Hinewai Clark, awardee, at the Auckland award ceremony 2017
Open for applications March 2022
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Second-Chance Education Degree Study Awards Manawatū-Whanganui
Awards Up to 3 x awards available - $3000 each:
Up to 2 awards for applicants from the Manawatū-Whanganui region, sponsored by Graduate Women Manawatu Charitable Trust
1 award for an applicant living and working in the Manawatū district (within the Palmerston North City Council boundaries) sponsored by the Olive Tree Trust
Purpose of the awards
Second-chance Education Degree Study Awards are for women who are engaging in tertiary education for the first time at a Degree level (NZQA level 7), and have not previously received a NHWT:HK Award at this level.
The awards are a one off grant to help with study and/or living expenses.
To apply for a Second-Chance Education Degree Study Award / Manawatū-Whanganui, you must meet all the following eligibility criteria:
The applicant is a woman from Manawatū-Whanganui, who:
• Does not already have a degree
• Is enrolled in a NZ approved tertiary qualification
• Is studying at a degree level (NZQA qualification level 7)
• Has completed at least at least 30% or one full year (2 semesters) of the programme
• Is a New Zealand citizen or holds a resident class visa
• Lives in New Zealand
• Has not previously received a NHWT:HK Award at this level of study
When selecting awardees, the selection panel will consider the following:
• Academic achievements
• Financial circumstances
• Use of funds
• Personal circumstances
• Evidence of ability as a role model
How to apply
If you are eligible for this award, please complete the online application form between 1 March and submit it by the closing date 15 April.