Who we’re looking for:

We’re looking to assist with the purchase of tertiary textbook and resources. This grant is for tertiary students who reside in the Tararua or Central Hawkes Bay area.


Eligibility criteria:

  • NZ Citizen
  • Applicants must live in the Tararua or Central Hawkes Bay areas


Application Checklist:

Include the following with your application:

  • A letter written by the applicant outlining the course of study, the reasons for requiring financial assistance, and desired vocation at the completion of study.

  • A character reference written by someone unrelated to the applicant

  • A copy of the most recent grades and qualifications.  If no study has been completed, please provide an outline of life skills acquired.

  • A character reference from a responsible officer of a Rural Women New Zealand Branch outlining the circumstances of the family and the need for assistance with the applicant’s education.

  • Applications will be considered by the Tararua Provincial RWNZ Committee.


Download the Application Form here.

Send application forms to: enquiries@ruralwomennz.nz along with any supporting documents.

Applications can also be posted to:

Rural Women New Zealand

Level 10, 75 Victoria Street, Te Aro, Wellington 6011
PO Box 12-021, Thorndon,
Wellington 6144