Learning Support Study Awards and Scholarships
This directory will connect you to detailed information on the Learning Support Study Awards and Scholarships.
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We offer Learning Support Study Awards for teachers in early learning services and schools, as well as scholarships to support people undertaking specific specialist courses.
These awards and scholarships help us ensure the ongoing availability of a workforce with the appropriate specialist skills, knowledge and qualifications to support children and young people with additional learning needs.
Learning Support teachers’ study awards
|Type of Award||Number of 2022 Awards available||Application
|Blind and Low Vision Study Award||9||2 August 2021||30 September 2021||22 November 2021|
|Complex Educational Needs Study Award||8||2 August 2021||30 September 2021||22 November 2021|
|Deaf and Hard of Hearing Study Award||18||2 August 2021||30 September 2021||22 November 2021|
|Gifted Study Award||5||2 August 2021||15 October 2021||22 November 2021|
|Early Intervention Study Award||35||2 August 2021||30 September 2021||22 November 2021|
|Resource Teachers: Learning and Behaviour (RTLB) Study Award||Up to 100||2 August 2021||30 September 2021||22 November 2021|
|Advisers on Deaf Children (AoDC) Study Award||Approximately 18||1 October 2021||10 December 2021||by end of December 2021|
Learning Support specialist scholarships
Scholarships are for students enrolled in these programmes.
|Type of Scholarship||Number of Scholarships available||Application
|Child and Family Psychology Internship Scholarship
Educational Psychology Internship Scholarship
|21 – Total number across Educational Psychology Internship Scholarship and Child and Family Internship Scholarship||2 September 2021||4 October 2021||3 December 2021|
|Speech Language Therapy Scholarship||Up to 22||1 March 2022||24 April 2022||31 May 2022|
|New Zealand Sign Language Interpreting Scholarship||Up to 9||1 March 2022||24 April 2022||31 May 2022|
|New Zealand Sign Language Tutor Scholarship||
|1 October 2021||30 October 2021||30 November 2021|
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