These scholarships are designed to support:
Enhanced leadership skills and knowledge and increased leadership talent and capacity within individuals, organisations and the community helps to tackle community challenges and drive positive outcomes.
Our Leadership Scholarship fund encourages:
Total fund: $20,000 per annum
Apply: Anytime - but you do need to apply before your activity has started
Applications will be accepted from people who:
Applications will be accepted from rangatahi who:
You can only receive one leadership scholarship in a 12 month period and a lifetime maximum of 5 Leadership Scholarships.
Our leaders of today and tomorrow need to be reflective of our communities therefore, the following are priorities for our Community Leadership scholarships:
The following are just a few examples of the types of leadership development programmes and opportunities considered:
Funding can cover such things as course fees and related administration costs, costs incurred in transport and travel for study or course materials.
These scholarships are not be available to people who are:
Applications can be made anytime and are made online.
If you haven’t applied before you need to register first by providing your name and email address as well as creating a password – it only takes a moment. Once registered you can log in at any time to start an application or to access it again later, so you can work on it over time.
If you are under 18 years of age you will also need to include a completed Parent/Guardian Consent form as part of your application.
To help you prepare you can also download the application form so you can see the questions we ask.
We carry out an initial review of your application to make sure you are eligible to apply and then staff assess your application to help Trustees to make an informed decision on your application.
We may also contact you to ask further questions about your activity and application.
The following are what we consider depending on the activity you are applying for:
Amount of funding approved is at the discretion of Trustees and is dependent on:
It takes up to 8 weeks for a decision to be made and you’ll be sent an email letting you know the outcome.
If your application is successful, the email will outline the amount approved and any funding conditions. You can read our Managing Your Funding for more information.
If your application is unsuccessful the email will outline the reasons for your application being declined.
Successful applicants will need to provide an accountability report within 2 months of completing the activity for which funding was awarded. The report will be available online.
If you have any further questions about our Community Leadership Scholarships ring 0800 500 185 or email firstname.lastname@example.org