There are a number of scholarship available for the Deaf Community for a variety of training opportunities. Have a look at the options below to find the scholarship that best meets your needs.
Amount Varies each year and is awarded once a year, to more than one applicant. To support deaf people with training, mainly in areas that will contribute in some way to the welfare, education or well-being of other deaf people. To apply, contact the Deaf Aotearoa for more information. Closing date for applications is the 31 January each year. Click here to download the Application Form.
The award was established to commemorate the centennial of Victoria University of Wellington, and its support of educational opportunities for Deaf people in New Zealand. The scholarship is funded by the JR McKenzie Trust Deaf Development Fund. More information
The Penny Went NZSL Teaching Scholarship is available for Deaf persons pursuing university study related to language teaching. More information
This award is funded by the J.R.McKenzie Trust Deaf Development Fund. More information
Grants from this bequest are made to help deaf and hearing impaired children in the Canterbury province. Applications from both individuals and groups are welcome. More information
The National Foundation for the Deaf makes grants from this fund to help deaf and hearing impaired people study a recognised post-secondary course. More information
Grants from this fund are usually for people to do further training that will benefit deaf and hearing impaired people in New Zealand. Applicants can be hearing, hearing impaired, or deaf. This scholarship always awards a portion of the annual scholarship fund to help people studying as interpreters for deaf people. Applications from groups wanting to provide courses or training for others, which will benefit deaf and hearing impaired people are welcome. More information
An annual scholarship of $5,000 for study that will benefit deaf or hearing impaired people in the Tauranga/Mt Maunganui area. Applications close 31 October each year. More information
Available to hearing impaired women students enrolled at the University of Auckland in their second or subsequent year of study. Two application dates – 30 June and 1 November. For more infomration, contact Auckland University
Available to deaf or hearing impaired secondary students. Applications close on 31 October each year. For more infmoration, contact Kelston Deaf Education Centre
A Scholarship for tertiary study to the value of $1500 is available in 2012 to adisadvantaged woman, resident in Rotorua, who is planning to undertake fulltime study. Applicants may have a physical or social disability and/or havelimited or no income. For more information, download this PDF, or to make an application, use this Application Form