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Awards & Grants

 NZHPA has a number of awards for it members.

These include travel grants, technicians award and the Educational Assistance Fund.
Details of the range and specifications of awards available are on the information sheet (updated April 2013)


To apply for an award download either the electronic application form (type in directly) or the pdf application form (download and fill in by hand) and return it to NZHPA (updated Feb 2017).
Examples of applications that the Executive consider were welll-written, are available  to view in the Members section  for members who are considering applying for an award.


NZHPA Pharmacists in Mental Health SIG is able to offer a study grant to members to help further their education in mental health pharmacy.

Max Health Pharmacy Grant

The Max Health Pharmacy Grant is an award that is designed to support research and professional development in areas such as innovation in pharmacy practice, problem solving and exceeding customer expectation. More information on this exciting new award can be found here . Applications now open for 2017.

Maori Health Award

The NZHPA is committed to the NZHPA Maori Health Award, as part of  the NZHPA Grants and Awards Programme. This Award will be granted in recognition of a practice development or research project undertaken by an NZHPA member to address a Maori Health issue.

More information about this award can be found here . Applications now open for 2017

Roche Education Grants


We would like to invite applications for a final round of funding for educational opportunities in cancer care from the 2018 Roche Education Grant.


This year the grant criteria have been widened to include both pharmacists and pharmacy technicians working in cancer care. This grant was provided to NZHPA by Roche Products (NZ) Ltd to help pharmacists and pharmacy technicians working in oncology and haematology to access educational opportunities. Please see the attached information sheet for details. 


This is an extra funding round due to some funds remaining from previous rounds. The deadline for applications for this round of funding is Thursday 15 November 2018.



CNO SIG nutrition and compounding education grant 


This  education grant is to allow members to access further educational opportunities in their field and share the information gained with colleagues See information sheet for further details. . The application deadline is 14 September 2018. 


NZHPA Education Fund


NZHPA administers a fund to assist members to attend courses, attend conferences to present papers, or to undertake special projects.

Recipients of the NZHPA Education Fund award are required to present a report to the Executive that will be published on the Association’s website.  

Value of the award is at the discretion of the Executive. Typically values up to $1,500 have been awarded.  

Closing date for applications – As advertised from time to time in the Associations’ Newsletter, or available from the administrator at Typically 4 times a year 2 weeks before the Executive Face to Face meeting for each quarter. 

Applications forms are available on the website and must be sent to the administrator (Jess Withell,

For 2017 applications must in by 4pm on Monday 3rd Mar,  26th May, 8th Sept & 27th Oct to be considered at the Executive meeting.

Annual Conference Travel Funding application form   for 2018 


 A list of recent award recipients and their reports is available in the Members section (Award recipients, updated June 2012)

Examples of reports that the Executive consider were well-written are available in the Members section