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Area School Teachers' Study Award and Support Grant

Upskill and develop your teaching career with a study award or support grant
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A teacher helping their students with school work

Area School Teachers’ Study Award

An Area School Teachers’ Study Award gives you paid leave to complete part-time or full-time study in an educational priority area. It is a great opportunity to upskill and pursue an area of study you are interested in and passionate about. Each year, we offer 7 full-time teacher equivalent (FTTE) study leave opportunities, with 2 study awards reserved for studies in te reo Māori or Māori immersion learning.  

Application period currently closed

The application period for the Area School Teachers’ Study Award closed on 8 May 2024. We will be accepting applications again in 2025. 

Key study award information

Area School Teachers’ Study Award 2025
Number of awards available
7
Application period opening date
3 April 2024
Application period closing date
8 May 2024
Outstanding document due date
15 May 2024
Notification date
26 June 2024

 

Area School Teachers' Study Support Grant

A study support grant gives you a 4-hour time allowance per week so you can study or undertake research while continuing to teach. Each year, we offer 12 study support grants to fully registered area school teachers in state or state-integrated schools.   

Application period currently closed

The application period for the Area School Teachers’ Study Support Grant is currently closed. We will be accepting applications again from Thursday 1 August 2024.

Key study support grant information 

Area School Teachers' Study Support Grant 2025
Number of support grants available
12
Application period opening date
1 August 2024
Application period closing date
5 September 2024
Outstanding document due date
12 September 2024
Notification date
19 November 2024

Contact us

If you have any questions, we’re here to help.  

Email: teacher.studyawards@education.govt.nz

Freephone: 0800 165 225 

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