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: firstname.lastname@example.org
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
Purpose of the awards
The Refugee Study Awards are for women who are studying for a New Zealand tertiary qualification, and who have not been through the New Zealand school system. The awards are a one-off grant to help with study and/or living expenses.
Value of the awards
One award of $3000 - preference for an awardee from the Manawatu region (but not required)
To apply for the Refugee Study Awards you must meet all the following eligibility criteria:
The applicant is a woman, who:
Is enrolled in an NZ approved tertiary qualification
Is studying at diploma or degree level (NZQA level 5 or above)
Is a New Zealand citizen or holds a resident class visa, and lives in New Zealand
Provides evidence of having arrived in New Zealand as a refugee - ID card or NZ Immigration, Service refugee travel document
Has not previously received an NHWT: HK Award
When selecting awardees, the selection panel considers the following:
Academic achievements and career plans