Ted Delahunty Leadership Award

Through partnering with the Ted Delahunty Trust, Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (ANZ) is offering a NZ$10,000 Award to a CA provisional member residing and working in regional New Zealand.

Scholarship details

Award purpose

The Award was created to increase the number of Chartered Accountants practicing in provincial New Zealand through financially supporting a provisional member that is committed to residing and working in provincial New Zealand*.

*NB – Provincial New Zealand includes: Northland, Waikato, Bay of Plenty, Gisborne, Hawke’s Bay, Taranaki, Manawatu-Whanganui, Tasman, Nelson, Marlborough, West Coast, Canterbury, Otago and Southland.

Excludes: Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch City.

Selection criteria

This Award is aimed at a provisional member who is currently enrolled and completing the CA Program and ideally approaching or completing the Integrated Chartered Accounting Program (ICAP) module – the final core module in the CA Program. The candidate must be committed to residing and working in provincial New Zealand. Within the covering letter, applicants must be able to confirm or provide examples of:

  • Your motivation for applying for this Award;
  • Demonstrate a clear vision that you will remain and continue to contribute to your community in your provincial area;
  • Any extracurricular and community activities you have been involved in and what they mean personally to you;
  • Any leadership or teamwork skills and situations when you have used or developed these skills;
  • Your career ambitions, particularly the contribution you would like to make to the New Zealand accounting profession or the New Zealand community; and
  • The personal impact that the Award will have on you.


The successful recipient of the Ted Delahunty Leadership Award will receive a one-off payment of NZ$10,000.

Key dates

This scholarship is now closed.

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