Second-Chance Education Degree Study Awards 2020

Awards: At least 15 awards of $3,000 to $4,000
Open:1 March to 15 April 2020
Awards advised: Mid-June 2020
Awards-made: July and August 2020

Purpose of the awards
The Second-Chance Education Degree study Awards are for women who are engaging in tertiary education for the FIRST TIME, at a Degree level (NZQA level 7), and have not previously received a NHWT:HK Award.

The awards are a one-off grant to help with study and/or living expenses

Eligibility criteria
To apply for a Second-Chance Education Degree Study Award you must meet all the following eligibility criteria:

The applicant is a woman, who:

  • Does not already have a degree
  • Is enrolled in a NZ approved tertiary qualification
  • Is studying at a degree level (NZQA level 7)
  • Has completed at least 30% or one full year (2 semesters) of the programme
  • Is a New Zealand citizen or holds a resident class visa
  • Lives in New Zealand
  • Has not previously received a NHWT:HK Award (at this level)

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

  • Academic achievements
  • Financial circumstances
  • Use of funds
  • Personal circumstances
  • Evidence of ability as a role model
  • Experience

How to apply for an award
If you are eligible for this award please complete the online application form.