Scholarships, awards and funding for people working in schools

Apply for these scholarships, awards, funding and sabbaticals.

Awards, grants and sabbaticals for teachers
TeachNZ study awards or study grants for the 2018 school year (external link) Applications are now open for these awards. 

Special education scholarships and study awards information for 2017

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. 

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.
Awards for groups and teams 

Teacher-led Innovation Fund (TLIF)

Round 4 opens in November 2017. Find out about this fund open to teams of educators from early childhood services and schools.Go to the Teacher Led Innovation fund page for more information.

Prime Minister's Education Excellence Awards 

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)  

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