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Health Promotion Agency Scholarships

health promotion agency registration scholarships 


19-21 September, Cordis Hotel, Auckland

Applications now closed

Health Promotion Agency (HPA) Registration Scholarship Criteria

HPA will allocate five registration scholarships including complementary attendance at the Oscarz Awards Dinner. Applications for HPA Scholarships are invited from people involved in addiction intervention and or treatment who wish to attend the Cutting Edge conference but who would otherwise be unable to attend due to financial constraints.  This includes addiction workers and people in training/study.  There will be up to five Cutting Edge registration scholarships awarded by the Health Promotion Agency (HPA) in 2019.  

To qualify for a HPA registration scholarship, you agree to provide dapaanz/HPA a brief summary of how your attendance at Cutting Edge was beneficial to you and your networks within 28 days post-conference. You will also meet as much as possible of the following criteria

  • Are employed, studying or providing voluntary support in the field of alcohol and other addiction treatment
  • Will not otherwise be able to attend due to financial constraints
  • Live and work (or studying) in New Zealand
  • Work in primary care or non-specialist settings and support people with addictions/or those working in addictions.

For your application please include

  • A brief statement outlining why you would like to attend Cutting Edge and how it will benefit you and your networks.

Please note

You need to demonstrate how you meet the criteria

  • Priority will be given to applicants who have not previously received a Scholarship prior to this application, and specifically have not received one for the previous two years (Rotorua 2018, Wellington 2017), AND/OR if you have submitted an abstract for a presentation/poster for Cutting Edge 2019.
  • There will only be one scholarship recipient per organisation or group
  • Travel and accommodation is not included in the scholarship
  • Once your application has been received no correspondence will be entered into.

Scholarship Process

The application form below must be used. Successful scholarship applicants will be notified from Friday 3rd August. The scholarship selection panel will include representation from the Cutting Edge Organising Committee, the Matua Raki Consumer Leadership Group, the Health Promotion Agency, and dapaanz. 

Application Form

Applications now closed (no applications will be accepted after the closing date)