National Foundation for the Deaf - Deaf Education Scholarship

Closing date: Opening Date: 1 February Closing Date: 31 March
Value of Award: Determined on a case-by-case basis.
No. of awards: Varies
Tenure: One Year

Application Form

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The NFD Trust provides grants to support individuals undertaking further training which will assist their development and will be of benefit to New Zealanders with a hearing loss or who are deaf. Applications will also be considered from groups wishing to provide courses or training for a wider group of people, providing they will benefit the deaf and hard of hearing community.

Scholarships are available for: Courses held locally or internationally Gathering resources Fees for Conferences that benefit Deaf/Hearing Impaired people Courses that equip hearing people to work with Deaf people Interpreter training in NZ Groups to provide training


Selection criteria:

  • Individual applicants are required to: * be a New Zealand citizen or have permanent residency. * be deaf / hard of hearing (hearing loss 60dB or more in better ear) or have an Auditory Processing Disorder (APD),  * submit ALL supporting documents, along with a fully completed application form by the closing dates, or your application will NOT be considered.  

General Information:

How do students apply?
Online Fully complete the application form below and ensure ALL supporting documents are attached Return application and supporting documents by closing date. PDF Printable Version Download the printable form here, fill it out and upload it below Ensure ALL supporting documents are attached Return application and supporting documents by closing date.  
Application Form
NFD Website Details

Decision makers
The National Foundation for the Deaf Scholarships Committee.

How and when do students learn of the decision?
As soon as scholarships comittee have met.

What conditions are attached to acceptance of this award?
Successful applicants will be expected to provide written progress reports for NFD. If the reports are NOT submitted, no further applications for funds will be considered.

Additional information
(Please note that this scholarship is not available for NFD or NFD Member Group staff training).

Who else has information about this award?
NFD Member Groups, Local and National Databases.


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

National Foundation for the Deaf

PO Box 37729 Parnell

Phone: 0800 867 446
Fax: (09) 307 2923

Email: enquiries@nfd.org.nz

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