Closed | Application Opens 01/03/2021

Association of Women in the Sciences STEM Award

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Application Closed | Application Opens 01/03/2021

Jeanette Scott Award

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Application Closed | Application Opens 01/03/2021

The Gwen Ryan Educational Award for Migrant-refugee Women

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Application Closed | Application Opens 01/03/2021

Career Change Award

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Application Closed | Application Opens 01/03/2021

Refugee Study Awards

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Application Closed | Application Opens 02/03/2020

Ria McBride Public Service Management Award

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Application Closed | Application Opens 01/03/2021

Sonja Davies Peace Award

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Application Closed | Application Opens 01/03/2021

Outward Bound Classic Course Award

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Application Closed | Application Opens 01/03/2021

Outward Bound Discovery Course Award

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