Applications are now open for the 2013 Prime Minister’s Scholarships

Posted by Matt Warren on Wednesday, November 21, 2012

Applications are now open for Prime Minister's Scholarships for athletes, coaches and officials.
Applications can be made online - click here.

Applications close on Saturday 1 December 2012. Before applying please read the Surf Life Saving criteria below.

Athlete Scholarships

The goal of the programme is to assist talented and elite athletes achieve tertiary and vocational qualifications while pursuing excellence in sport.

The Prime Minister's Athlete Scholarship Programme is managed by High Performance Sport NZ. Scholarships are aligned to the HPSNZ High Performance Strategy and must impact on the high performance mission of 'more Kiwi winners on the world stage.'

As part of the Prime Minister's Athlete Scholarship Programme, athletes may have the chance to study after they are decarded and/or retire. This separate scholarship is known as the Prime Minister's Athlete Gold Level Scholarship.

The programme supports fees up to $10,000 and a living allowance of up to $4,000 per year to successful scholarship recipients.

If you are intending to study next year we encourage you to refer to the Surf Life Saving New Zealand eligibility criteria below and then visit the HPSNZ website for further details and to apply online.

Applications for Surf Life Saving New Zealand athletes close on 1 December 2012.

Prime Minister's Scholarships 2012 - Surf Life Saving Criteria

  • Selected and competed for New Zealand at the 2012 World Championships
  • Selected and competed for New Zealand team(s) during 2012
  • A member of the 2012/13 World Championships Squad
  • Selected and competed for New Zealand Development/Under 20 team(s) during 2012
  • A member of the 2012/13 Development Squad
  • Selected and competed for New Zealand team(s) prior to 2012
  • A member of High Performance Squads prior to 2012

Coach and Official Scholarships

The purpose of these scholarships is to develop skills that contribute to the quality of New Zealand's sport performance at the elite level.

The Prime Minister's Coach and Officials Scholarships are managed by HPSNZ on behalf of the Government. Scholarships are aligned to the HPSNZ High Performance Strategy and must impact the high performance mission of 'more Kiwi winners on the world stage.'

If you interested in applying we encourage you to visit the HPSNZ website for further details and to apply online.

Applications for Coach and Official Scholarships close on Saturday 1 December 2012.

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