Problem Gambling Workforce and Research Scholarship, close 22 Jan 2010


Topatopahia te Rere o te Waka Hoe Wha

Te Rau Matatini with the support of Matua Raki are pleased to offer problem gambling scholarships for study in 2010.

The undergraduate and postgraduate Hoe Wha scholarship programme aims to build the problem gambling sector workforce and enhance the research capacity, to enable and inform the Ministry of Health’s integrated problem gambling strategy. The overall aim being to prevent and minimize the harms associated with gambling.

Am I eligible to apply?

Undergraduate scholarships are available to those:

  • Currently working in a the problem gambling or gambling sector, and
  • Undertaking a relevant study programme in the 2010 academic year.

Postgraduate scholarships are available to those:

  • Undertaking a Masters thesis or PhD involving research associated with gambling.


Undergraduate scholarships of up to $4,000 per year are available. Masters scholarship of up to $12,000 per year and a PhD scholarship of up to $20,000 per year is available in 2010.

All eligible applications will be considered, however a limited number are available and eligibility cannot guarantee a scholarship award.

For further information please contact:

Seru Tiqatabua
Project Coordinator
0800 MATATINI (62828464)
(04) 473 9591 ext 812
Tracey Potiki
Project Leader
0800 MATATINI (62828464)
(04) 473 9591 ext 812
027 587 1888

Click here for other addiction workforce development opportunities.

Applications close on Friday 22nd January 2010

Late applications cannot be considered


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