Prime Minister's Scholarships

Prime Minister’s Athlete Scholarships allow athletes to undertake tertiary study and vocational qualifications while pursuing elite level sport at the same time. For more info on the programme click here.

 

Applications are now closed for the 2017 intake of Prime Minsters Athlete Scholarships. Please refer to the following link for a list of 2017 recipients.

Applications are rated against the following selection criteria:

 

Past:

  • Receipt and impact of previous Scholarships
  • Adherence to the programme’s athlete requirements
  • Past international sporting results

 

Present:

  • Potential positive impact on HPSNZ Vision particularly in the way of international sporting results
  • Endorsement and ranking by NSO
  • Study plan and course workload will allow sport performance goals to be met, and have been approved by an athlete life advisor
  • Ability to adhere to the programme’s athlete requirements

 

Future:

  • Positive impact on HPSNZ Vision particularly in the way of international sporting

 

The key selection criteria may not be weighted evenly and other selection criteria may be considered.

  • Level 1 and 2 Carded Athletes within HPSNZ Targeted Sports
  • Level 1 and 2 Carded Athletes within HPSNZ Campaign Investment Sports
  • Level 3 Carded Athletes within HPSNZ Targeted Sports
  • Level 3 Carded Athletes within HPSNZ Campaign Investment Sports
  • Athletes within a Targeted Sport (or in special cases a Campaign Investment Sport) who are likely to become carded within the next six months and as agreed by HPSNZ
  • Athletes in a non-Carded Campaign Investment Sport.

 

Haven’t met the requirements?

If you think you have not met the athlete requirements or need clarification of eligibility, please contact Christina Jacklin (HPSNZ Performance Life Advisor) on christina.jacklin@hpsnz.org.nz or email pmscholarships@hpsnz.org.nz