Sport Hawkes Bay - EIT Sports Scholarship

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What does the scholarship get me?

$2,000 Maximum

Closing dates for applications

Next: 20 November 2022

Length of award

Two years, payment for the second year of study will be reviewed annually and is subject to funding. Should the student's study programme extend longer than two years, any subsequent scholarsrhip funding will be considered on a case by case basis.

Number of awards offered

five per year

Purpose of award

The Hawke's Bay Elite Sports Person Scholarships have been developed with major sporting codes to establish a programme to encourage top sports people to stay in Hawke's Bay. Applicants must be nominated by their sport code.

Selection criteria

Any sports performer willing and able to represent a Hawke's Bay sports team can apply for a SHB-EIT Scholarship. Each application must be accompanied by a letter of support from a relevant Regional Sports Organisation or Coach as appropriate. A letter from the sports performer outlining previous achievements and seasons goals should also be included.

What conditions are attached to acceptance of this award?

Payment is conditional on the applicant completing the first two weeks of study at EIT. If a scholarship recipient does not complete the year of study for which the scholarship has been paid, he/she will be expected to refund the full value of the scholarship or the proportionate amount used for that year to be decided by the selection panel.

How do students apply?

Download and complete the application form

Completed applications should be submitted to:
Eddie Carson
Private Bag 1201
Hawke’s Bay Mail Centre
Napier, 4142
Sports Scholarship Information
Application Form

Decision makers

The granting of the scholarship will be assessed by a panel comprising:
• EIT Hawke's Bay representative.
• Sport Hawke's Bay representative.

History or background of award

The Scholarship is provided by the following:
• EIT Hawke's Bay and Sport Hawke's Bay.

Additional information

Scholarships aren't required to be spent on any one item but expected to assist with sports and study costs. If it is subsequently found that any information provided in the application is false the applicant shall be required to refund the scholarship.

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

Eddie Carson
Eastern Institute of Technology
Private Bag 1201, Hawke’s Bay Mail Centre, Napier 4142
06 974 8000 ext 5828


Every effort has been made to ensure the above information is current and correct. However, applicants should contact the appropriate administering body before making an application, as details do change frequently. The administrator of this record last updated this information in December 2020.