Marie Clay Literacy Trust $5000 Travel Award

Teaching awards and scholarships

Posted: 09 August 2019
Notice reference #: 1H9woA

TWO Awards for 2019

The New Zealand Literacy Association is pleased to announce the availability of TWO international literacy travel awards for 2019. Both awards, supported by The Marie Clay Literacy Trust, allow for a New Zealand educator to attend an overseas Literacy Conference in 2020.

Applicants should apply in writing and include the following:

  • Details of the conference
  • Reasons for wanting to attend
  • Proposed personal professional development benefits
  • A brief summary that includes some of the following; leadership within the school/institution, recent extra study in literacy, demonstrated/acknowledged success in the literacy field and leadership in a wider educational setting
  • The successful applicant will be expected to publish a report in Literacy Forum NZ.

All applications should be accompanied by a statement/s of attestation of the above and a letter from the president of your local council verifying current individual NZLA membership. The award may be used for airfares, conference registration and accommodation.

Email applications only please. Send to

The closing date for applications is 15 September. Applicants will be advised of the outcome before 15 October.

The Trust will not engage in any correspondence. 


Further information

Contact: Jacqui Malham

 (03) 383 2736