Scholarships, awards and funding for people working in schools

Apply for these scholarships, awards, funding and sabbaticals.

TeachNZ study awards, sabbatical or support study grants for the 2017 school year

Applications are now open for these awards. Go to the TeachNZ study awards website (external link) for more information and to apply. 

Special education scholarships and study awards

These awards are to support and encourage you as you develop your skills in working with students with special education needs. You can apply for these scholarships from 1 August 2017.
Special education scholarships and study awards information for 2017.

Teaching English in schools for speakers of other languages (TESSOL) scholarships

Scholarships for Teaching English in Schools for Speakers of Other Languages (TESSOL)

We offer tuition fees scholarships for study towards a TESSOL qualification. Scholarship information is posted to schools in October each year and applications need to be received by the end of October in the same year.

Teacher-led Innovation Fund - Round 3 closed now

Round 3 closed on 16 March 2017. 

Go to the Teacher Led Innovation fund page for more information.

Prime Minister's Education Excellence Awards - closed on 17 March 2017

These are annual awards open to any group, team or partnership from a school, Kura or early learning service. Entries need to focus on improving outcomes for children and young people. 
Go to the Prime Minister's Awards website for more information (external link)  and to enter.

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