Lower Hutt Suffrage Centennial Scholarship Fund

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What does the scholarship get me?

Approximately $1,000.

Closing dates for applications

Next: 19 September 2019

Applications close 19 September each year. (Suffrage day).

Length of award

One year.

Number of awards offered

At least one annually.

Purpose of award

To financially assist Lower Hutt City women to pursue their tertiary educational studies.

Selection criteria

* Must have lived or been educated in Lower Hutt City continuously for at least three years.
* Must be an NZQA approved course.

What conditions are attached to acceptance of this award?

One report at the end of the year on progress.

How do students apply?

Application forms available from Hutt City Council Service Centers, and Electorate offices of Hutt MPs.

Availability of forms advertised in Hutt News and Hutt secondary schools and Wellington tertiary providers advised.

How and when do students learn of the decision?

Notification is made in November of the year of application and payment in the following January.

Decision makers

Independent panel appointed annually by the Trust.

History or background of award

Established in 1993 by the women politicians of Lower Hutt and supported by the Hutt Valley Branch of the New National Council of Women to mark the centennial of women's suffrage in New Zealand.

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

Margaret Cousins
Hutt City Council
SHE Trust - Suffrage Hutt Education
Private Bag 31912, Lower Hutt, New Zealand
(04) 586 2135
(04) 586 1046


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 July 2019.