Awards

Awards

The awards panels are currently hard at work to select the 2021 awardees.

Decisions will be communicated to all applicants by the end of July.

Applicants can check for any updates by signing into the awards application portal at that time.

The next funding round is March 2022. Scroll down the page for more information on the awards and links.

Please contact us at enquiries@newhorizonsforwomen.org.nz with any queries you may have.

 

 

Second Chance Education Study Awards:

There are two types of Second-Chance Education Awards:

  • Foundation/Diploma Studies Awards ($1,000 - $1,400)
  • 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 at that level of study. In all categories, the awards are a one off grant to help with study and/or living expenses.

This year there are Second-Chance Education awards targeting women studying: 

  • Business related Foundation or Diploma course at an Auckland institute
  • Information Technology related Foundation/Diploma course
  • Foundation/Diploma courses in Waikato, BOP, King Country, Gisborne and Taupo sponsored by Graduate Women Waikato Charitable Trust
  • Foundation/Diploma and Degree courses for applicants from Toi Ohomai or Waikato University sponsored by Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology
  • Degree courses in Manawatū-Whanganui
  • Foundation/Diploma and Degree courses in Wellington
  • Foundation/Diploma and Degree courses in Otago/Southland
  • Degree courses in Auckland
  • Degree courses in Nelson/Marlborough
  • Foundation/Diploma and Degree courses (any location)

and for:

  • A woman who is over 40 and studying for the first time
  • Courses relating to industries where women are under represented

You may apply for more than one type of award if you meet the eligibility criteria. Only one award will be given to any successful applicant.

Contact Details: enquiries@newhorizonsforwomen.org.nz.

Research Awards:

Purpose:
Research Awards are for 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.

Research awards offered in 2021:

  • The Margaret Shields Research award $5000
  • Ria McBride Research Award $5000
  • Wāhine Ora: a co-funded research award from Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga, New Zealand's Māori Centre for Research Excellence and New Horizons for Women Trust: Hine Kahukura $10,000
  • Margaret L Bailey Science Award, for research expenses of a post-doctoral researcher in the physical and social sciences $5000

You may apply for more than one type of Research Award if you meet the eligibility criteria. Only one award will be given to any successful applicant.

Contact Details: enquiries@newhorizonsforwomen.org.nz

Specific Purpose Awards:

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

Description:
The awards available change a little each year. Some are sponsored by organisations that have raised the funds over the year and others are funded from interest earned on past donations. In 2021:

  • Association of Women In Science AWIS STEM Study Award - one or two awards up to $9000
  • Career Change Award - one award for $3,000, for a woman 35+ years entering a non-traditional field for women, for tertiary study or trade apprenticeship
  • Jeanette Scott Award sponsored by Graduate Women Otago - One award of $3,000 for education and teaching, Otago/Southland
  • Refugee Study Awards- Up to 2 awards for $3,000 for women from refugee backgrounds
  • Outward Bound Classic Course - one award, 18 - 26 years
  • Outward Bound Discovery Course - one award, 27+ years
  • Outward Bound Activate Course - one award, 18+ years and with a physical disability
  • PSA Outward Bound Award
  • Sonja Davies Peace Award - one award up to $4,000 for projects promoting peace (not for tertiary study)
  • Te Reo o Te Hākui Award - one award of $1000, 25+ years for study in Te Reo Māori (or Mātauranga Māori/Medium)
  • The Gwen Ryan Educational Award for Migrant-refugee Women - one award of $3000
  • The Teupoko'ina Utanga Morgan Memorial Innovation award - one award of $5000 for Pasifika women for advances in Pasifika early childhood education

You may apply for more than one type of award if you meet the eligibility criteria. Only one award will be given to any successful applicant.

Contact Details: enquiries@newhorizonsforwomen.org.nz.

   

Congratulations to the Awardees receiving New Horizons for Women Trust: Hine Kahukura Awards in 2020

Second-chance Education Awards 2020

Name of Award

Awardee

Course of Study

From

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

Ashlie Carbines

Diploma in Veterinary Nursing

Dunedin

 Dawn & Arthur Ibbotson Second-chance Education (Foundation/Diploma Studies) Award

Israa Abosaleek

Health Science 

Dunedin

Manu Second-chance Education (Foundation/Diploma Studies) Award sponsored by Manu

Akram Shafishahraei

Bachelor of Digital Design

Auckland

Second-Chance Education (Foundation/Diploma Studies) Award 2020 sponsored by Inner Wheel NZ291 District

Heleina Vaha

Certificate in Health Science

Auckland

Second-chance Education (Foundation/Diploma Studies) Award sponsored by Marlene Smith 

Malak Akkam

NZ Certificate in Study and Career Preparation

Dunedin

Second-chance Education (Foundation/Diploma Studies) Award sponsored by the Business & Professional Women Auckland

Sandrine Manda Sama

Certificate in Business

Auckland

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

Jean Te Heuheu

Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (support work)

Wellington

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

Annaleise Giles

NZ Diploma in Architectural Technology Level 6

Hamilton

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

Cherene Warbrick

Certificate in Mental Health and Addiction

Tauranga

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

Amy Biddle

Toi Ohomai study and preparation level 4

Taupo

Second-chance Education (Foundation/Diploma Studies) Award sponsored by Toi Ohomai

Ngapera Tiopira

Certificate in study and career preparation

Rotorua

Second-chance Education (Foundation/Diploma Studies) Award sponsored by Toi Ohomai

Lesley Pikaahu

Certificate in study and Career Preparation

Rotorua

Second-chance Education (Foundation/Diploma Studies) Award sponsored by Toi Ohomai

Angela Devenport

Certificate in study and Career Preparation

Rotorua

Second-chance Education (Foundation/Diploma Studies) Award sponsored by Toi Ohomai

Te Au Waaka

Certificate in study and Career Preparation

Rotorua

Second-chance Education (Foundation/Diploma Studies) Award sponsored by Toi Ohomai

Kimberly Pethybridge

Certificate in study and Career Preparation

Rotorua

Graduate Women Manawatu Charitable Trust Second-chance Education (Degree Studies) Award

Rupa Koirala

Bachelor of Nursing

Manawatū

Graduate Women Manawatu Charitable Trust Second-chance Education (Degree Studies) Award

Shai Thomas

Bachelor of Midwifery

Manawatū

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

Teresa Willis (Tess)

Bachelor of Midwifery

Wellington

Mildred Keir Award sponsored by Graduate Women New Zealand Charitable Trust

Angela Robb

Bachelor of Agriculture

Christchurch

Peg Hutchison Second-chance Education (Degree Studies) Award funded by the Alexandra Kilpatrick bequest

Kiri Pitman

Bachelor of Midwifery

Christchurch

Rita King Second-chance Education (Degree Studies) Award funded by the Alexandra Kilpatrick bequest

Emma Hunter

Bachelor of Social Services

Dunedin

Second-chance Education (Degree  studies) Award funded from the  Teupoko'ina Utanga Morgan Memorial Fund

Jacinta Jukes

Bachelor of Teaching endorsed in Early Childhood Education

Southland

Second-chance Education (Degree Studies) Award funded by the Alexandra Kilpatrick bequest

Grace Mohi

Bachelor of Laws
Bachelor of Applied Science (Environmental Management major, Maori minor)

Dunedin

Second-chance Education (Degree Studies) Award sponsored by an Anonymous donor

Jordan Meddings

Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery

Christchurch

Second-chance Education (Degree Studies) Award sponsored by Graduate Women North Shore Charitable Trust

Kereana Russell

Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery

Auckland

Second-chance Education (Degree Studies) Award sponsored by Graduate Women Wellington Charitable Trust

Amy Wu

Bachelor of Construction

Auckland

Second-chance Education (Degree Studies) Award sponsored by Graduate Women Wellington Charitable Trust

Teresa Hall

Bachelor of Science, Psychology

Wellington

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

Melisa Gardener

Bachelor of Social Work

Christchurch

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

Sharon Anderton

Bachelor of Arts double major education and psychology

Auckland

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

Rebecca Fittock

Bachelor of Social Work

Christchurch

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

Nicky Hambrook

Bachelor of Science in Genetics and Biochemistry

Manawatū

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

Linda Barrett

Bachelor of Law with a second major in Te Reo Māori

Hamilton

Second-chance Education (Degree Studies) Award sponsored by Toi Ohomai 

Charlene Boyd

Bachelor of Nursing

Hamilton

Second-chance Education (Degree Studies) Award sponsored by Toi Ohomai 

Emma Kite

Bachelor of Midwifery

Whakatane

Second-chance Education (Degree Studies) Award sponsored by Toi Ohomai 

Janine Copeland

Bachelor of Humanities

Rotorua

Second-chance Education (Degree Studies) Award sponsored by Toi Ohomai 

Alison Killeen

Bachelor of Health Science Māori Nursing

Gisborne

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

Janifa Bhamji

Bachelor of Bicultural Social Work

Auckland

 

Specific Purpose Awards 2020

Name of Award

Awardee

Course of Study

From

AWIS STEM Award sponsored by the Association of Women in the Sciences

Hayley Ngo

Bachelor of Engineering(Hons)- Construction Engineering

Auckland

AWIS STEM Award sponsored by the Association of Women in the Sciences

Irene Leathwick (Lingjun)

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) programme in Computer Science

Auckland

AWIS STEM Award sponsored by the Association of Women in the Sciences

Nakita Corfield

Bachelor of Engineering Studies

Hamilton

Graduate Women Manawatu Charitable Trust Refugee Study Award

Zeina Al Naasan

Doctor of Clinical Dentistry

Dunedin

Gwen Ryan Educational Award for Migrant-refugee Women sponsored by Gwen Ryan Educational Trust

Min Hu (Joy)

Bachelor of Science

Auckland

Jeanette Scott Award sponsored by Graduate Woman Otago

Clare Sullivan

Master of Teaching and Learning (MTchgLn) endorsed in Secondary Education.

Otago

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

Liz Rolph

Outward Bound Classic Course

Auckland

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

Catherine Tamihere

Outward Bound Discovery Course

Auckland

Peg Hutchinson Career Change Award funded from the NHWT:HK Endowment Fund

Stevee Rihia

Post-graduate Diploma in Planning

Taupo

Ria McBride Public Service Management Award sponsored by the State Services Commission

Jade Morunga

Post-graduate Diploma Māori Development

Tai Tokerau

Sonja Davies Peace Award funded from the Sonja Davies Peace Fund

Dr Sylvia Frain and Dr Monica Carrer

‘The Everyday Peace Toolkit’

Auckland

Specific Purpose awrd sponsored by the New Zealand Public Service Association

Pip Bennett

Masters of Design

Taupo

Te Reo o te Hākui award sponsored by O'Regan and Johnson whānau

Hoki Aholelei  

Te Reo

Auckland

 

Research Awards 2020

Name of Award

Awardee

Course of Study

From

Margaret L Bailey Science Award sponsored by Margaret L Bailey

Odunayo (Lola) Mugisho

Post-doctoral Research: Using human donor eye tissues to understand inflammasome involvement in diabetic retinopathy

Auckland

SROW (Society for Research on Women) Research Award

Pooja Jayan

PHD topic: Health and wellbeing of migrant Indian nurses in New Zealand

Palmerston North

Wāhine Ora Award sponsored by Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga and New Horizons for Women Trust: Hine Kahukura

Paora Moyle

PHD topic: Peeling Back 50 years of Stolen Tamariki and Mokopuna Māori in Aotearoa

Manawatū