Hinewai Clark, awardee, at the Auckland award ceremony 2017
Applications are open until 7pm 30 April 2020
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.
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Purpose of award
The Career Change Award is to assist a woman who is changing the focus of her career and entering a non-traditional field for women.
The Awards are a one-off grant to help with study and/or living expenses.
Value of award: $3,000
Before you apply please ensure you meet all the following eligibility criteria:
A woman, who:
Is changing career focus and entering a non-traditional field for women
Is enrolled in an NZ approved tertiary programme or trade apprenticeship
Is 35 years or over as at 15 April 2020
Is a New Zealand citizen or holds a resident class visa, and currently lives in New Zealand
Has not previously received an NHWT: HK Award
Selection criteria When selecting awardees, the selection panel consider the following: