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What does the scholarship get me?


Closing dates for applications

Next: 14 February 2020

All applications must be received with the following supporting documentation by Friday 14 February 2020.

Number of awards offered


Purpose of award

Northland Regional Council’s new scholarship is to recognise and support students to undertake study, research or training that aligns with council’s areas of focus and mission of ‘working together to create a healthy environment, strong economy and resilient communities’.


Selection criteria

The scholarship is available to students who:
* Are NZ citizens or permanent resident
* Reside in, have family that reside in or have whakapapa (a genealogical connection) to, Taitokerau
* Are enrolled (or have an intention to enrol) in a recognised tertiary course of study that directly relates to activities that council delivers
* Are studying at an undergraduate or higher qualification level.

How do students apply?

All applications must be received with the following supporting documentation by Friday 14 February 2020.
CV - maximum of two pages
Completed Personal Statement Form (download this form below)
Proof of enrolment (or intention to enrol) in tertiary study
Two references (academic and character).

You will need to complete the Personal Statement form.  This is an editable PDF so follow these steps:
Download the form
'Save-as' to your computer
Complete the all of the fields
Guide to applying
Personal statement
Application Form - Online

Additional information

If you need some assistance, then you can get in touch by:
E: events@nrc.govt.nz
P: 0800 002 004

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

Northland Regional Council
0800 002 004


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 2020.