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Awards & Grants

 NZHPA has a number of awards for it members.

These include travel grants, technicians award and the Educational Assistance Fund.
Details of the range and specifications of awards available are on the information sheet (updated April 2013)

Applications

To apply for an award download either the electronic application form (type in directly) or the pdf application form  (download and fill in by hand) and return it to the  NZHPA administrator (Jess Withell, nzhpa@psnz.org.nz) (updated Jan 2019).
Examples of applications that the Executive consider were welll-written, are available  to view in the Members section  for members who are considering applying for an award.



AWARDS

NZHPA Pharmacists in Mental Health SIG is able to offer a study grant to members to help further their education in mental health pharmacy. 

The Mental Health SIG committee would like to invite applications for the Mental Health SIG study grant. As per the rules of the grant, we are currently only inviting applications from people wishing to apply for the Aston University PG Certificate in Psychiatric Therapeutics.  

The Study Grant Rules and the Application Form have recently been reviewed so please ensure you apply using these documents.

Applicants will  open in July with outcome decided in September

 

Max Health Pharmacy Grant

The Max Health Pharmacy Grant is an award that is designed to support research and professional development in areas such as innovation in pharmacy practice, problem solving and exceeding customer expectation.  

A new and innovative shark tank approach where up to 4 people will present their innovation or research proposal to a panel at the NZHPA Conference 2020.

Keep an eye out for further information and closing dates.

 

Maori Health Award

The NZHPA is committed to the NZHPA Maori Health Award, as part of  the NZHPA Grants and Awards Programme. This Award will be granted in recognition of a practice development or research project undertaken by an NZHPA member to address a Maori Health issue.

 

Roche Education Grants

   

The grant criteria have been widened since 2018 to include both pharmacists and pharmacy technicians working in cancer care. This grant was provided to NZHPA by Roche Products (NZ) Ltd to help pharmacists and pharmacy technicians working in oncology and haematology to access educational opportunities.

Please see the information sheet for details (updated Jan 2019). 

 

There will be 3 application rounds for 2020 with the following closing dates:
Monday 9th March
Monday 1st June 
Monday 24th August 

 

  

CNO SIG nutrition and compounding education grant 

 

We would like to invite applications from pharmacists and pharmacy technicians for the CNO Nutrition and Compounding Education Grant.

 

This grant is intended to allow CNO SIG members (pharmacists and technicians) to access further education opportunities in their field.   See NZHPA application form at top of this page. The closing date for applications is 1 June 2020

 
Conferences you could consider applying for include:

AuSPEN in Australia in Oct/Nov
ESPEN in Europe in September
ASPEN in the USA in March

  

  

 

NZHPA Education Fund

 

NZHPA administers a fund to assist members to attend courses, attend conferences to present papers, or to undertake special projects.

Recipients of the NZHPA Education Fund award are required to present a report to the Executive that will be published on the Association’s website.  

Value of the award is at the discretion of the Executive. Typically values up to $1,500 have been awarded.  


Closing date for applications – As advertised from time to time in the Associations’ Newsletter, or available from the administrator at nzhpa@psnz.org.nz. Typically 4 times a year 2 weeks before the Executive Face to Face meeting for each quarter. 

 

Closing dates for 2020:  Monday 9th March, Monday 1st June, Monday 24th August and Monday 26th October

 

 

Annual Conference Travel Funding application form   for 2019 


REPORTS

 A list of recent award recipients and their reports is available in the Members section (Award recipients, updated June 2012)

Examples of reports that the Executive consider were well-written are available in the Members section