Le Va is committed to growing the Pacific mental health and addictions workforce.
The purpose of these scholarships is to grow and upskill the Pacific mental health and addiction workforce supporting Pasifika mental health and addiction workers and for students to choose a future that works for them and Pasifika communities. Applications are now open and close 5pm, Friday, 24 February 2017.
There are two application forms available and the eligibility criteria for both is different:
If you do not meet the fast track criteria or this is your first time applying for a Pacific mental health and addictions scholarship, you will need to complete a ‘New’ application.
'New’ applicants must:
'Fast track’ applications are for 2016 scholarship recipients who:
We are honoured to administer these scholarships on behalf of the Ministry of Health and Health Workforce New Zealand, with successful recipients receiving a financial contribution towards their academic tuition fees and automatic placement and participation in the Futures That Work programme.
Growing and developing the Pacific health workforce takes more than financial support, it's also about mentoring, coaching, cultural and pastoral care, and employment and career pathways.
Our Futures that Work programme supports our scholarship recipients to choose a future that works for them and for our Pacific communities.
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