Tai Poutini Polytechnic Awards and Scholarships
To go to a specific award or scholarship please select from the list below:
Allan Beaumont Student Award
Cave Creek Student Memorial Scholarships
South Westland Community Activities Trust
Tai Poutini Polytechnic West Coast Schools Awards
West Coast Trades Academy Training Scholarship
This Award of $1,500 is made annually to a student from the West Coast region enrolled, or preparing to enrol, on a full-time programme at one of TPP's West Coast campuses. The purpose of this Award is to assist second-chance students to gain access to tertiary education.
Preference will be given to West Coast residents who are 30 years of age or over and are either returning to formal education after a long absence or have never previously had the opportunity to undertake further study.
The Cave Creek Student Memorial Fund was established to honour the 13 TPP Outdoor Recreation students who lost their lives when a viewing platform collapsed at Cave Creek on the West Coast on 28 April 1995.
Students enrolled, or preparing to enrol, in any full-time outdoor pursuits programme (Certificate in Outdoor Education, Diploma in Outdoor Instruction and Guiding, or the Certificate in Ski Patrol) at Tai Poutini Polytechnic are eligible to apply for one of up to 20 academic scholarships. All applicants are required to be New Zealand citizens. The value of the scholarships will vary, and will be a minimum of $500 each towards programme fees or course-related costs and expenses.
South Westland Community Activities Trust Attendance Assistance Awards
Four awards of up to $800 each will be made to students enrolled, or preparing to enrol, at the Greymouth Campus on a full-time programme of at least 17 weeks duration. The awards are made solely to assist with costs associated in attending a programme of study at the Greymouth Campus.
South Westland Community Activities Trust Entrance Awards
Two awards of up to $1,500 each will be made to students enrolled, or preparing to enrol, at the Greymouth Campus on a full-time programme of at least 17 weeks duration. The awards are made solely to assist with programme fees and will take the form of a credit/refund against programme fees invoice.
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Each year Tai Poutini Polytechnic (TPP) proposes to offer a number of awards to students from West Coast secondary schools who demonstrate goal setting and passion in any of the programmes on offer at TPP.
The individual awards provide full fees scholarships on full-time programmes of 17 weeks duration or longer at TPP and will be made available to one student from each of the 7 West Coast secondary/area schools. Students have to be in either Year 11, 12 or 13 to apply. For more information please read the Terms of Reference or contact Jolan Kilkelly on 027 245 0013 or firstname.lastname@example.org
The West Coast Trades Academy Training Scholarships are sponsored by Tai Poutini Polytechnic and provide two fees-free places for West Coast Trades Academy students to attend Tai Poutini Polytechnic in 2018. Scholarships will be awarded to students who have demonstrated a high level of achievement in their Trades Academy programme, who are committed to developing a career in their trade area, and who wish to pursue further training and education at TPP.
Other Excellence & Class Awards are presented at the various Graduation ceremonies, talk to your Programme Leader for details.