The Share 2 Care Single Parent Scholarship is intended to provide support for single parents from the Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology region to achieve qualifications.
Share 2 Care is a Tauranga-based initiative which helps single parents in supported living solutions. Their aim is to enable new single parents to give their child stability while they educate themselves.
This award is for applicants who are single parents are about to embark on their final year of study at diploma or degree level at Toi Ohomai.
In all cases, the scholarship will depend on the individual continuing to meet the academic requirements of their Toi Ohomai course. Applicants must be in their final year of study at Toi Ohomai (either the second year of a diploma, or the final year of a degree) in any discipline.
Applications are open to New Zealand citizens and permanent residents only.
Applicants must be able to demonstrate sustained achievement in their course of study. The personal and financial circumstances of applicants will also be considered.
Preference will be given to students from the Toi Ohomai rohe (Bay of Plenty and South Waikato).
One scholarship of $1,000 for full-time study, paid in ten monthly instalments of $100, is available.
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Applicants must include a brief statement outlining:
- why you focused on your chosen subject area
- how financial assistance may be critical to your success
- information on your family commitments, career plans, goals, achievements, community involvement, or personal strengths
Applicants who do not supply this information may not be considered by the selection panel. Additional information which may help the selection panel with their decision may also be provided.