Nursing and midwifery professional development


If you’re a registered nurse (RN) in Taranaki looking to take the next step in your nursing career, funding is available for postgraduate study. There is only one opportunity to apply for this funding and priority will be given to:

  • Those completing a qualification
  • RNs applying for locally delivered papers
  • RNs working in roles that require advanced practice

Key dates

Open date for 2020 study applications

Monday 9 September 2019

Closing date for 2020 study applications

Thursday 31 October 2019 (4pm)

Application outcome notification date

13 - 29 November 2019

Listed below are the documents required to make a funding application as well as additional resources to assist with career planning. If you have any questions about funding or the application process, please email

Documents and Links

  1. Post Graduate application form 2020 (PDF 653 KB)
  2. Post Graduate study funding guide (PDF 611 KB)
  3. Careers
    Career planner (PDF 95 KB)
    Care for your future in nursing (PDF 216 KB)
    Your career plan (PDF 105 KB)
  4. University of Auckland nursing postgraduate study handbook (PDF 1.5 MB)
  5. Wintec postgraduate certificate in professional supervision (PDF 4.2 MB)
  6. Wintec postgraduate nursing course info (PDF 4.2 MB)
  7. Other funding options for ongoing education (PDF 58 KB)
  8. University of Auckland scholarships and awards
  9. Student loan information

Last updated: Monday, January 13, 2020

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