Applicants

FAQs

Here are some frequently asked questions and answers


  1. What else do you need to do?
  2. What happens after you've sent in your application?
  3. What can delay or invalidate an application?
  4. How is your application assessed?
  5. Who makes up the Selection Committee?
  6. When will your application be assessed?
  7. What happens if your scholarship application is accepted?
  8. What happens if your scholarship application is declined?

1. What else do you need to do?

You will need to apply for your course separately.

If you discover you missed out on a spot in your course, please email us, as your application will no longer be required. We hope you will apply for a future course (and send us another application).

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2. What happens after you've sent in your application?

We'll acknowledge your application by email and contact you if we need further information. This may take up to two weeks from when we receive your application.

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3. What can delay or invalidate an application?

  • The application form is not complete.
  • Required documentation has not been provided.
  • Your reference has not been supplied.

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4. How is your application assessed?

Our admin team and the Selection Committee will process and review your application. We take the following factors into consideration when allocating the award of scholarships:

  • your passion and drive to go further in the New Zealand hospitality industry
  • your long-term commitment to the New Zealand hospitality industry
  • your leadership skills
  • your potential
  • your ability to complete your chosen course successfully
  • your contribution to the New Zealand hospitality industry
  • the support provided by your referee.

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5. Who makes up the Selection Committee?

The Committee is a group of people with valuable experience relating to the New Zealand hospitality industry. The selection process is overseen by the Board Members.

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6. When will your application be assessed?

The assessment process takes place on a regular basis. Applications received after an assessment cut-off date will be held over for the following assessment period.

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7. What happens if your scholarship application is accepted?

We'll send you an email if your application is approved. You'll need to tell us if any course details change. We'll then pay the course fees directly to your course provider.

Once you've completed the course, you'll also need to tell us how it went!

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8. What happens if your scholarship application is declined?

We'll send you an email if your application is declined. We don't provide individual feedback on why this happens. It can be due to a wide range of factors such as a large number of exceptional applications. Please don't be disheartened - you can always try again later! Remember that the Selection Committee’s decision is final.

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