GWNZ offers national and branch (regional) scholarships for women at various levels of study and/ or research.
Frequently asked questions
When do the GWNZ scholarships open?
When do the GWNZ scholarships close?
5pm on 30 June
How much are your scholarships worth?
The value of our scholarships range from $3,000 to $10,000; depending on the scholarship and available funds
How do I apply?
Follow the instructions found on the scholarships page for the scholarship you are applying for
Am I eligible?
Each scholarship has eligibility criteria specific to the scholarship; see the scholarship pages for more information
How do I get help?
For branch scholarships contact the relevant branch. For national and international scholarships contact Email: scholarship@GWNZ.org.nz
Guidelines for preparing a scholarship applications
Before you start your application please do the following:
- Check that you fit the eligibility criteria
- Think about what you want to say about yourself and your studies carefully
- You have all the documents required to be uploaded readily accessible.
- Check that you are including as much relevant information as possible about yourself, your studies and ambitions
Before sending in the application double check that
- Your documents are all loaded correctly
- You have provided the appropriate information in each section
- You have made the best case possible for why you should get an award
I am a Fellowship awardee – How shall I approach my Progress Report
Think of your audience – who is primarily the GWNZ membership and interested public. Note: Your report becomes a public document as we upload it to the webpage. Photos add interest; please provide a high quality digital photo relevant to your scholarship (max 300kb) for us to upload with your report.
Can I apply for multiple scholarships?
Yes, you can apply for multiple GWNZ scholarships but if successful, you will only be offered one scholarship.
When are the GWNZ scholarship results announced?
All applicants are advised of the results in August
When are scholarship funds available?
This varies with each scholarship. When you are advised of being awarded the scholarship; we will also advise you of when payments will be made.
Does GWNZ provide financial support for community initiatives or one-off requests from individuals?
GWNZ only offer the scholarships as listed on the website
Does GWNZ accept late applications?