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.

About HASANZ Scholarships

There are five categories:

  • General Scholarships - open to practitioners and health and safety representatives who wish to upskill to a Diploma or Degree.
  • Postgraduate Scholarships - open to 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) - open to people who wish to become an occupational hygienist or gain specialist qualifications or further training in this field.
  • Applied Research Scholarships - open to graduates who wish to further their knowledge through Masters or PhD research in a health and safety-related topic.
  • Poutama Scholarships - open to 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.

Enquiries to scholarships@hasanz.org.nz

Key dates

Applications for 2019 HASANZ Scholarships open on 3 July 2019

Applications close on 2 September 2019.

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) 
  • Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety (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)

Post-graduate

  • Workplace Health & Safety PostGraduate Certificate (Victoria University)
  • Workplace Health & Safety PostGraduate Diploma (Victoria University)
  • Workplace Health & Safety Master of Health  (Victoria University)
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Health Sciences (endorsed in Occupational Health) (University of Otago)
  • 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) 
  • Post Graduate Certificate in Emergency Management (AUT)
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Emergency Management (AUT)
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Emergency Management (Massey University)
  • Master of Emergency Management (Massey University) 
  • Doctor of Philosophy (Massey University)
  • Master of Advanced Leadership Practice (Massey) as follow-on to a health and safety qualification