Hadassah International New Zealand awards a bi-annual Scholarship in memory of the late Hadassah New Zealand President Valda Knight to provide a New Zealand Health sector worker or student with a special opportunity for professional development and growth and personal enrichment.

The scholarship provides for a visit to Israel where the awardee will be expected to arrange a programme and/or conference to suit their own interests. The successful applicant will be responsible for organizing a minimum 2-3 day visit to Hadassah and liaising with appropriate people there. Some assistance with this part of the programme will be provided. The programme will also provide an opportunity for the recipient to see something of the life, the history, the scenery and the institutions of Israel.

The award provides for a return economy class air fare from New Zealand to Israel and a maximum grant of $NZ1500 towards living expenses in Israel.

Deadline for the application is August 31st 2017

Please see The Valda Knight Memorial Scholarship Application form  for details. Applications must be submitted on the official form.

Interviewing of short listed applicants may be necessary. Any such interviews will be conducted by members of the Grants Committee. The successful applicant will be advised within six weeks of this and will be expected to take up the scholarship within 12 months of that advice.

A hard copy of your application should be emailed to:

The Chair

Scholarship Grants Committee