Special Education Study Awards and Scholarships

The special education study awards and scholarships provide financial support for educators to study for specialised qualifications at a NZ university.

Study Awards

Special education study awards are now open for ECE and school teachers. We provide financial support to study postgraduate diplomas in 6 specialist teaching qualifications either at Massey or University of Canterbury.


Scholarships open on 1 September or 1 October and are for teachers to study postgraduate diplomas in 4 specialist teaching qualifications.

Possible changes

We may change the eligibility criteria, dates and the terms and conditions for any award or scholarship at any stage to meet new and changing requirements.

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