Kate Edger Educational Charitable Trust - Māori/Pasifika Midwifery Award

Closing date: 14/02/2022
14 February 2022
Value of Award: $2500
No. of awards: One
Tenure: 1 year

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This award is to support a Māori or Pasifika student enrolled full-time in the third year or above of the Bachelor of Health Sciences - Midwifery programme at Auckland University of Technology (AUT).


Selection criteria:

  • 1.     In making these awards, the selection committee shall give consideration to: a.     the applicant’s commitment to a midwifery career in Māori/Pasifika communities ; b.     the applicant’s personal statement (of no more than 500 words) explaining why they have chosen a career in midwifery; c.      the applicant’s academic record; (for the purpose of this award, academic merit will be assessed from the GPA or GPE obtained over the applicant’s most recent two years of graded study in the Midwifery programme at AUT); d.     the applicant’s referee’s report; e.     the applicant’s need for financial assistance; f.       any special circumstances, e.g. family responsibilities, personal disability, considered relevant. g.     Applicants’ involvement in extra-curricular/co-curricular activities, leadership/tuakana roles will be of interest to the committee.  

General Information:

How do students apply?
Students may apply via the Scholarships Portal at Auckland University of Technology
AUT Online Application
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Decision makers
The successful applicant will be selected by a Selection Panel convened by The Kate Edger Educational Charitable Trust

How and when do students learn of the decision?
All students will be notified of the outcome via email within 4 weeks of the closing date

What conditions are attached to acceptance of this award?

Additional information
1.     One Award of $2,500 will be available for offer annually. 2.     Applicants for the Award must be: a.     New Zealand Citizens or Permanent Residents; b.     Of Māori or Pasifika descent; c.      Intending to enrol full-time in the third or fourth year of either the accelerated or standard Bachelor of Health Sciences – Midwifery programme at AUT in 2021.  

Who else has information about this award?
Awards Coordinator, KEECT awards@kateedgertrust.org.nz


For guidelines, application forms and more information about this award contact:

Kate Edger Educational Charitable Trust

Private Bag 93208 Parnell


Email: awards@kateedgertrust.org.nz

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