Hospice New Zealand

BNI Scholarships 2018

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Hospice NZ is committed to growing leaders in hospice palliative care. Thanks to the ongoing support and generosity of our national partner, BNI New Zealand, we are delighted to offer study scholarships for 2018.

Scholarship applicants must show the relevance of their chosen study to their particular role and ongoing professional development needs within hospice palliative care. They must be either employed by a member hospice or hold current individual membership of Hospice NZ.

The scholarships will cover tuition/ course fees up to $1,000 for postgraduate study provided by an accredited institution.

Applications meeting the criteria will be considered by the Hospice NZ education committee. Applications for larger course fee costs will be judged on a case by case basis.

The national priority for the 2018 scholarships is to support the professional development of psychosocial and allied health teams employed by member hospices.

Criteria & Conditions

  • All expenses outside tuition/course fees related to the study are the recipient’s responsibility.
  • Scholarships will be paid direct to the member hospice or student upon evidence of payment and enrolment.
  • Each scholarship is available for study undertaken from 1 January 2018 to 31 December 2018 and must only be used for the approved course of study.
  • Applicants must be New Zealand citizens or permanent residents. 
  • If you are eligible to apply for Health Workforce NZ/CTA funding via a DHB you must do so before applying for a BNI scholarship for this course of study
  • Applicants must complete all sections of the scholarship application form; and include the supporting material listed.

Applications and Timeline

To download a copy of the 2018 application form, please click here. To receive a Word version, please email us.

Applications will close at 5pm on Wednesday 29 November 2017. Successful applicants will be notified by Wednesday 13 December 2017. We will then require written confirmation and formal acceptance by Friday 12 January 2018.

About BNI

BNI New Zealand, established in 1999, is the country’s largest structured business networking organisation for small to medium businesses. With over 2,600 members and 112 groups around the country, in 2016 they generated over $73 million in business.

As a business community, BNI helps create business opportunities through a structured system of referrals and reciprocity, based on trust and giving. Business owners from all types of industries (only one trade representative per group) meet weekly. They build sustainable relationships with other businesses, develop new networks and take BNI’s underlying philosophy of ‘Givers Gain®’ to grow their businesses. 


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