The Attitude Awards Trust Communications Scholarship


Up to $5,000 per year


Annual, with potential for renewal based on the Annual Renewal Criteria

Number awarded


Closing date

31 Dec 2016




Christchurch, Online

The Attitude Award scholarship is offered to support students who live with a disability to undertake a Bachelor of Broadcasting Communications degree.

The objective is to increase the numbers of people with disabilities active in the communications and electronic media professions.


To be eligible for this scholarship, the applicant must meet the following criteria:

  • Have gained entry to OR be enrolled in the Bachelor of Broadcasting Communications
  • Have demonstrated leadership within the disability sector and/or at school
  • Live with a disability
  • Be a New Zealand citizen or Permanent Resident of New Zealand

Annual Renewal Criteria:

  • Must pass all courses
  • Must be continuing in the Bachelor of Broadcasting Communications programme

Application Requirement and Selection Process

  • Full name, address and contact information with a covering letter
  • One academic and one character reference
  • A brief A4 page outline of one leadership experience either within the disability sector or at school

Short-listing and interview, after which the recipient will be advised as soon as feasible.

How to apply

For more information and to apply for this award, contact:

Dan Buckingham
The Attitude Awards Trust
PO Box 9071, Auckland 1149
Ph: +64 21 468 491

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