Women's Leadership Scholarships Available for the Health Sector

Women & Leadership New Zealand is currently offering professional development scholarships for the NZCCP staff and members. The scholarships are open to women across all areas of the health sector, and we encourage you to share this opportunity with your members.

Women & Leadership New Zealand (WLNZ) supports women at all levels across all sectors and industries. Our career-defining leadership programs bring together a focus on applied learning with the latest in leadership theory and practice. We believe that advancing gender equity, especially in leadership, is central to creating a more fair and inclusive society.

Through our Industry Partnership Framework, we work with New Zealand associations and professional bodies to increase awareness and action around gender equity. With your support, we can continue to create meaningful opportunities for women leaders across the country.


Scholarships of $1000-$7000 per person are available for women in the health sector

To encourage more women to increase their impact at work and step into leadership roles across the health sector, WLNZ is offering scholarships for four leadership development courses. Apply by 15 September or find out more by clicking here: https://womenandleadership.co.nz/health.html


To help you share this information easily across any platform your members engage with, we have created a suite of social media tiles, images and wording you can access via this DropBox link


We know that support from associations like yours makes a significant difference to the number of women who are able to access high quality leadership development opportunities. We appreciate your assistance and look forward to supporting more women leaders across the country.


Neurological Foundation Announces O’Brien Clinical Fellowship

The Neurological Foundation is offering a new Research Fellowship. This Fellowship will be awarded to a New Zealand registered non-medical health professional who is committed to a clinical research career with a major focus on treatment or care of those affected by brain disease or injury, including end of life care. It is intended to enhance their research skills and experience and thus contribute to improved patient outcomes in New Zealand. 

The expectation is that at the end of the Fellowship the successful applicant will work in New Zealand in a clinical or research setting. The duration of the Fellowship is up to two years. 

Applicants should be New Zealand citizens or permanent residents who have a Bachelor or Masters degree, or other relevant professional qualification. 

Fellowship with be available to, but not limited to: 

Clinical Nurses, Clinical Psychologists, Clinical Trials Managers, Dieticians, Exercise Physiologists, Health Psychologists, Medical Laboratory Technologists, Medical Physicists, Neurophysiologists, Neuropsychologists, Occupational Therapists, Pharmacists, Physiotherapists, Radiographers, Research Nurses, Social Workers, Speech Language Therapists. Those not sure about eligibility should contact the Neurological Foundation Research Manager douglas.ormrod@neurological.org.nz 

The closing dates are May 1st and October 1st each year

The application Form and Advice to applicants are available for the Foundations web site http://www.neurological.org.nz/grants-careers/grants-applications-deadlines/scholarships-fellowships