John Peart Trust Grants
Assisting with travel and fees for extra-curricular courses. Enabling practical research and providing resources and equipment that will enable outdoor and environmental education.
The John Peart Trust (JPT) purpose is to promote and enable outdoor and environmental education in the formal education sector.
The Trust was originally supported Palmerston North Teachers’ College which had considerable provision for fieldwork built into its timetable structure. The philosophy of the funding was to provide pre-service teachers with the necessary background, skills and experience to act, in due course, as resource persons for field trips and school camps.
Value and tenure
Grants offered annually with the value to be determined by the selection committee.
Typical number on offer
Multiple grants can be awarded per year.
Massey University students or staff and alumni of Massey that hold a NZ Provisional Practicing Certificate.
For Massey students or Massey staff in their research and educational capacities in outdoor and/or environmental education and environmental education experiences becoming available to students in regional schools.
A nominated selection committee comprising the Head of the Institute of Education, the President of the Manawatu Principals’ Association, the Head of Wildlife and Ecology group, the Head of Environmental Sciences group.
Conditions of the scholarship
The grant may be held, in conjunction with other scholarships, bursaries or awards, so long as those scholarships, bursaries or awards permit co-tenure.
The Selection Panel has the right to refrain from making an award if there are no suitable applicants and its decision is final.
Closing date 15 November.
For further details and how to apply please contact Peter Halligan at Massey Foundation at firstname.lastname@example.org or call on (06) 951 9347.
Contact: Peter Halligan
(06) 951 9347
Doctoral Scholarship Opportunity in Education Policy
A one-time doctoral scholarship designed for an outstanding new full-time applicant in the area of education policy formation, implementation or evaluation.
• Value: NZ$28,200 plus domestic fees per year (three years)
• Closing date: 1 November 2020
• Acceptance into doctoral programme required before 1 March 2021
The successful applicant will engage in doctoral study of education policy, focused on New Zealand or international* education policy, at a school, regional or national level, supervised by Dr Jo Smith.
*Note: Given the uncertain Covid-19 situation, international applicants will need to qualify under applicable requirements related to travel.
For more details: auckland.ac.nz/education-policy.
Fulbright Distinguished Awards in Teaching Programme
The Fulbright Distinguished Awards in Teaching Programme is for highly accomplished New Zealand teachers in primary or secondary schooling to participate in an intensive professional development programme in the US.
Applications for the award are now open, closing on 15 March. Two awards are granted each year.
Successful applicants are also entitled to: return travel, institution fees and a monthly maintenance allowance, alongside other benefits.
For more information and to apply, please visit, www.fulbright.org.nz/awards/nzscholar/distinguishedteaching.