Rural Women New Zealand Education Fund

Closing date: The closing dates for applications are 1st March and 1st July.
Value of Award: Up to $500.00
No. of awards: Varies.
Tenure: One year.

Application Form

Scholarship Page

Rural Women New Zealand Bursaries and Grants are available each year to assist with education, learning and personal development; for community projects and activities; the purchase of resources; and in times of natural disaster, all which benefits the rural community.

Rural Women New Zealand wishes to offer people the opportunity to extend their education or training in order to improve their level of skills.


Selection criteria:

  • • Grants will be available to any person over 25 years of age • The applicant will need to indicate the benefit of the study to the wider community as well as to their personal development • Any short or long term course offered by a recognised education provider is eligible • Preference will be given to those who live in smaller centres or rural areas

General Information:

How do students apply?
Applications must be made on the official Rural Women New Zealand form available on the website or below. The application must include: * Two written references (one must be a Rural Women New Zealand member) * Acceptance of enrolment * Budget of course costs.
Application Form
Scholarship Page

Decision makers
Rural Women New Zealand Bursary Committee

How and when do students learn of the decision?
The application will be acknowledged when it is received. You will be notified of the decision.

What conditions are attached to acceptance of this award?
The committee reserves the right to later check with you on the outcome of the study. A brief Report of progress will be required after 6 months.

Additional information
For inquiries, contact Executive Officer Rural Women New Zealand PO Box 12-021 WELLINGTON

Who else has information about this award?


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

Rural Women New Zealand

PO Box 12-021 Wellington
New Zealand


Email: enquiries@ruralwomen.org.nz

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