Gisborne Region Financial Assistance Fund

Scholarship opportunity for Year 13 and tertiary students who want to pursue a career in accounting.

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 students interested in a career in accounting. 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; or
  • be in your final year of high school (Year 13) and committed to pursue tertiary studies in accounting, and
  • be living in the Gisborne/East Coast region or be able to demonstrate strong connections to the region.

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 to assist students to progress their studies in accounting by providing financial support towards their tuition fees and course related costs.

Key dates

Applications open: Monday 12 September 2022

Applications close: Sunday 16 October 2022

Winners announced: By Friday 4 November 2022

How to apply

Applications for 2022 are now open. To apply, please request an 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 [email protected] by 11.59pm NZST Sunday 16 October 2022.

Request an application form

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