The Edna Joyce Howe scholarship fund was established under the terms of the will of the late Edna Joyce Howe. One scholarship of up to $15,000 is available each year for trained teachers of, and undertaking higher studies and /or research in the curriculum areas of: Food Technology, Clothing, Textile and Design Technology, Home Economics or other Home and Life Science Development. The scholarship shall be tenable for one year and shall be payable either by instalments or in one sum.
TeachNZ will fund the employment of a relief teacher for up to 10 school weeks provided the scholarship is awarded to a staff member of a state or state integrated primary school, intermediate school, area school or secondary school and subject to the granting of leave with pay to the scholar by the board of trustees. The scholarship may be held concurrently with any other scholarship or bursary and is non-taxable in New Zealand.
To be eligible applicants must be New Zealand citizens or residents and plan to study or carry out research at an approved tertiary institution. In order to qualify for support from the fund, applicants must have a minimum of three years' teaching experience with at least half that teaching time in the areas of Food Technology, Clothing, Textile and Design Technology, Home Economics or other Home and Life Science Development subjects.
Applicants are expected to continue to work in the education sector after completing their studies for a reasonable period of time. A written report is to be submitted to the trustees at the conclusion of the project.
When to apply
Applications for the Edna Joyce Howe Scholarship must include full details of the applicant's educational qualifications together with details of the proposed further training.
Applications must reach the office of Albert Alloo & Sons, 67 Princes Street, PO Box 292, Dunedin no later than 15 October each year. Candidates are required to submit copies of two references as to character.
Applications and enquiries should be addressed to:
Tel (06) 357 5823
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