Tai Poutini Polytechnic Awards and Scholarships

To go to a specific award or scholarship please select from the list below:

Cave Creek Student Memorial Scholarships
South Westland Community Activities Trust
Class/Excellence Awards
West Coast Trades Academy Training Scholarships
Allan Beaumont Student Award

 

Cave Creek Student Memorial Scholarships

The Cave Creek Student Memorial Fund was established to honour the 13 TPP Outdoor Recreation students who lost their lives when a viewing platform collapsed at Cave Creek on the West Coast on 28 April 1995.

Students enrolling in any full-time outdoor pursuits programme (NZ Certificate in Outdoor and Adventure EducationNZ Diploma in Outdoor and Adventure Education, or the NZ Certificate in Snowsport Patrol and Avalanche Risk Management) at Tai Poutini Polytechnic in 2022 are eligible to apply for one of up to 5 academic scholarships. All applicants are required to be New Zealand citizens. The value of the scholarships will vary – in the past few years the amount awarded has been between $1,000 and $1,300 each for programme fees or course-related costs and expenses.

Please refer to the Terms of Reference for closing dates.

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South Westland Community Activities Trust


South Westland Community Activities Trust Attendance Assistance Awards
Four annual awards of up to $800 each (or $200 per term) will be made to assist with costs associated in attending a full-time programme of at least 17 weeks duration at TPP’s Greymouth Campus. The awards are made solely to assist with costs associated for that student to attend their programme for example – travel, child care etc

Please refer to the Terms of Reference for closing dates.

South Westland Community Activities Trust Entrance Awards
Three annual awards of up to $1,000 each will be made to students enrolled in, or preparing to enrol in a full-time programme of at least 17 weeks duration at TPP's Greymouth Campus. The awards are made solely to assist with programme fees, course-related costs or expenses.

Please refer to the Terms of Reference for closing dates.


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West Coast Trades Academy Training Scholarships

In 2021 Tai Poutini Polytechnic will sponsor one West Coast Trades Academy Training Scholarship of $1,000 to assist a TPP Trades Academy student study at TPP during 2022. The money can be credited directly towards programme fees, compulsory courses-related costs or expenses (for example - TPP student accommodation rental, course-related tools or materials), and may not be applied to any non-academic purpose. Evidence of purchase of any course-related tools or materials will need to be submitted. 

The scholarship will be awarded to a high school student who:

  • has demonstrated a high level of achievement in their TPP Trades Academy programme in 2021;
  • is committed to developing a career in their elected Trades Academic course of study; and
  • wishes to pursue further training and education at TPP in 2022

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Allan Beaumont Student Award

The Allan Beaumont Student Award was established in 1997 following the retirement of Mr Allan Beaumont from the position of Chair of the Tai Poutini Polytechnic Council. The Council wished to acknowledge his substantial contribution to the development of tertiary education in the West Coast region over the last 20 years. Following discussions with Mr Beaumont, an award has been established valued at $1,500 per annum for a full-time student attending Tai Poutini Polytechnic.

 The Award is to be made annually to a student enrolled in, or preparing to enrol in, any full-time programme at Tai Poutini Polytechnic’s West Coast campuses and who;

  • are 30 years of age or over as at 1 January in the year of their programme of study
  • are either returning to formal education after a long absence or have never previously had the opportunity to undertake further study
  • can demonstrate financial hardship

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Class/Excellence Awards

Other Excellence & Class Awards are presented at the various Graduation ceremonies, talk to your Programme Leader for details.