Grants & Awards

PROFITS FROM REGALIA HIRE FUND OUR ANNUAL GRANTS AND AWARDS

Exceptional Circumstances Award

Exceptional Circumstances Award

The GWC Exceptional Circumstances Award is now discontinued.

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GWC Travel Awards

The GWC Travel Awards are discontinued.

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Exceptional Circumstances Award

Exceptional Circumstances Award

Hardship Awards

Each year GWC provides grants to Lincoln University and University of Canterbury for any student enrolled at these tertiary institutions who are suffering financially in some way to help pursue their intended course of study and relieve some financial burden in order to do so. Please contact your institute’s student support centre.


New Horizons for Women

GWC donates to the New Horizons for Women which is a national charitable trust providing grants for women in New Zealand. The trust supports education, innovation and research that benefits women developing their potential and creating a new horizon for them with a nation-wide Awards Programme.

Please see New Horizons for Women for more information.

Exceptional Circumstances Award

GWC Prizes

GWC Prizes

GWC Prizes

Each year GWC donates prizes to Lincoln University and University of Canterbury in the following departments/or and academic programmes. Each head of department nominates their preferred candidate annually.


Lincoln University

The Viticulture and Oenology Prize ($500).


University of Canterbury

The History and English Prizes ($2000).


The Doris Le Roi Prize ($500).

A bequest made from a past branch member, Nena Brown, on behalf and in memory of her sister, Doris. Doris Le Roi was a university graduate with a lifelong interest in botany and horticulture who wrote articles for a number of farming publications. This prize is administered by the School of Biological Sciences.


The Helen Wily Prize ($500).

Helen Wily was a long serving member of the New Zealand Federation in University who was a leader in mathematics and statistics education in Christchurch. This prize is administered by the School of Mathematics and Statistics.


Science and Technology Fairs

GWC support science and technology in schools though the Canterbury Science and Technology Fair with award prizes ($240).