Special Education Study Awards and Scholarships

The special education study awards and scholarships provide financial support for educators to study for specialised qualifications at a NZ university. Applications for Awards open 1 August 2018 and for scholarships either 1 September or 1 October 2018.

Study Awards and scholarships 

Special education study awards for teachers in early learning services and schools.

Applications open 1 August 2018

  • Autism Spectrum Disorder Study Award
  • Blind and Low Vision Study Award
  • Complex Educational Needs Study Award
  • Deaf and Hard of Hearing Study Award
  • Early Intervention Study Award
  • Learning support needs Study Award
  • Resource Teachers: Learning and Behaviour (RTLB) Study Award 


Scholarships are for students enrolled in these programmes.

Open 1 September 2018

  • Child and Family Psychology Internship Scholarship 
  • Educational Psychology Internship Scholarship

Open 1 October 2018

  • New Zealand Sign Language Interpreting Scholarship
  • Speech Language Therapy Scholarship

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