Thomas Tippet Trust Awards

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What does the scholarship get me?

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Closing dates for applications

Next: 30 September 2021

The closing dates for the two application rounds are 31 March and 30 September, each year.

Length of award

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Number of awards offered

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Purpose of award

To assist Canterbury NZNO members to further their education relating to their own area of practice
To assist attendance at relevant courses and seminars
To promote the development of locally held seminars

Selection criteria

* Must be a member of New Zealand Nurses Organisation and reside in the Canterbury region
* Priority consideration will be given to those who have been active and supportive of NZNO members in the Canterbury region and Nationally
* Grants MUST be for nursing education or union development purposes
* All Applicants receiving a grant must supply a written report


What conditions are attached to acceptance of this award?

Report to be sent to Thomas Tippet Trust Committee for grants over $400. Unfortunately Thomas Tippet Education Fund does not give monies to assist with fees for the Bachelor of Nursing Programme.

How do students apply?

Download an Application form here. Grants MUST be for nursing education or union development purposes.

Send your application to:
The Secretary
Thomas Tippet Education Awards Canterbury
PO Box 4102
Christchurch 8140
Application Form
Scholarship Page

How and when do students learn of the decision?

Applicants are notified of the decision by within 6 weeks of the closing dates.

Decision makers

Thomas Tippet Trust Awards Committee of the NZNO Canterbury Regional Council.

History or background of award

Through the generosity of the late Mr Thomas Tippet, a number of awards are made available for the education of nurses and the promotion of health in the Canterbury area.

Additional information

When you are looking for finance for on-going study both here and overseas you could:
Approach your employer
Approach your region for education purposes
Check for applicable scholarships advertised in NZNO Kai Tiaki: Nursing NZ
Go to NZNO website and look for funding there

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

The Regional Secretary
NZ Nurses Organisation (Canterbury Region)
PO Box 4102, Christchurch, New Zealand
(03) 366 8397


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 January 2021.