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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 lynda.o@nzcom.org.nz

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:

The Midwifery Student Rural Grants Advisory Committee will award the grant.

Applications (including referee forms) must be submitted via email to:

nzcom@nzcom.org.nz attention Alison Eddy by 24th February 2017.