Kate Edger Educational Charitable Trust Midwifery/Nursing Clinical Placement Award in Memory of Ngaire Miller

Closing date: 03/12/2021
Value of Award: $2000 each
No. of awards: 2 per annum
Tenure: One year

Application Form

AUT Application Form

Ngaire Miller had a rewarding career as a nurse practitioner, midwife and educator. To celebrate her life and career, her family have generously funded an award to assist students to carry out a placement of approximately 3 - 5 weeks in a rural/provincial location, as part of study for an undergraduate or postgraduate preregistration degree in Nursing or Midwifery.

Applications are open to students studying at AUT, the University of Auckland, MIT, Unitec, Massey University Auckland & Wellington, Whitireia New Zealand and Victoria University of Wellington. The award is intended to encourage students currently based in Auckland and Wellington to take up rural/provincial placements by contributing towards accommodation and transport costs.


Selection criteria:

  • In making this award, the selection committee shall give consideration to: a)      the applicant’s academic records; b)     the applicant’s referee’s report; c)      the applicant’s need for financial assistance; d)     the applicant’s aspirations for the future; e)     the length of time and location of the placement; f)       any special circumstances, e.g. family responsibilities, personal disability, considered relevant.  

General Information:

How do students apply?
Application forms for these awards are available below Enquiries to: awards@kateedgertrust.org.nz   Please send your completed application by: Email attachment plus scanned copies of 4 a) b), and d) above to awards@kateedgertrust.org.nz;   Or by post to: Midwifery/Nursing Clinical Placement Awards The Kate Edger Educational Charitable Trust Private Bag 93208 Parnell Auckland 1151; Or hand deliver to Academic Dress Hire, 17 George Street, Parnell.   All applications will receive an email confirming that the application has been received. If you do not receive an email, please contact the Awards Coordinator at awards@kateedgertrust.org.nz  
Application Form
AUT Application Form

Decision makers

How and when do students learn of the decision?
Applicants will be notified within 6 weeks of the closing date.

What conditions are attached to acceptance of this award?

Additional information

Who else has information about this award?


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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