Apply for an NFD Trust Scholarship or Grant Today
"All people who are Deaf or hard of hearing can apply for grants from the NFD Trust"
The NFD Trust offers grants and scholarships to New Zealanders who are Deaf or hard of hearing.
Grants are also available to those who are hearing able and work in the Deaf and hard of hearing sector. Read on to learn more about each of the grants’ criteria and to find out which would be the best fit for you.
Which Scholarship or Grant Can I Apply For?
Deaf Educational Scholarship
To support individuals who are Deaf or hard of hearing with their studies at a tertiary level.
Supporting education and development of Deaf children in the province of Canterbury.
Training and Development Scholarship
To support individuals who are Deaf or hard of hearing with training and development.
Applicants need to demonstrate a clearly defined purpose and show how the grant's use will be of benefit to New Zealanders who are Deaf or hard of hearing.
Hearing Aid Fund
NFD have recently created the Hearing Aid Fund, which supports hard of hearing New Zealanders who are facing financial hardship. Each successful applicant will receive up to $500 towards their new hearing aids.
Applications are open now until 31st August 2020.