NZHPA administers a fund to assist our members to:

  • attend courses
  • attend conferences
  • present papers
  • undertake special projects.

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

Apply here 

Selection Criteria:

  • The recipient is a current member of the NZHPA
  • Recipient of the NZHPA Education Fund award are required to present a report to the Executive that will be shared with members.


If successful, recipients of NZHPA grants will:

  1. Provide a written report that is suitable for publication in the NZHPA newsletter, plus a photo of themselves to the NZHPA Executive, within 90 days of completion of the activity associated with the grant
  2. Consent to details of their award being shared with other NZHPA members especially in relation to, but not limited to, requests to present at events, contribute to future resources and be available to be contacted by another member regarding the specific knowledge or skills gained.
  3. Grant money is paid out retrospectively, after attendance at your conference/course/event on submission of an Expense Claim form, within 90 days of the last day of the conference/event, along with receipts (‘Tax Invoices”) for the appropriate expenses and provision of the written report.

 The requirements of a grant may be modified by the Executive.


Guidance on preparing the Report

  • Aim for around 500 words.
  • Include your name, a photo, your organisation and contact email.
  • Briefly outline the purpose of your grant application and details of the conference attended/sites visited etc
  • If applicable describe your involvement such as oral presentation, poster or workshop presented
  • Provide webpage links to the conference programme, handbook etc where available
  • Choose two to three sessions, themes or areas of practice that you feel stood out and would be most relevant or interesting to NZHPA members. Write about these in sufficient detail so members can learn something from your report.
  • Acknowledge NZHPA and the grant sponsor as appropriate



Submit your application here