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Hinewai Clark, awardee, at the Auckland award ceremony 2017

Open for applications 17th July 2023

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

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Purpose of the awards

The NHWT:HK Research Awards are for women who are conducting research that benefits women and/or girls in New Zealand. The awards are a one off grant to help with your research and/or living expenses.

Value of the awards

In 2023 1 award of $5,000 is offered:

The Society for Research on Women (SROW) Research Award


Eligibility criteria Before you apply please ensure you meet all the following eligibility criteria:

A woman (or group of women) who:

  • Is engaged in research that benefits women and/or girls in New Zealand

  • Is a New Zealand citizen or holds a resident class visa

  • Lives in New Zealand

  • Has not previously received a NHWT:HK Research Award

  • You may apply if you have previously received a NHWT:HK Second-chance Education award or Specific Purpose Award

Selection Criteria

When selecting awardees, the selection panel considers the following:

  • Quality of the proposed research project (including Methodology)

  • Project schedule and evidence of progress

  • Financial circumstances

  • Researchers capability to conduct the research project

  • Benefit to women and/or girls in New Zealand

NOTE: Preference will be given to applicants who have started their research project and whose work is at Masters, PhD or postdoctoral level.

If you are eligible for these awards, please complete the online application form from 17th July 2023 and submit it by the closing date 16th August 2023.

Research Award (SROW)
Please click the following link to download
Research Awards 2021 Information for applicants.pdf