Awards


Awards

New Horizons for Women Trust: Hine Kahukura provides awards that benefit women and/or girls. Each year the Trust provides a number of second-chance education, research and specific purpose awards.
 
Applications are now open for 2018 New Horizon for Women Trust: Hine Kahukura Awards.
There are over 40 awards for you to select from this year. We are excited to have new sponsored awards; the Business & Professional Women Auckland award for a woman studying a Foundation Business course in the Auckland area; the AWIS STEM award for 1-3 women studying in a STEM field; and the Public Service Association sponsored award for Second Chance Education at Degree level For more information about each award select the award group below and then select 'more info'. Follow the links to make an application for each award.

Applications are made online only. Applications close at 7pm 15 April 2018 Results are advised by mid-June with awardees receiving their awards at a NHWT:HK ceremony scheduled from July to early August.

Second Chance Education Study Awards:


There are two types of Second-Chance Education Awards:

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

 

Purpose

Second-Chance Education Awards are for women who are engaging in tertiary education for the first time, at a Foundation Studies (NZQA level 3-4) or Diploma level (NZQA level 6), or Degree level (NZQA level 7), who do not already have a tertiary qualification, and have not previously received a New Horizons for Women Trust: Hine Kahukura Award.

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

Special announcements for 2018
In 2018, we are delighted to announce that Public Service Association will be sponsoring a Second Chance Education Degree Study Award.

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 2018 New Horizons for Women Trust: Hine Kahukura will offer three (3) 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.

 

2018 Research Awards:

  • Wāhine Ora: Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga New Horizons for Women Trust: Hine Kahukura Research Award.
  • NZ Federation of Graduate Women Wellington Branch Research Awards (2)
  • SROW 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 2018, NHWT is offering nine (9) Specific Purpose Awards:

  • Association of Women In Science STEM Study Award - one to three awards of varying value
  • Career Change Awards - one award for $3,000
  • Graduate Women Manawatu Charitable Trust Refugee Study Award- one award for $3,000
  • Margaret L Bailey Science Award - one award for $5,000
  • Outward Bound Classic Course co-sponsored by Outward Bound and NHWTHK - one award for $4,350
  • Outward Bound Discovery Course co-sponsored by Outward Bound and NHWTHK - one award for $2,680
  • Refugee Award sponsored by The Second Chance Group Wellington - one award for $3,500
  • Ria McBride Public Service Management Award - one award for $15,000
  • Sonja Davies Peace Award - one award up to $4,000

Special announcements for 2018
In 2018, we are delighted to announce that the Association of Women In Science have raised funds to sponsor between one and three awards for women who have completed at least one year of a STEM degree programme. STEM courses are Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics programmes.

Contact Details: enquiries@newhorizonsforwomen.org.nz.