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Career Change Award Application

Purpose of award

The Career Change Award is to assist a woman who is changing the focus of her career and entering a non-traditional field for women.

The Awards are a one off grant to help with study and/or living expenses.

Value of  award: $3,000

Eligibility criteria Before you apply please ensure you meet all the following eligibility criteria: A woman, who: 

  • Is changing career focus and entering a non-traditional field for women 
  • Is enrolled in a NZ approved tertiary programme or trade apprenticeship 
  • Is 35 years or over as at 14 April 2019 
  • Is a New Zealand citizen or holds a resident class visa, and currently lives in New Zealand 
  • Has not previously received a NHWT: HK Award 

Selection criteria When selecting awardees, the selection panel consider the following: 

  • Career direction 
  • Academic achievements 
  • Financial circumstances 
  • Personal circumstances

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Eligibility. Please check you meet all the eligibility criteria:
Career change
Academic achievements
Financial circumstances
Personal circumstances
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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