Mark Ashford Memorial Scholarship

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What does the scholarship get me?


Closing dates for applications

Next: 31 March 2021

Applications close end of March each year

Length of award

One Year

Number of awards offered


Purpose of award

The Mark Ashford Memorial Scholarship is the premier study award, a grant of $3000 to the recipient.

Selection criteria

Applications are open to any person with CF currently (within previous 12 months) studying at a tertiary level (including trade courses).

What conditions are attached to acceptance of this award?

Refer to Funder

How do students apply?

Applications are to be made on The Mark Ashford Memorial Scholarship form available

How and when do students learn of the decision?

The successful applicant will be notified by the mid-April, and it would be preferable if the recipient of the Mark Ashford Memorial Scholarship could make themselves available for presentation of this award at the Association's National Conference held in May. (All costs incurred in attending the presentation will be covered by the Association.)

Decision makers

The recipient will be selected from all grant applicants and will be chosen by by CFANZ Chief Executive, CFANZ Administration Manager and approved by Mrs K Ashford and the General Manager Tasman Insulation.

History or background of award

This award is funded by Tasman Insulation, manufacturers of Pink Batts, in memory of March Ashford, a person with CF who made a huge contribution to home health with his work on the Fletcher Group's Healthy Homes book, which is still in use today.

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

Julie Clemett
The Administration Manager
Cystic Fibrosis Association of New Zealand National Office
PO Box 8241, Christchurch 8440
0800 651 122


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 April 2020.