Tai Poutini Polytechnic Awards and Scholarships
To go to a specific award or scholarship please select from the list below:
Open to residents from the West Coast region enrolled, or preparing to enrol, on a full-time programme at one of the TPP’s West Coast campuses. Intended to assist second-chance students to gain access to tertiary education.
Please refer to the Terms of Reference for closing dates.
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 enrolling 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 in 2019 are eligible to apply for one of up to 10 academic scholarships. All applicants are required to be New Zealand citizens. The value of the scholarships will vary – in the past few years the amount awarded has been approx. $1,500 each for programme fees or course-related costs and expenses.
South Westland Community Activities Trust Entrance Awards
Three awards of up to $1,000 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, course-related costs or expenses.
Other Excellence & Class Awards are presented at the various Graduation ceremonies, talk to your Programme Leader for details.