South Westland Community Activities Trust Attendance Assistance Awards

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What does the scholarship get me?

Up to $800 each ($200/term)

Closing dates for applications

Next: 15 June 2021

Length of award

One Year.

Number of awards offered


Purpose of award

To assist with costs associated in attending a programme of study at Tai Poutini Polytechnic's Greymouth Campus. The Award may not be used for any other purpose (NB-a separate Award exists for assistance with Programme fees).

Selection criteria

Students enrolled, or preparing to enrol, in a full-time programme of at least 17 weeks duration at the Greymouth Campus and who have lived in the West Coast/Buller region for a minimum of 12 months are eligible to apply for one of the four awards.

What conditions are attached to acceptance of this award?

Notice of names of recipients of these awards may be printed in the three West Coast newspapers and in any approved Polytechnic publications.

How do students apply?

Download Applications Form and related documents here
Application Form
Terms of Reference
Scholarship Page

How and when do students learn of the decision?

Successful applicants will be notified as soon as possible after the closing date.
The Student Awards Committee must be satisfied there is a need for assistance with costs associated with attending TPP and the application should reflect this.
The award is payable in instalments of $200 each - at the end of the fourth week of each term attended.

Decision makers

The successful recipients of all Southland Westland Community Activities Trust Awards will be decided by the TPP Student Awards Committee plus a member of the South Westland Community Activities Trust, on the basis of information submitted by the applicants on the form supplied for this purpose. The decision of the Awards Committee is final and no review will be undertaken.

History or background of award

The South West Community Activities Trust has funded four Attendance Assistance Awards.

Additional information

Two application closing dates - 15 December (for programmes commencing February (1stsemester) of the following year; or 15 June (for programmes commencing July (2nd semester) of the same year.

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

The Chair of the TPP Awards Committee
Tai Poutini Polytechnic
Private Bag 607, Greymouth 7840, New Zealand
0800 800 411
(03) 768 4503


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 December 2020.