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Applications open for special education scholarships

Applications are now open for special education study awards and scholarships. The study awards support study for a postgraduate diploma in specialist teaching at either Massey University or the University of Canterbury.

Study awards are available for:

  • Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Blind and Low Vision
  • Deaf and Hard of Hearing
  • Complex Educational Needs
  • Early Intervention
  • Learning and Behaviour

Applications are open for these scholarships:

  • Internship Scholarships for Educational Psychology, and for Child and Family Psychology, these provide funding of $18,000 along with intern placement and supervision. 
  • The New Zealand Sign Language Tutor Scholarship is designed for deaf applicants who want to study the Certificate in Deaf Studies – Teaching New Zealand Sign Language at Victoria University in Wellington. It provides $3,000 for each year of study.


Anna Clements is the School News print and digital editor. She has a background in journalism spanning 25 years across newspapers, magazines and television, and spent six years working as an editorial advisor to a group of ECE centres.

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  1. how do i apply for a scholarship and do i need to already have a degree of some sort