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: Unavailable until 2019

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: Download from NZNO

Administered by: NERF

Conference Organisers and/or Speakers - H212.05

Closing date: 30 October 2018 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: Download from NZNO

Administered by: NERF

Effie Redwood Endowment Fund - H821.17

Closing date: 23 February 2019 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: Download from NZNO

Administered by: NERF

Emergency Grants - H212.03

Available amount: Unavailable until 1 April 2019

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: Download from NZNO

Administered by: NERF

Florence Nightingale Memorial Fund - H821.16

Closing date: 31 March 2019

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: Download from NZNO

Administered by: Membership Committee and Te Poari Te Rūnanga

Research Grant - H211.02

Closing date: 30 October 2018 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: Download from NZNO

Administered by: NERF

Special Projects - H212.04

Closing date: 30 October 2018 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: Download from NZNO

Administered by: NERF

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

Closing date:  Unavailable until 2019

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: Download from NZNO

Administered by: NERF

Wellington Nurses Education Trust Scholarship - H215

Closing date: 31 October 2018

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: Download from NZNO

Administered by: NERF

Pūtea Pukapuka - H211.03

Rā whakakapi: Kāore i te wātea tae noa ki te tau 2019

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: Tikiake i NZNO

Kaituku pūtea: NERF (Nursing Education and Research Foundation)

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

Rā whakakapi: 30 Whiringa-ā-nuku 2018 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: Tikiake i NZNO

Kaituku pūtea: NERF

Effie Redwood Endowment Fund - H821.17

Rā whakakapi: 23 Huitānguru 2018 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: Tikiake i NZNO

Kaituku pūtea: NERF

Ngā pūtea ohotata - H212.03

Te nui: Tae atu ki te $500, kāore i te wātea tae noa ki te tau 2019

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: Tikiake i NZNO

Kaituku pūtea: NERF

Florence Nightingale Memorial Fund - H821.16

Rā whakakapi: 31 Poutūterangi 2018

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: Tikiake i NZNO

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

Pūtea Rangahau - H211.02

Rā whakakapi: 30 Whiringa-ā-nuku 2018 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: Tikiake i NZNO

Kaituku pūtea: NERF

Kaupapa Motuhake - H212.04

Rā whakakapi: 30 Whiringa-ā-nuku 2018 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: Tikiake i NZNO

Kaituku pūtea: NERF

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

Rā whakakapi: Kāore i te wātea tae noa ki te tau 2019

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: Tikiake i NZNO

Kaituku pūtea: NERF

Wellington Nurses Education Trust Scholarship - H215

Rā whakakapi: 30 Whiringa-ā-nuku 2018

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: Tikiake i NZNO

Kaituku pūtea: NERF

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