International professional development and study

Funding is available for international professional development and study if comparable opportunities are not available in New Zealand.

Grants can be used towards course costs and other costs associated with engaging in the training virtually, or flights, living costs, and accommodation if travel is permitted at the time of application (check www.safetravel.govt.nz).

A strong application would include:

  • Confirmation of your acceptance to the course or opportunity.
  • Evidence that comparable opportunities are not available in New Zealand.
  • A clear explanation of how the opportunity will contribute to your career development and ongoing practice.