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.
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 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
At least 1 award of $5,000
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
Section criteria When selecting awardees, the selection panel considers the following:
Quality of the proposed research project (including Methodology)
Project schedule and evidence of progress
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.