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Hinewai Clark, awardee, at the Auckland award ceremony 2017




Open for applications March 2022



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If you have any questions, please contact: enquiries@newhorizonsforwomen.org.nz


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Second-chance Education Awards

There are two types of Second-Chance Education Awards:

Foundation Certificate/ Diploma Studies Awards ($1,000 to $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.


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Foundation Certificate and Diploma Studies Awards

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Second-chance Education Degree Study Awards

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Second-Chance Education Degree Study Awards Manawatū-Whanganui

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Second-chance Education Foundation/Diploma Awards sponsored by Toi Ohomai

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Second-chance Education Degree Awards sponsored by Toi Ohomai

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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 2022:

  • 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

 


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Research Award (SROW)

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Margaret L Bailey Science Award

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

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JANUS Award 2022

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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 2022, NHWTHK is offering a range of Specific Purpose Awards:

  • Career Change Award - one award for $3,000, 35+ years

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

  • Inspiring Women in IT award - 1 award of $1000 for a woman training towards a career in information technology

  • Refugee Study Awards- 1 or 2 awards of $3,000

  • Social Cohesion Award - one award for an initiative promoting social cohesion in Aotearoa/New Zealand

  • Sonja Davies Peace Award - one award up to $4,000, for an initiative that promotes peace (not for tertiary study)

  • Outward Bound Discovery Course Award sponsored by Outward Bound NZ and Alexandra Kilpatrick Bequest - one award of $2,680 value for a woman 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 18 - 26 years of age 

  • Outward Bound Activate Course Award sponsored by Outward Bound NZ and Alexandra Kilpatrick Bequest one award of $3,191 value for a woman 18+ years of age with a physical disability

  • Outward Bound Activate Course Award sponsored by Outward Bound NZ and Eva Hartshorn-Sanders one award of $3,191 value for a woman 18+ years of age with a physical disability

  • PSA Outward Bound Course award for a PSA member, co-sponsored by Outward Bound, PSA and Alexandra Kilpatrick Bequest

  • Pam Thorburn Award - $3000 for a disabled woman in the Wellington region in post-graduate study or research

  • Post-Young Environment Award - $3500 for a woman under the age of 30 for degree study or research in the areas of climate change, environmental protection or biodiversity

  • Post-Young Trades Award - two awards of $3000 for a woman under the age of 30 studying towards a trade or apprenticeship qualification

  • Te Reo o Te Hākui award - sponsored by the O'Regan and Johnson whānau - one award of $1000 for study in Te Reo Māori or with a course component in Te Reo

  • The Teupoko'ina Utanga Morgan Memorial Second-chance Education award - $3000 for a Pasifika woman for study in early childhood education

  • Women in Audio award for a woman training or starting her career in audio engineering or music production 


Please note that the following Specific Purpose awards are NOT offered in 2022:

  • AWIS STEM award - 1 or 2 awards (total of $9,000)

  • The Teupoko'ina Utanga Morgan Memorial Innovation award - $5000 for Pasifika women to advance Pasifika early childhood education - next offered in 2023

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Association of Women in the Sciences STEM Award

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Gwen Ryan Educational Award for Migrant-refugee Women

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Career Change Award

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Refugee Study Awards

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Sonja Davies Peace Award

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Outward Bound Classic Course Award

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Outward Bound Discovery Course Award

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Teupoko'ina Utanga Morgan Memorial Innovation Award

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Te Reo o Te Hākui Award

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Outward Bound Activate Course

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PSA Outward Bound Course Award

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Pam Thorburn Award

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Social Cohesion Award

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Teupoko'ina Utanga Morgan Memorial Second-chance Education Award

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Record Enable Award

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Inspiring Women in IT award

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Post-Young Trades and Enterprise Award

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Post-Young Environment Award

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