The Kate Edger Educational Charitable Trust Postgraduate Diploma Award

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Closing date: 12/12/2017   

To assist a woman graduate to undertake a Postgraduate Diploma at an approved institution in the Auckland area.

1.One Postgraduate Diploma Award of $7,000 shall be offered annually. (NB. Students intending to apply for the Graduate Diploma of Teaching are not eligible to apply for this award.)

2.Applicants for the Postgraduate Diploma Award must be:
b)New Zealand Citizens or Permanent Residents;
c)enrolled or planning to enrol full time for a Postgraduate Diploma, in the following year, at The University of Auckland, the Albany Campus of Massey University, AUT University, Manukau Institute of Technology, Unitec or Te Whare Wananga O Awanuiarangi, Auckland.

3.In making this award, the selection committee shall give consideration to:
a)applicant’s academic record;
b)applicant’s referees’ reports;
c)applicant’s need for financial assistance;
d)applicant’s aspirations for the future;
e)any special circumstances e.g. family responsibilities, personal disability, considered relevant.

4.Each applicant for this award must submit her application on the current prescribed application form, together with:
a)a certified copy of her academic record;
b)a certified copy of evidence of status as a New Zealand Citizen or Permanent Resident;
c)references from two referees on the prescribed forms and in sealed envelopes.

"Certified copy" means a copy of the original, certified as true by an appropriate authority (for example, University Registrar, Head of Department or Study Supervisor, or Justice of the Peace).

5.This award may not be held concurrently with an award of higher value except with the express approval of the Awards Committee.

6.The Postgraduate Diploma Award shall be paid in one instalment on presentation of proof of enrolment as a Postgraduate Diploma student at one of the above named tertiary institutions, for example a copy of the receipted fees’ invoice or certification from the relevant department.

7.The successful applicant shall make a brief report at the end of the year of study.


Enquiries to:

Completed applications to: Postgraduate Diploma Award, The Kate Edger Educational Charitable Trust, Private Bag 93208, Parnell, Auckland 1151 or hand delivered to Academic Dress Hire, 17 George Street, Parnell.

Closing date: 12 December

Application cannot be accepted before 12/09/2017.

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