Grants and Awards

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CENNZ Grants

The College of Emergency Nurses offers a variety of grants for CENNZ members who are interested in completing further education, such as TNCC courses, conference attendance and post graduate study.

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Education Grant

Outlines the inclusion / exclusion criteria for funding of the CENNZ member to attend professional development opportunities.

Education Grant Postgraduate Study

This fund is available to all full CENNZ members, to provide financial support for CENNZ - NZNO members to participate in post graduate study, be it for Postgraduate Certificate, Postgraduate diploma, Masters or towards a PhD.

Conference Grant

This grant is to assist CENNZ-NZNO members to attend the annual College of Emergency Nurses New Zealand-NZNO (CENNZ-NZNO) conference.

Applications must be received by the first of August to enable consideration by the CENNZ-NZNO committee.

Pacific Island Nurse Grant

Award for nurses intending to do voluntary work with Pacific Island colleagues.

Closing date for applications is the 31st of January.

Leadership in Emergency Nursing Grant

CENNZ acknowledges the role that nurse leaders play in supporting the College’s mission of promoting excellence in emergency nursing. This grant has been established to assist the advancement of Emergency Nursing leadership.

The intention of the grant is to support two experienced nurses per year to attend the Emergency Nurse Leadership Program. This two day course is held at The Alfred Centre in Melbourne Australia, in collaboration with Monash University.

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CENNZ Awards

Annually CENNZ members are presented with awards for their contribution to Emergency nursing, these are recognised in a variety of forms and presented at the annual CENNZ AGM.

Kirsty Morton Award

Presented to a participant in the National Triage Course identified by the triage course coordinator and instructors as an outstanding student.

AENN Award

This award was established by CENNZ in recognition of the contribution to the Advanced Emergency Nursing role.

Novice Journal Article Publication

The purpose of this award is to acknowledge novice writers who have been published in the CENNZ-NZNO journal.

Honorary Life Membership

Honorary life membership may be bestowed from time to time to any member or ex-member of the College of Emergency Nurses New Zealand – NZNO in recognition of their contribution to emergency nursing in New Zealand. Such membership is rare and unusual.

All nominations must be sent to the National Committee secretary by 1st March each year.

The official form is available from The Secretary, CENNZ, PO Box 2128, Wellington.

Foundation award

This award acknowledges the individual emergency nurse who has enhanced the profile of and or shown excellence in Emergency Nursing in New Zealand. 

If you wish to nominate a colleague please don't hesitate to contact

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