HASANZ Scholarships

Scholarships 2020

Scholarship applications are currently closed. The next round of HASANZ Scholarships will open in the middle of the year. If you would like to receive details regarding the HASANZ Scholarships 2020 Programme, please email scholarships@hasanz.org.nz and we will notify you when the scholarship round opens.

About HASANZ Scholarships

The HASANZ Scholarship Programme was established in 2018 to encourage further education in workplace health and safety to help build the capability and capacity of New Zealand's professional health and safety workforce. Scholarships are awarded annually.

You will find below, a list of tertiary courses offered in workplace health and safety in New Zealand and Australia is not exhaustive. Applications for HASANZ Scholarships to study other tertiary qualifications in workplace health and safety are welcome. The list is intended as a helpful guide

In 2019, there were five categories of scholarship.

  • General Scholarships - for practitioners and health and safety representatives who wish to upskill to a Diploma or Degree.
  • Postgraduate Scholarships - for people with Degrees who wish to undertake a relevant postgraduate qualification in health and safety. Eligible postgraduate qualifications must be delivered by a university.
  • Occupational Hygiene Scholarships (funded by WorkSafe) - for people who wish to become an occupational hygienist or gain specialist qualifications or further training in this field.
  • Applied Research Scholarships - for graduates who wish to further their knowledge through Masters or PhD research in a health and safety-related topic.
  • Poutama Scholarships - for Māori health and safety practitioners who wish to take their skills to the next level.

HASANZ Scholarships include:

  • A financial contribution of $5000* each year for up to two years.
  • Practical learning and the ability to work on real life issues.
  • Mentoring by an industry professional.

*Scholarship value may vary at HASANZ's discretion.

All enquiries to scholarships@hasanz.org.nz

Available courses

The following list of tertiary courses offered in workplace health and safety in New Zealand and Australia is not exhaustive. Applications for HASANZ Scholarships to study other tertiary qualifications in workplace health and safety are welcome. This list is intended as a helpful guide.

General 

  • Graduate Diploma in Professional Practice (Occupational Health and Safety) (Otago Polytechnic and Capable NZ)
  • Graduate Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety (Massey University) 
  • Bachelor of Health Science, Occupational Health and Safety major (Massey University) 
  • New Zealand Diploma in Workplace Health and Safety Management (Southern Institute of Technology) 
  • International Certificate in Occupational Hygiene: various approved training providers 
  • Bachelor of Science, (Health Promotion/Health & Safety (Curtin University, Perth, Australia) 
  • Bachelor of Science, (Health, Safety & Environment (Curtin University, Perth, Australia) 
  • BA Emergency Management minor (Massey University) 
  • Diploma in Arts - Emergency Management (Massey University) 
  • Graduate Certificate in Emergency Management (Massey University) 
  • Graduate Diploma in Emergency Management (Massey University) 
  • NEBOSH International Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety (IMPAC)
  • NEBOSH International Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety (Coachio Group)
  • NZ Diploma in Workplace Health and Safety Management (EMA)

Postgraduate

  • Workplace Health & Safety Postgraduate Certificate (Victoria University)
  • Workplace Health & Safety Postgraduate Diploma (Victoria University)
  • Workplace Health & Safety Master of Health (Victoria University)
  • Postgraduate Certificate in Emergency Management (AUT)
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Emergency Management (AUT)
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Emergency Management (Massey University)
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Health Science (Occupational Health and Safety)
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Health Sciences (endorsed in Occupational Health) (University of Otago)
  • Master of Emergency Management (Massey University)
  • Master of Advanced Leadership Practice (Massey University) as follow-on to a health and safety qualification
  • Master of Health Science (Occupational Health and Safety)
  • Master of Health Sciences (endorsed in Occupational Health) (University of Otago)
  • Master of Hygiene and Toxicology (Edith Cowan University, Perth, Australia)
  • Master of Work Health & Safety - Occupational Hygiene Specialisation (University of Wollongong, Wollongong, Australia)
  • Master of Occupational Health & Safety - major in Occupational Hygiene (RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia)
  • Master of Occupational Health and Safety (RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia)
  • Master of Workplace Health and Safety (University of Newcastle, Australia)
  • Doctor of Philosophy (Massey University)