Gisborne East Coast Financial Assistance Fund

Applications for 2020 are now open

Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand, with the support of Eastland Group, Coates Associates Ltd and Graham & Dobson Ltd have created the Gisborne Region Financial Assistance Fund to provide financial assistance to accounting students. This fund will provide up to $4,000 across all successful applicants, to support students to develop their skills in accounting and encourage them to pursue their studies in this area.

Scholarship details

1. Selection Criteria

  • To be eligible, you must:
    • be currently studying at a tertiary level towards an Accounting or Finance degree;
    • be living in the Gisborne/East Coast region or be able to demonstrate strong connections to the region and
    • be seen as an active contributor of the Gisborne/East Coast community.
    Eligible applicants may be of any age and should demonstrate their commitment to the accounting profession.

2. Value

  • A maximum of $4,000 will be shared across all successful Applicants in one instalment, to assist them with study related expenses.

Key dates

Applications open Monday 14 September 2020

Applications close Sunday 15 November 2020

If you have any questions, please email

How to apply

Applications for 2020 are now open. To apply, please download the application form by filling out your details in the request application form below. In order to be considered, a copy of the application form along with all other supporting documents must be sent to by 11.59pm NZST Sunday 15 November 2020.

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