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Scholarships and grants

Scholarships and grants

You can apply for a wide range of scholarships and grants – from emergency grants to help with buying text books. Take a look at what’s available.

He maha tonu ngā karahipi me ngā tahua pūtea hei whai māu – ko ngā pūtea tautoko tētahi, hei āwhina i a koe ki te hoko pukapuka ako. Tirohia ngā tahua pūtea.


Book Grants - H211.03

Closing date: 30 June 2017 at 4:00pm

Available amount: Up to $200

Eligibility: RN, RM, EN or all Student Nurses/Midwives from Year 1, 2nd semester onwards

Criteria and details:

  • Text books relevant to nursing/midwifery education or practice
  • Official proof of enrolment required
  • Copy of official book list (students) or letter from line manager (qualified staff) required.

Application forms: email grants@nzno.org.nz

Administered by: NERF

Conference Organisers and/or Speakers - H212.05

Closing date: 30 June 2017 at 4:00pm

Available amount: $1,000 - $5,000

Eligibility: Conference for RN, RM, EN or Student Nurses/Midwives

Criteria and details:

  • Conference for nurses/midwives and/or student nurses/midwives
  • Held in New Zealand (preference given to NZNO affiliated groups)
  • Evidence of partnership with Māori in conference planning
  • May need to be repaid if conference makes profit
  • NERF/NZNO logos will need to be included in publicity

Application forms: email grants@nzno.org.nz

Administered by: NERF

Effie Redwood Endowment Fund - H821.17

Closing date: 14 February 2017 at 4:00pm

Available amount: $2,000 will be divided between suitable applicants

Eligibility: EN, Caregivers or Student Nurses

Criteria and details:

  • To provide financial assistance to individual enrolled nurses or student nurses or caregivers studying or employed in the Private Aged Care Sector
  • Applicants must reside within the boundaries of Warkworth in the North and Rotorua in the South
  • Evidence of enrolment in the study programme you are undertaking.

Application forms: email grants@nzno.org.nz

Administered by: NERF

Emergency Grants - H212.03

Available amount: Not currently available

Eligibility: RN, RM, EN or Student Nurses/Midwives

Criteria and details:

  • Small amounts of money available quickly for specific one-off expenses arising from an exceptional and unexpected circumstance which affects your ability to study or practice. Examples include inability to work due to injury, unexpected vehicle breakdown etc.
  • Supporting letter required.

Application forms: email grants@nzno.org.nz

Administered by: NERF

Florence Nightingale Memorial Fund - H821.16

Closing date: 31 March 2017

Available amount: Up to $800

Eligibility:

  • Category 1: RN, includes enrolled nurses and midwives seeking further qualifications
  • Category 2: For students seeking first nursing or direct entry midwifery qualification
  • Category 3: Unregulated Members

Criteria and details:

  • Funded by NZNO - $1 per financial member as at 31 December
  • Selection by the Membership Committee
  • Evidence of Enrolment required
  • Commenced course/conference by 31 March in the year you are applying
  • Financial member of the NZNO as at 31 December in the year you are applying.

Application forms: Application form currently being updated, email grants@nzno.org.nz

Administered by: Membership Committee and Te Poari Te Rūnanga

Research Grant - H211.02

Closing date: 30 June 2017 at 4:00pm

Available amount: Up to $5,000

Eligibility: RN, RM, EN or Student Nurses/Midwives

Criteria and details:

  • Contributes to nursing/midwifery/healthcare in New Zealand
  • Recognition of Te Tiriti o Waitangi, with implications for Māori considered and demonstrated in planning
  • Robust design and methodology
  • Evidence of ethics approval
  • Researcher time will only be paid if paid time for research is not in job description and applicant not in full time employment
  • Does not cover computer hardware/electronic equipment.

Application forms: email grants@nzno.org.nz

Administered by: NERF

Special Projects - H212.04

Closing date: 30 June 2017 at 4:00pm

Available amount: Up to $5,000

Eligibility: RN, RM, EN or Student Nurses/Midwives

Criteria and details:

  • Will contribute to nursing/midwifery/healthcare in New Zealand
  • Recognition of Te Tiriti o Waitangi, with implications for Māori considered
  • Detailed timeline and budget required.

Application forms: email grants@nzno.org.nz

Administered by: NERF

Undergraduate Study e.g. Bachelor of Nursing, Enrolled Nurse Course - H212.02

Closing date: 30 June 2017 at 4:00pm

Available amount: Up to $1,500

Eligibility: Applicants must have successfully completed year two of their programme if a bachelor of nursing/midwifery student or the first year of an enrolled nurse programme.

Criteria and details:

  • Course approved by Nursing Council of New Zealand (NCNZ)/Midwifery Council of New Zealand (MCNZ)
  • Offical proof of enrolment required

Applicants must demonstrate:

  • Academic achievement
  • Contribution to nursing (for example support offered to fellow students, going the extra mile for patients)
  • Contribution to the community (for example involvement in activities outside of nursing - may include family commitments, volunteerism, cultural commitments) 
  • Inclusion of up to two referees who will write a letter of support for the applicant and be available for contact via phone.

Application forms: email grants@nzno.org.nz

Administered by: NERF

Wellington Nurses Education Trust Scholarship - H215

Closing date: 31 October 2017

Available amount: Up to $5,000

Eligibility: RN, EN and student nurses

Criteria and details:

  • Registered Nurses or Nursing Students taking part in an educational course/s at any college, technical institute, hospital, university or other place of education
  • An NZNO current financial member
  • Provide evidence of enrolment in the study programme you are undertaking
  • Preference for the award will be given to Greater Wellington Region applicants.

Application forms: email grants@nzno.org.nz

Administered by: NERF

Pūtea Pukapuka - H211.03

Rā whakakapi: 30 Pipiri 2017 4:00pm

Te nui: Tae atu ki te $200

Kaitono: Ko ngā RN, RM, EN me ngā Ākonga Nēhi/ Tapuhi mai i te wāhanga 2 o te Tau 1

Ngā whakamārama:

  • Ngā pukapuka mō te mahi nēhi/tapuhi
  • Me whai tohu rēhita
  • Te rārangi pukapuka ako (ngā ākonga), he reta mai i tō kaiwhakahaere (ngā kaimahi).

Puka tono: īmēra grants@nzno.org.nz

Kaituku pūtea: NERF (Nursing Education and Research Foundation)

Ngā kaiwhakahaere/ngā kaikōrero rānei mō ngā huihuinga - H212.05

Rā whakakapi: 30 Pipiri 2017 4:00pm

Te nui: $1,000 ki $5,000

Kaitono: Ngā huihuinga mā ngā RN, RM, EN me ngā ākonga Nēhi/Tapuhi rānei

Ngā whakamārama:

  • Ngā huihuinga mā ngā nēhi/tapuhi, ngā ākonga nēhi/tapuhi rānei
  • Me tū ki Aotearoa (ko ngā rōpū e tūhono ana ki te NZNO te tuatahi)
  • Me whai wāhi te Māori ki ngā whakahaere
  • Tērā pea, ka whakahokia te pūtea mehemea ka toe mai ētahi pūtea i te mutunga o te hui
  • Me whakaatu ngā tohu a te NERF/NZNO i te hui.

Puka tono: īmēra grants@nzno.org.nz

Kaituku pūtea: NERF

Effie Redwood Endowment Fund - H821.17

Rā whakakapi: 14 Huitanguru 2017 4:00pm

Te nui: E $2000 hei tohatoha ki ngā kaitono

Kaitono: Ko ngā EN, ngā Kaitiaki me ngā Ākonga Nēhi

Ngā whakamārama:

  • He pūtea tautoko mā ngā nēhi rēhita, ngā nēhi ākonga, ngā kaitiaki rānei e ako ana, e mahi ana i te Private Aged Care Sector
  • Me noho ngā kaitono mai i te rohe o Warkworth i te raki tae atu ki Rotorua i te tonga
  • Me whai tohu rēhita mō tō akoranga.

Puka tono: īmēra grants@nzno.org.nz

Kaituku pūtea: NERF

Ngā pūtea ohotata - H212.03

Te nui: Kārekau i tēnei wā

Kaitono: Ko ngā RN, RM, EN me ngā Ākonga Nēhi/Tapuhi rānei

Ngā whakamārama:

  • He pūtea iti i te wā poto mō ngā utu motuhake, mō ngā take ohorere e pā ana ki ō akoranga ki tō mahi rānei. Hei tauira, he momo aituā, kua raruraru ohorere tō waka rānei
  • Me whai reta tautoko.

Puka tono: īmēra grants@nzno.org.nz

Kaituku pūtea: NERF

Florence Nightingale Memorial Fund - H821.16

Rā whakakapi: 31 Poutūterangi 2017

Te nui: Tae atu ki te $800

Kaitono:

  • Rōpū 1: Ko ngā RN, arā, ko ngā nēhi rēhita me ngā tapuhi e whai ana i tētahi tohu
  • Rōpū 2: Ko ngā ākonga e whai ana i te tohu nēhi tuatahi, i te tohu tapuhi tuatahi rānei
  • Rōpū 3: Kaimahi hauora.

Ngā whakamārama:

  • He mea utu mā te pūtea a te NZNO - $1 ki ia mema mai i te 31 o Hakihea
  • Ka kōwhiria ngā kaiwhiwhi e te Membership Committee
  • Me whai tohu rēhita mō tō akoranga
  • Me tīmata mai tō akoranga/huihuinga rānei i mua i te 31 o Poutūterangi
  • Kua utua tō rēhitatanga mō NZNO i mua i te 31 o Hakihea i te tau i tono pūtea koe.

Puka tono: Kei te whakahoungia te puka tono, īmēra grants@nzno.org.nz

Kaituku pūtea: Ko te Membership Committee me Te Poari te Rūnanga.

Pūtea Rangahau - H211.02

Rā whakakapi: 30 Pipiri 2017 4:00pm

Te nui: Tae atu ki te $5,000

Kaitono: Ko ngā RN, RM, EN, ngā Ākonga Nēhi/Tapuhi

Ngā whakamārama:

  • E whai pānga ana ki te mahi nēhi/tapuhi/mahi hauora i Aotearoa
  • E whakamana ana i te Tiriti o Waitangi, e whai whakaaro ana ki te Māori
  • E hāngai ana te hanganga me ngā whakaritenga ki tētahi kaupapa whaitake
  • Kua whakamanahia ngā tikanga whakahaere
  • Ka utua te kairangahau mehemea kāore ia e utua ana i a ia e rangahau ana, kāore rānei i a ia tētahi tūranga mahi wā kikī
  • Kāore he pūtea mā ngā rorohiko me ngā taputapu hangarau.

Puka tono: īmēra grants@nzno.org.nz

Kaituku pūtea: NERF

Kaupapa Motuhake - H212.04

Rā whakakapi: 30 Pipiri 2017 4:00pm

Te nui: Tae atu ki te $5,000

Kaitono: Ko ngā RN, RM, EN, ngā Akoranga Nēhi/Tapuhi

Ngā whakamārama:

  • E whai pānga ana ki te mahi nēhi/tapuhi/mahi hauora i Aotearoa
  • E whakamana ana i te Tiriti o Waitangi, e whai whakaaro ana ki te Māori
  • Me tuku mai ngā kōrero katoa mō te wātaka me te taha pūtea.

Puka tono: īmēra grants@nzno.org.nz

Kaituku pūtea: NERF

Tohu Paetahi arā, Bachelor Nursing, Enrolled Nursing Course - H212.02

Rā whakakapi: 30 Pipiri 2017 4:00pm

Te nui: Tae atu ki te $1,500

Kaitono: Kua tutuki pai te tau tuarua o te tohu paetahi nēhi/tapuhi, te tau tuatahi o ngā akoranga nēhi rēhita rānei.

Ngā whakamārama:

  • E whakamanahia ana te akoranga e Te Kaunihera Tapuhi o Aotearoa (NCNZ) me Te Tatau o te Whare Kahu (MCNZ)
  • Me whai tohu rēhita mō tō akoranga

Me whakaatu hoki:

  • ngā tohu mātauranga
  • ngā mahi nēhi (hei tauira ko tō kaha ki te manaaki i ō hoa ako me ngā tūroro)
  • ngā mahi hapori (hei tauira ko ngā mahi i waho atu i te mahi nēhi, arā, ko ngā mahi i te whānau, ngā mahi tūao me ngā kaupapa ā-iwi)
  • kia rua ngā reta mai i ō kaitautoko me ā rāua tau waea.

Puka tono: īmēra grants@nzno.org.nz

Kaituku pūtea: NERF

Wellington Nurses Education Trust Scholarship - H215

Rā whakakapi: 31 Whiringa-ā-nuku 2017

Te nui: Tae atu ki te $5,000

Kaitono: Ko ngā RN, EN, ngā akōnga nēhi

Ngā whakamārama:

  • Ngā Nēhi Rēhita, ngā Ākonga Nēhi rānei e whai ana i tētahi tohu mātauranga i tētahi whare mātauranga, i tētahi hōhipera rānei
  • Kua utua tō rēhita ki te NZNO
  • Me whai tohu rēhita mō tō akoranga
  • Ko ngā ākonga e noho ana i te rohe whānui o Te Whanganui-a-Tara te tuatahi.

Puka tono: īmēra grants@nzno.org.nz

Kaituku pūtea: NERF


Ministry funded fees and travel grants for Massey University’s distance-learning Certificate in Public Health have opened online

The fees and travel grants are for students who:

  • Have applied for academic admission to Massey University
  • Have the residence status of a New Zealand domestic student
  • Are currently employed in a public health role
  • Are employed in a public health role an average of 20 hours per week (applicants who do voluntary work will be assessed on a case-by-case basis)
  • Are committed to remaining in public health
  • Have a signed study support agreement from their manager.

The programme currently runs contact sessions in Auckland and Wellington. Massey’s School of Public Health will be extending contact course delivery for courses in the Certificate of Public Health into Southland from the first Semester of 2017. This is to increase programme accessibility and academic support for public health workforce in the South Island. Depending on student numbers and location, contact courses are being planned for either Dunedin or Invercargill and tentatively planned for Thursday and Friday 9 and 10 March 2017 (week 2 of the Semester). Plans will be finalised once student location and numbers firm up over the next few weeks.

The closing date for applications is 10 February 2017, which may be extended to allow processing of applications.
 


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