Education

Education

Scholarships

The New Zealand Wound Care Society is showing its support for education of health professionals involved in wound management by offering a number of Scholarship in during the year. The scholarships available include:

  • Three scholarships of $500 per semester (2 semesters) per year are available for Under Graduate educational courses at level 6 & 7 which are wound-related
  • One scholarship of $1000 per semester (2 semesters) per year is available for Post Graduate educational courses at level 10 which are wound-related
  • One scholarship of $1000 per year for attendance at a national, wound related, conference but not the NZWCS conference
  • Five scholarships of 'Registration Only' every 2 years for attendance at the NZWCS national conference
  • One scholarship of $2000 per year for attendance at an international, wound related, conference
  • One scholarship of $4000 per year for attendance at an international, wound related, conference with special conditions.

 The closing date for applications vary depending on which scholarship is being applied for:

  • For under-graduate and post-graduate study - Applications are open 2 months before the commencement of the course, closing date is 1 month before the commencement of the course, notification will be as soon as possible. Semesters 1, 2 and 3 (summer school) are eligible.
  • For national and international, wound related, conferences - The scholarships will open for application in January of each year and the closing date will be 3 months before the start of the conference and within the ‘Early Bird’ time frame.

Please Note: Applicants for all these scholarships must be current Full Members of the New Zealand Wound Care Society, have been a member for a minimum of one year at the time of application, not been the recipient of an NZWCS scholarship within the last 12 months and have the support of their manager to undertake the course of study or attend the conference.

Scholarship Application Form  - click here

Guidance for Reflective Writing Scholarships and Awards - click here

 


Awards 

Tissue Issue Article

A $100 award to a NZWCS member or a 1-year subscription to the NZWCS for a non-member for an article written and published by NZWCS in our newsletter ‘Tissue Issue’. This newsletter is published 5 times per year and a list of future topics can be found at the end of the newsletter.
Applications for this award must be received once your article has been accepted to feature in Tissue Issue and at least 2 months before the topic is featured in Tissue Issue.
Best Publication

A $500 award to the best article/publication in a peer review or other recognised journal. Publication/article must have been published within the year of the application for the award.
This award is open to all members of the NZWCS. If this is a joint publication, then at least one member of the group needs to be a NZWCS member
The award of $500 is to be shared between all named contributors to the article.
Applications for this award opens on 1st August with the closing date of 31st October. Award will be presented in November.
Best Runner-Up
Depending on the number of applications received for the above award, there will be up to 3 Runner-Up awards of $100 each.

Application form for Awards  click here

Guidance for Reflective Writing Scholarships and Awards - click here