Scholarships unavailable for 2021 due to the cancellation of The Expo

*SCHOLARSHIPS* of up to $1,000 are available through the Taranaki Careers & Training Expo Trust. The money can be used to fund post-secondary education by paying course fees, course-related costs or costs associated with apprenticeships. Entrants must be intending to further their education in a recognised course offered by a university, polytechnic, technical institute, wānanga, private training establishment or approved training programme.

*The scholarship will be retained by Taranaki Careers and Training Expo trust and uplifted at the time of enrolment.



Prepare a personalised Career Plan divided into the following sections:

  1. State your career pathway.
  2. Describe how your personal qualities, skills, values and interests relate to this career pathway.
  3. Research the duties, skills, training and qualifications that are required for this career pathway. 
  4. Design a career plan (time line) taking you from the present to the completion of your training - give dates for each step in your plan.  Included in this, you need to indicate where the scholarship money will be used.
  5. Bibliography or list of resources used to gather this information, including an outline of your visit to the Taranaki Careers and Training Expo being held in August.


  • Personal qualities, etc - how well do you relate to the career pathway?
  • Depth of research into duties, skills, training and qualifications
  • Career plan (time line), dates and research
  • List of resources
  • Presentation – originality and effort
  • Accuracy of research.


Taranaki Year 12 or 13 secondary students or anyone wishing to further their education or start a new career are eligible. Entrants must be New Zealand Citizens or have permanent resident status.

Deadline: 5pm Monday 6th September 2021

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Physical entries to be lodged with;

Taranaki Careers and Training Expo Trust
Email: taranakicareersexpo@gmail.com
Post: Taranaki Careers and Training Expo Trust, c/o WITT
           Private Bag 2030, New Plymouth 4342
Your name, address, contact phone number, school must be clearly printed on the entry.

The career plan project can be presented in any medium.

Apply For The $1000 Scholarships That We Have Available Here.