HASANZ Scholarships

The 2019 HASANZ Scholarship Programme applications are now open. To apply, please complete the relevant application form (found to the right-hand side of this page) and submit it to scholarships@hasanz.org.nz no later than 5.00pm on Monday 2 September 2019.

Media release from Hon Iain Lees-Galloway, Minister of Workplace Relations and Safety - 3 July 2019

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 will close on 2 September 2019.

See the relevant Application Form for more information

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)

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)