Post Graduate Education Funding (HWNZ Funding) Application form for Registered Nurses employed within Counties Manukau Health Funding Area for semester 1 2020.

Last Day for Application: 30 September 2019

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  • Your line manager(s) must support your application.
  • Email will be the main form of contact.
  • All Applicants must have completed a career plan with their line manager before applying for HWNZ funding.
  • You will need to apply for funding every semester. If your application is successful it is only for Semester two.
  • You will be notified of application results by 30 November 2019


  • Be a registered nurse and hold a current New Zealand Nursing Council’s Annual Practising Certificate.
  • Be employed in a permanent (part or full time) nursing position in a health service that is funded by Counties Manukau Health or the Ministry of Health from Vote Health monies.
  • Be a New Zealand Resident or Citizen.
  • Be compliant with the organisations Professional Development and Recognition Programme (PDRP) [if applicable to organisation].
  • If commencing postgraduate diploma or Masters then must be proficient, expert or senior level on the PDRP.
  • Career plan completed.
  • Priority given to high workforce development needs as identified by MOH and CM Health strategic and workforce development documents.
  • Preference is given to applicants completing their qualification.
  • Papers must be level 8 and be able to be credited towards a Masters of Nursing programme approved by the New Zealand Nursing Council.




  • I have completed a career plan as part of my performance review process.
  • I will enrol within the university timeframes.
  • I will notify the Post Registration/PDRP Lead PGE in writing of ANY changes in my enrolment.
  • Unsuccessful completion of the Post Graduate Qualification (for reasons other than those beyond fair and reasonable causes) may result in CM Health retrieving the monies (see policy).
  • CM Health may seek confirmation of course completion and results from the university/technical institute involved.
  • CM Health may release my details to HWNZ in accordance with the Privacy Act (1993).
  • My name may be provided to other students so they can contact me to discuss the papers I have completed or am currently undertaking.
  • I understand that if I do not meet the criteria stated above, I may not receive funding.
  • I agree that if I am unsuccessful in my application, my name can be placed on a waitlist.
  • I agree to participate in any Post Graduate Education evaluation as requested.

A copy of your application will be sent to the email address provided for your Line Manager.

If your line manager does not receive a copy within 24 hours contact Geraldine Armstrong on
Your line manager must respond to this email in order for you to be considered for funding. Your application cannot be processed without their approval.

Note: Annual Practising Certificate (APC). You must be a registered nurse.

Note: Date you started your qualification. Format MUST be DD-MM-YYYY

Trainee first name

Note: Name of ward, unit, etc

Note: Surname as it appears on your APC.


Note: CMDHB employees, type Counties Manukau DHB. Non-CMDHB employees, type your Employer’s name. Do not use abbreviations.

Note: Leave spaces between multiple entries. Do not use brackets or commas.


Educational Planned
Note: If undertaking a Postgraduate Diploma must be at Proficient level or higher. If commencing a Masters a discussion must be held with CND/Nurse Leader, CNM/CMM/TL, NE and/or Post Registered/PDRP Lead.
Provide details of the paper you require funding for in Semester 2 2019

Note: If applicable.

Note: If applicable.

Note: Date you will finish your qualification. Format MUST be YYYY-MM-DD

Note: Type None if no papers planned

Note: If applicable

Work Details

Note: Name of ward, unit, etc.

Educational Record
Please email a copy for evidence to Geraldine or Dianne
Professional Development and Recognition Programme
If your organisation has PDRP then you must be compliant with this to receive HWNZ funding. Compliancy will be checked.
Prescribing Practicum in semester 1 2020
Please provide your Line Manager’s details
Applicant Agreement
Do you agree to the following terms?

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