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Student Grants and Subsidised Membership
Subsidised College membership for third year students
The College is offering a $70 subsidy for third year students who have been a paid up member of the College in their second year. All third year students who are eligible for this subsidy will pay a membership fee of $20 on renewal of their student membership in their final year of study. To email membership please click here.
In addition to the subsidised membership, the following grants are available to midwifery students:
Midwifery Student Grants
The New Zealand College of Midwives is offering the following grants to assist midwifery students in Bachelor of Midwifery programmes:
A grant of $750 for a second year student at each of the four schools of midwifery (four scholarships in total)
A grant of $1000 for a third year student at each of the four schools of midwifery (four scholarships in total)
A ‘Special Circumstances’ grant of $500 is available to one second or third year student
The Grants Advisory Committee will award the grants
To apply, applicants must:
- be a College member
- intend to practise in New Zealand on graduation
provide two referees statements/letters:
i) one from a lecturer at your midwifery school
ii) one from the local NZCOM regional Chairperson or delegate
- provide a short statement on how the grant will benefit your studies
Please email your application to email@example.com
Applications are open 20 March until 26 May
and will be advertised in the March Issue of the Midwifery News
Rural Student Midwifery Grant
Mary Garlick, a retired long standing rural midwife has generously granted a sum of money to the New Zealand College of Midwives to administer as an annual grant for midwifery students who intend to practise rurally on graduation.
Applications will be accepted from students who have completed the requirements of the second year of the New Zealand Bachelor of Midwifery programme and intend to enrol in the third year of the programme in 2017.
Midwifery students are eligible to apply for the annual $2,000 grant if they meet the following criteria:
Applicant must be a New Zealand College of Midwives member and enrolled as third year student of an approved New Zealand Bachelor of Midwifery programme for 2017
Applicant must intend to practise as a rural midwife in New Zealand on graduation. Preference may be given to those intending to practise as an LMC
Only one grant will be awarded per annum.
To apply, applicants must:
demonstrate a commitment to rural midwifery practice on graduation
complete the application form. (Once completed click the print icon to enable you to 'print to pdf' to save the document.)
ask two referees to also complete the relevant form
The Midwifery Student Rural Grants Advisory Committee will award the grant.
Applications (including referee forms) must be submitted via email to:
firstname.lastname@example.org attention Alison Eddy by 24th February 2017.