Kate Edger Educational Charitable Trust Midwifery/Nursing Clinical Placement Award in Memory of Ngaire Miller

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What does the scholarship get me?

$2000 each

Closing dates for applications

Next: 15 November 2021

Length of award

One year

Number of awards offered

2 per annum

Purpose of award

Applications are open to students studying at AUT, the University of Auckland, MIT, Unitec, Massey University Auckland & Wellington, Whitireia New Zealand and Victoria University of Wellington. The award is intended to encourage students currently based in Auckland and Wellington to take up rural/provincial placements by contributing towards accommodation and transport costs.

Selection criteria

In making this award, the selection committee shall give consideration to:
a)      the applicant’s academic records;
b)     the applicant’s referee’s report;
c)      the applicant’s need for financial assistance;
d)     the applicant’s aspirations for the future;
e)     the length of time and location of the placement;
f)       any special circumstances, e.g. family responsibilities, personal disability, considered relevant.

How do students apply?

Application forms for these awards are available below

Enquiries to: awards@kateedgertrust.org.nz
Please send your completed application by:
Email attachment plus scanned copies of 4 a) b), and d) above to awards@kateedgertrust.org.nz;
Or by post to:
Midwifery/Nursing Clinical Placement Awards
The Kate Edger Educational Charitable Trust
Private Bag 93208
Auckland 1151;

Or hand deliver to Academic Dress Hire, 17 George Street, Parnell.
All applications will receive an email confirming that the application has been received. If you do not receive an email, please contact the Awards Coordinator at awards@kateedgertrust.org.nz
Application Form
AUT Application Form

How and when do students learn of the decision?

Applicants will be notified within 6 weeks of the closing date.

History or background of award

Ngaire Miller had a rewarding career as a nurse practitioner, midwife and educator. To celebrate her life and career, her family have generously funded an award to assist students to carry out a placement of approximately 3 - 5 weeks in a rural/provincial location, as part of study for an undergraduate or postgraduate preregistration degree in Nursing or Midwifery.

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

Kate Edger Educational Charitable Trust
Private Bag 93208, Parnell, Auckland 1151


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 October 2021.