Kate Edger Educational Charitable Trust - Expenses / Class Materials Awards

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What does the scholarship get me?

$300 - $1,000 each

Closing dates for applications

Next: 16 March 2020

Next closing dates are: 16 March, 27 July 2020

Length of award

will be offered annually.

Number of awards offered

A number of awards from

Purpose of award

To assist women, who are enrolled full time in undergraduate or (post) graduate Degree or Diploma courses at an approved Institute in the Auckland area which incur high materials' expenditure, with payment of essential costs.

Selection criteria

Applicants for an Expenses/Class Materials' Award must be:
a)      female;
b)      students studying full time for an undergraduate or (post) graduate degree or diploma;
c)       New Zealand Citizens or Permanent Residents;
d)      enrolled or planning to enrol full time in Year 2 and above for a degree or diploma at the University of Auckland, Massey University Auckland, AUT, Manukau Institute of Technology, Unitec, Whitecliffe College of Arts and Design, Laidlaw College, NorthTec, or Te Wānanga O Aotearoa (Tāmaki Makaurau and Te Tai Tokerau campuses), Te Whare Wānanga O Awanuiārangi (Tāmaki Makaurau and Te Tai Tokerau campuses), or Te Rito Maioha (Whangarei or Manukau campuses).


What conditions are attached to acceptance of this award?

Each recipient of an Expenses/ Class Materials Award is required to make a short written report at the end of the semester.

How do students apply?

Each applicant for this award must submit her application on the current prescribed application form, together with:
a)      a certified copy or statutory declaration of her academic record (this can be in the form of a certified digital document from the tertiary institution);
b)      a certified copy of evidence of status as a New Zealand Citizen or Permanent Resident (not Driver Licence);
c)       a copy of required materials (to be) purchased, listed and endorsed by a staff member together with quotations or receipts of costs.  (N.B. materials do not include textbooks, computers, transport or childcare).

“Certified copy” means a copy of the original certified as true by an appropriate authority (for example, Academic Registrar, Head of Department, Study Supervisor, or Justice of the Peace).
A “Statutory declaration” must be made before a Justice of the Peace or Solicitor on the appropriate form.

Please send your completed application by:
Email attachment plus scanned copies of a) b), and c) above to: awards@kateedgertrust.org.nz;
Or by post to:
Expenses/Class Materials’ Awards
The Kate Edger Educational Charitable Trust
Private Bag 93208
Auckland 1151;

Or hand deliver to Academic Dress Hire, 17 George Street, Parnell.
Application Form
AUT Application

How and when do students learn of the decision?

Each Expenses/Class Materials Award shall be paid in one instalment on presentation of a staff-endorsed list of materials.

Decision makers

In making this award, the selection committee shall give consideration to:
a)      the applicant’s tertiary academic record;
b)      the applicant’s need for financial assistance;
c)      the applicant’s aspirations for the future;
d)      any special circumstances e.g. family responsibilities, personal disability, considered relevant.

History or background of award

This award is funded by the Kate Edger Educational Charitable  Trust.                                                                                 

Additional information


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

Katrina Ford
Kate Edger Educational Charitable Trust
Private Bag 93 208, 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 January 2020.