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Waitemata DHB Scholarships

The Health Scholarship Programme supports Maori and Pacific residents of the Waitemata region (North Shore City, Waitakere City and Rodney District) to undertake health-specific tertiary study with an accredited New Zealand education provider.

Award value: Varies Number available: Varies
Provider: Waitemata DHB
Contact: Waitemata DHB: healthscholarships@waitematadhb.govt.nz

 

Applications for 2022 will open shortly.

Background

Waitematā District Health Board has places available on our Health Scholarship Programme. If you are due to complete your study towards becoming a health professional within the next 12-18 months please consider joining us at Waitematā District Heath Board, on the Health Scholarship Programme.

The Programme supports Māori and Pacific students from the Waitematā region (North Shore City, Waitakere City and Rodney District) to undertake health-specific tertiary study with an accredited New Zealand education provider. In return for support with your tuition fees, networking opportunities and an offer of employment upon successful completion of your training. We ask that our scholarship recipients agree to work with us for a minimum of 2 years’ post-graduation.

Scholarships are provided to help us better reflect the population we serve and as such, are only available to residents from Māori and/or indigenous Pacific ethnic backgrounds.

Eligibility Criteria

The key eligibility criteria for scholarship applications are:

  • New Zealand citizenship and/or permanent residency
    • Māori or Pacific ethnicity
    • A completed online application before the closing date
    • Financial need
    • Community involvement
    • Demonstrated understanding of health inequalities and why we need to grow our Māori and Pacific workforces.
    • A commitment to working for Waitematā DHB upon graduation

*Please note: If you are accessing funding from other scholarship programmes, you need to declare this.

Application Details

If you have any questions about either the Scholarship programme or the application process, please read the Waitemata DHB Health Scholraship Program leflet, or email Charlene Macrae on charlene.macrae@waitematadhb.govt.nz

Visiti the scholarships section of https://www.wdhbcareers.co.nz

Applications for 2022 will open shorlty

There is currently no set date for applications for 2022. However, typically applications open at the beginning and/or end of each academic year. When we begin each intake, it will be advertised on https://www.kiwihealthjobs.com/  If students are interested, they can set up  job search alerts for ‘scholarship’ and will be notified when the ad is posted.