Prime Minister's Pacific Youth Awards - Arts & Creativity Award

Closing date: closed Sun 7 Jul 2019
Value of Award: Determined by funder.
No. of awards: One.
Tenure: 1 year.

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Regulations

The Prime Minister's Pacific Youth Awards - The Arts & Creativity Award is sponsored by Creative New Zealand.

This award recognises a young person who has demonstrated a significant level of achievement in the arts or has used the arts to effect change in their community.


Selection criteria:

  • Applicants must either: • Demonstrate a significant level of achievement in the arts • OR Show how they have used the arts to effect change in their community Applicants must be: • aged 17-24 years of age at the time applications are called for • are New Zealand residents of Pacific descent • and can demonstrate that they are involved in their community.

General Information:

How do students apply?
The 2020 Prime Minister's Pacific Youth Awards have been cancelled as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. We believe that cancelling the Awards this year will allow our Pacific youth more time to prepare their entries for next year. The Alert Level 4 lockdown was announced during the preparation for the Awards. The Prime Minister's Pacific Youth Awards to relaunch in 2021, when we can continue to share and celebrate the inspiring Pacific youth in  Aotearoa.
Application Form
Regulations

Decision makers
The selection panel will comprise representatives from the five sponsors and two representatives from the Pacific community.

How and when do students learn of the decision?
Recipients will be announced at the PMPYA Awards celebration in December and published online the next day.

What conditions are attached to acceptance of this award?
Please note that shortlisted applicants will be required to undertake a police check. Their permission will be sought should this be required.

Additional information

Who else has information about this award?


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

Ministry for Pacific Peoples

PO Box 97 005


Email: pacificyouthawards@mpia.govt.nz

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