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Refugee Study Awards Application

Purpose of the awards

The Refugee Study Awards are for women who are studying for a New Zealand tertiary qualification, and who have not been through the New Zealand school system. The awards are a one off grant to help with study and/or living expenses.

 

Value of the awards

One award of $3000 -  preference for an awardee from the Manawatu region

One award of $3000 - preference for an awardee from the Wellington region

 

 

 

 

Eligibility criteria

To apply for the Refugee Study Awards you must meet all the following eligibility criteria:

The applicant is a woman, who:

  • Is enrolled in a NZ approved tertiary qualification 
  • Is studying at diploma or degree level (NZQA level 5 or above) 
  • Is a New Zealand citizen or holds a resident class visa, and lives in New Zealand 
  • Provides evidence of having arrived in New Zealand as a refugee - ID card or NZ Immigration Service refugee travel document 
  • Has not previously received a NHWT:HK Award  

 

election criteria

When selecting awardees, the selection panel consider the following: 

  • Academic achievements and career plans 
  • Financial circumstances 
  • Personal circumstances 
  • Experience

 

Gilmira (front row, 4th from left) with other awardees and her children at the Auckland award ceremony 2018


Details
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Eligibility criteria, please check you meet all the criteria:
Academic achievements / career plans
Financial circumstances
Personal circumstances
Experience
Other
     Awards / scholarship database
     Institution where you are studying
     Personal contact
     NHWT newsletter/media article
     NHWT website/social media
     Other (please specify)
Terms and Conditions

Incomplete or late applications will not be considered.

NHWT reserves the right to not offer an award if we do not receive a deserving application.

The selection panel's decision is final.

 

NHWT records applicant contact details to enable communications related to the awards programme.

Applications from unsuccessful applicants are disposed of after the award ceremony.

Applications from Second-chance Education awardees are disposed of after the award ceremony.

Applications from Research and Specific Purpose awardees are retained until the research or project is complete.

All progress reports are electronically archived and embargoed for 10 years.

 

If you receive an award we require you to do the following:

  • Allow NHWT to use your name, photograph and information about you (and if relevant, other members of your group) for publicity purposes
  • Receive the award at a NHWT awards ceremony
  • For Second-chance Education and Specific Purpose awardees, provide a progress report to NHWT in the year you receive the award
  • For Research awardees, provide a progress report to NHWT each year of your study, plus provide access to your final research report and any subsequent publications
  • Provide NHWT with up-to-date contact details while you are studying or undertaking your research/carrying out your project

 

By submitting this award I acknowledge I have read and accept the terms and conditions as stated above.

By submitting this award I verify I meet the eligibility criteria and that all information in this application is correct.

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