Awards

 

Congratulations to our 2017 Awardees

 

The following awards were presented at ceremonies in Auckland, Hamilton, Palmerston North, Wellington, Christchurch and Dunedin

Second Chance Education Awards

 

Alma McCrae Second-chance Education Award (Foundation Studies) sponsored by Ellen McCrae and Graeme Matheson

Fiona Nikoia

Second-chance Education Award (Foundation Studies) sponsored by the Chenery Memorial Trust

Hinewai Clarke

Second-chance Education Award (Foundation Studies) sponsored by the Waikato Graduate Women Educational Trust

Jadene Martin

Second-chance Education Award (Foundation Studies) sponsored by the Waikato Graduate Women Educational Trust

Tui Motu

Second-chance Education Award (Foundation Studies) sponsored by the Waikato Graduate Women Educational Trust

Seira Pea Taitoa

Second-chance Education Award (Foundation Studies) funded from the Dawn & Arthur Ibbotson Second Chance Awards Fund

Jordan Hill

Second-chance Education Award (Foundation Studies) sponsored by the Canterbury Graduate Women Trust

Kylie Te Awa

Hine Taipari Second-chance Education Award (Diploma/Degree Studies) funded by the Alexandra Kilpatrick Bequest

Camelia Pirika

Second-chance Education Award (Diploma/Degree Studies) funded by the Teupoko'ina Utanga Morgan Memorial Award Fund

Laisa Raiseu Sito

Second-chance Education Award (Diploma/Degree Studies) sponsored by the FW Trust

Kiri Piahana

Second-chance Education Award (Diploma/Degree Studies) sponsored by the NZFGW (North Shore) Charitable Trust

Corrina Tait

Second-chance Education Award (Diploma/Degree Studies) sponsored by the NZFGW (Wellington Branch) Charitable Trust

Zaira Reid

Ted Athy Second-chance Education Award (Diploma/Degree Studies) sponsored by the Edward Kay Charitable Trust

Leastra Davis

Second-chance Education Award  (Diploma/Degree Studies) sponsored by the Canterbury Graduate Women Trust

Regina Pritchard

Mildred Keir Second-chance Education Award sponsored by the NZ Federation of Graduate Women

Joanne Moore

Second-chance Education Award (Diploma/Degree Studies) funded from the Dawn & Arthur Ibbotson Second-chance Awards Fund

Amanda Chalmers

Hine Te Ao Second-chance Education Award (Diploma/Degree Studies) funded by the Alexandra Kilpatrick Bequest

Crystal Robb

Peg Hutchison Second-chance Education Award (Diploma/Degree Studies) 

Ana Lapulou Nginingini

Second-chance Education Award (Diploma/Degree Studies) funded by the Alexandra Kilpatrick Bequest

Fiona Charlton

Second-chance Education Award (Diploma/Degree Studies) sponsored by Waikato Graduate Women Educational Trust

Alison Exelby

Refugee Study Award sponsored by Graduate Women Manawatu Charitable Trust

Sara Chapagai

Second-chance Education Award (Diploma/Degree Studies) sponsored by Graduate Women Manawatu Charitable Trust

Alexandra Kumeroa

Second-chance Education Award (Diploma/Degree Studies) sponsored by the NZFGW (Wellington Branch) Charitable Trust

Faith Watters

Second-chance Education Award (Diploma/Degree Studies) sponsored by the Olive Tree Charitable Trust

Heron Tangohau

Jack Ilott Second-chance Education Award (Diploma/Degree Studies) sponsored by the John Ilott Charitable Trust

Renee Aroha Hayes

Second-chance Education Award (Diploma/Degree Studies) from an Anonymous sponsor

Tangimoana Te Moananui

Second-chance Education Award (Diploma/Degree Studies) funded by the Alexandra Kilpatrick Bequest

Kiely Campbell

Second-chance Education Award (Diploma/Degree Studies) sponsored by the NZFGW (Wellington Branch) Charitable Trust

Tia Huia Haira

Second-chance Education Wellington Preloved Fashion Sale Award (Diploma/Degree Studies) sponsored by the Second Chance Group

Maletina Gaualofa

Second-chance Education Wellington Preloved Fashion Sale Award (Diploma/Degree Studies) sponsored by the Second Chance Group

Sharna Welham

Research Awards

 

Margaret Shields Research Award

Julia Campbell

NZ Federation of Graduate Women Wellington Branch Research Award

Sherina Holland

Ria McBride Research Award sponsored by NHWT

George Parker

Wāhine Ora: Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga New Horizons for Women Trust Research Award

Jessica Maclean

NZ Federation of Graduate Women Wellington Branch Research Award

Lisa Melville

Specific Purpose Awards

 

Margaret L Bailey Science Award 

Dr Sandar Tin Tin

Outward Bound Classic Course Award sponsored by Outward Bound and the Alexandra Kilpatrick Bequest

Milika Taufateau

Peg Hutchison Career Change Award 

Senalita Fonokalafi

Zonta Club of South Auckland Trades Award 

Stacey Lord

Teupoko'ina Utanga Morgan Memorial Innovation Award

Toni Anitelea

Outward Bound Discovery Course Award sponsored by Outward Bound and the Alexandra Kilpatrick Bequest

Kedron Parker

Refugee Award sponsored by The Second Chance Group Wellington

Brahmasari Zakaria

Ria McBride Public Service Management Award

Ngarongoa Totoro

Sonja Davies Peace Award

Liz Remmerswaal Hugh

Sue Macdonald Career Change Award

Anna Lezhikova


Awards

New Horizons for Women Trust provides awards that benefit women and/or girls. Each year the Trust provides a number of second-chance education, research and specific purpose awards.

The awards site is now closed for all 2017 awards

Results are advised by mid-June with awardees receiving their awards at a NHWT ceremony scheduled from July to early August. For more information about each award select the award group below and then select 'more info'.

Applications for 2018 are made online only and only during the six weeks starting 1st March 2018. We are not accepting any further applications for 2017. 

 


There are two types of Second-Chance Education Awards:

  • Foundation Study Awards ($1,000)
  • Diploma and Degree Study Awards ($3,000 to $4,000).

 

Purpose
Second-Chance Education Awards are for women aged 25 or over, who are engaging in tertiary education later in life at a foundation studies or diploma/degree level, and who do not already have a tertiary qualification.

Second-Chance Education Awards are also available for women under 25 years of age who meet EITHER of the following enrollment criteria:

  • are enrolled in a NZ approved tertiary qualification in tertiary education at a foundation studies or diploma/degree level, and who do not already have a tertiary qualification.
  • are now enrolled in a NZ approved tertiary qualification and studying at a foundation studies or diploma/degree level level, after recently returning to secondary school studies to gain University Entrance, after a gap in their schooling.

In all categories, the awards are a one-off grant to help with study and/or living expenses.

Contact Details: enquiries@newhorizonsforwomen.org.nz.

Purpose:
Research Awards aim to support women who are conducting research that benefits women and/or girls in Aotearoa New Zealand. The awards are a one-off grant to help with research and/or living expenses.

In 2017 NHWT will offer four (4) research awards, valued up to $5,000 plus an additional co-funded research award valued at $10,000 with Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga , New Zealand's Māori Centre for Research Excellence.

 

2017 Research Awards:

  • Wāhine Ora: Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga New Horizons for Women Trust Research Award.
  • NZ Federation of Graduate Women Wellington Branch Research Awards (2)
  • Margaret Shields Research Award
  • Ria McBride Research Award 

Contact Details: enquiries@newhorizonsforwomen.org.nz

Purpose:
Specific Purpose Awards are available for women to study or develop an initiative with a specific purpose.

 

Description:
In 2017, NHWT is offering eleven (11) Specific Purpose Awards:

  • Margaret L Bailey Science Award - one award for $5,000
  • Career Change Awards - at least two awards for $3,000
  • Sonja Davies Peace Award - one award up to $4,000
  • Teupoko'ina Utanga Morgan Memorial Award - one award up to $5,000
  • Ria McBride Public Service Management Award - one award for $15,000
  • Zonta Club of South Auckland Trades Award- one award for $1,500
  • Graduate Women Manawatu Charitable Trust Refugee Study Award- one award for $3,000
  • Refugee Award sponsored by The Second Chance Group Wellington - one award for $3,750

Plus 2 new co-sponsored awards funded by Outward Bound NZ and the Alexandra Kilpatrick Bequest administered by NHWT.

 

Special announcements for 2017
In 2017, we are delighted to announce that Outward Bound NZ will co-sponsor two new Specific Purpose awards with support from the Alexandra Kilpatrick Bequest, administered by NHWT.

  • Discovery Outward Bound Course - an 8-day course for women aged 27 years and over - valued at $2,500.
  • Classic Outward Bound Course - a 21-day course for women aged between 18 and 26 years of age - valued at $4,100
  • NOTE: Award names still to be confirmed

Contact Details: enquiries@newhorizonsforwomen.org.nz.