NZFDC - The John and Betty Rose Advanced Learning Scholarship

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What does the scholarship get me?

Up to $1,000.

Closing dates for applications

Next: 31 January 2022

Length of award

One year.

Number of awards offered


Purpose of award

To help profoundly deaf children to move into tertiary education.

Selection criteria

To be eligible for the scholarship, the applicant must be deaf or hard of hearing.
* Proof of hearing loss must be included with this application.
* Proof of hearing loss may be a copy of an audiogram, a letter from an Audiologist, or Doctor confirming permanent hearing loss.

The applicant must:
* provide proof of registration to a recognised New Zealand tertiary institution;
* include contact details of two referees;
* attach a recent photo of the applicant;
* be a financial member, or the parents of the applicant must be a financial member, of an affiliated Parent Group or may apply to become an associate member of NZFDC in accordance with our constitution.

What conditions are attached to acceptance of this award?

The recipient will provide NZFDC with a minimum of two progress reports during the scholarship year. The Final report will include an official end of year report showing the applicant's results.

The recipient will provide:
* copy of an official end of year report showing their examination results;
* a report showing how the scholarship was used.

Failure to provide these reports will work against the recipient receiving any further support from NZFDC.

How do students apply?

Download the Application Form here.

* The applicant must include contact details of two referees' * A photo of the applicant is to be attached to the application. *The applicant must provide proof of registration to a recognised New Zealand tertiary institution.

All applications to be posted to:
The Secretary
New Zealand Federation for Deaf Children Inc
PO Box
Wellington 6440
Application Form
Scholarship Page

How and when do students learn of the decision?

The Federation Executive Committee will select the scholarship winners, forwarding their confirmation letter/s and award within 30 days of the award decision/s.

Decision makers

NZFDC Executive Committee.

History or background of award

The Advanced Learning Scholarship is a Grant to post secondary students who are attending a recognised New Zealand tertiary institution. John Rose was formerly President of the Federation for Deaf Children.

Additional information

Please note - for all financial assistance, families MUST be financial members of an affiliated Parent Group.

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

The Scholarships Co-ordinator
NZ Federation for Deaf Children
PO Box 18868, New Brighton, Christchurch 8641
0800 332 324


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 November 2020.