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ADHB Health Workforce Scholarship

These scholarships are designed to grow our Māori nursing and midwifery workforce at Auckland DHB to ensure that we are meeting our obligation to Te Tiriti o Waitangi and enable equitable workforce participation for Māori.

Award value: Between $2,000 and $3,000 per annum Number available: Varies
Provider: A+ Trust Auckland District Health Board
Contact: Please contact Linda M Chalmers, Associate Nurse Director, Auckland District Health Board (ADHB) for further information. LChalmers@adhb.govt.nz

Background

These scholarships are designed to grow our Māori nursing and midwifery workforce at Auckland DHB to ensure that we are meeting our obligation to Te Tiriti o Waitangi and enable equitable workforce participation for Māori. This endeavor recognizes that Māori caring for Māori is crucial to culturally responsive and competent care as well as helping eliminate health inequities experienced by our indigenous Māori population. Provision of scholarships to Māori is aimed at eliminating financial barriers to tertiary education and enabling potential in our communities.

Applicant Guidelines

A+ Trust in partnership with Auckland DHB are pleased to provide undergraduate scholarships to nursing students in their region from 2019-2025. Applicants will need to complete this form thoroughly and legibly and provide any supportive documentation as required. This form is to be used for undergraduate registered nursing scholarships only.

Who is eligible to apply for this scholarship?

Scholarships will only be available to students enrolled in the following tertiary education institutions: Massey University Albany, Auckland University of Technology, UNITEC, University of Auckland and Manukau Institute of Technology.

  • You will need to be a New Zealand Citizen or New Zealand permanent resident to be eligible for any of the scholarships.
  • You will not be able to hold a scholarship within this programme and at the same time hold another scholarship from another DHB.
  • You will be of New Zealand Maori ethnicity and can describe your whakapapa

Exclusions

  • Those wishing to study at the postgraduate level are not eligible for these scholarships.
  • Students who are not Māori descent.

Please read the A+ Trust - ADHB Health Workforce Scholarships Programme 2019-2025 document for more information.

Please complete your application form and submit your form by email to Linda Chalmers LChalmers@adhb.govt.nz for consideration.

Applications close 28 November 2019.  

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