Grants and Awards

Each year funding is made available for a series of awards for New Zealand women. Applicants must be New Zealand citizens. For further information about these Branch Awards contact trust@graduatewomencanterbury.nz. Completed forms should be emailed to trust@graduatewomencanterbury.nz.


Travel Awards

For Postgraduate Students. These awards are for students enrolled fulltime at the University of Canterbury or Lincoln University. The award is aimed at assisting in travel to present a paper or poster based on original research at a conference OR travel to a special course or internship at an overseas university of institute which is either part of or an extension of enrolled study.

Closing date:

Applications must be received at least six weeks prior to travel.

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Exceptional Circumstances Awards

These awards are to enable women to initiate, continue or complete tertiary study in exceptional circumstances where government support is unavailable or insufficient. Such circumstances may include, but are not limited to: relationship changes, second chance education, need for child or elder care, lack of family support, cultural requirements, illness, disability and length of intended course.

Closing date: open

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