Health Workforce New Zealand

Post Graduate Nursing Education Funding 2020

Postgraduate Nursing Education funding is based on HWNZ Specifications.

The PG study must be accredited by the New Zealand Qualifications Authority (NZQA) and/or the Committee on University Academic Programmes (CUAP) and lead to a nationally recognised qualification, at level 8 on the National Qualifications Framework (e.g. PG Certificate, PG Diploma or Master’s degree)

Or be approved by the Nursing Council of New Zealand (NCNZ) or be able to be credited towards a NCNZ approved programme where it leads to a qualification for nurse practitioner or registered nurse prescribing. Click here to view more information about HWNZ postgraduate nursing training specification.

Click here for HWNZ funding information on:

  • Eligibility
  • Exclusions
  • Application process for HWNZ funding
  • Learn more on what HWNZ may cover

Click here to complete the application form. Post graduate nursing education funding applications close on the 25 October 2019.

Postgraduate Line Manager approval form
Post Graduate Education Pathway Form
HWNZ Clinical Mentoring Support Plan
Career Planning Handbook
HWNZ Career Plan Template 

For more informaiton, please contact
Fiona Gale, HWNZ Coordinator, Learning Hub
South Canterbury District Health Board
Email or phone 03 687 2384.