The very generous Marie Clay Literacy Trust provides two grants of $5000 each for a New Zealand educator to attend an overseas Literacy Conference in 2018. Please promote these awards to your members. Applications close on Friday 22nd September. Full details are attached and available on the NZLA website.
Closed for 2017
Marie Clay Literacy Trust Travel Award $5000 TWO Awards for 2018
The New Zealand Literacy Association is pleased to announce the availability of TWO international literacy awards for 2017. Both awards, supported by The Marie Clay Literacy Trust, will allow for a New Zealand educator to attend an overseas Literacy Conference in 2018.
Applicants should apply in writing and include the following:
- details of the conference
- reasons for wanting to attend
- proposed personal professional development benefits
- a brief summary that includes some of the following; leadership within the school/institution, recent extra study in literacy, demonstrated/acknowledged success in the literacy field and leadership in a wider educational setting.
All applications should be accompanied by a statement/s of attestation of the above and a letter from the president of your local council verifying current individual NZLA membership. The successful applicant will be expected to publish a report in Literacy Forum NZ. The award may be used for airfares, conference registration and accommodation.
Applications should be addressed to International Conference Travel Award 2017, c/o Glenice Andrews, President NZLA, 1A Shoemaker Road, Waipu, 0510 OR firstname.lastname@example.org
The closing date for applications is Friday 22nd September 2017. Applicants will be advised of the outcome before Monday 16th October 2017.
The Trust will not engage in any correspondence.
Travel award Winners $5000 per recipient
2017 Helen Brunner & Jenny Reichenbach
2016 Judy Aitken & Heather McQuillan
2015 Christine Donnelly & Heather Hardy
2014 Mal Thompson & Moira Newton
2013 Gayl Squires & Sue Bridges
2012 Jane Carroll & Joan Gibbons