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Sport Hawkes Bay - EIT Sports Scholarship

History of award

The Scholarship is provided by the following:
• EIT Hawke's Bay and Sport Hawke's Bay.


The Hawke's Bay Elite Sports Person Scholarships have been developed with major sporting codes to establish a programme to encourage top sports people to stay in Hawke's Bay. Applicants must be nominated by their sport code.


Any sports performer willing and able to represent a Hawke's Bay sports team can apply for a SHB-EIT Scholarship. Each application must be accompanied by a letter of support from a relevant Regional Sports Organisation or Coach as appropriate. A letter from the sports performer outlining previous achievements and seasons goals should also be included.

Number of awards

five per year


$2,000 Maximum


Two years, payment for the second year of study will be reviewed annually and is subject to funding. Should the student's study programme extend longer than two years, any subsequent scholarsrhip funding will be considered on a case by case basis.

Closing dates

27 November 2020
27 November 2021

How do students apply?

Download and complete the application form

Completed applications should be submitted to:
Eddie Carson
Private Bag 1201
Hawke’s Bay Mail Centre
Napier, 4142
Sports Scholarship Information
Application Form

Further information available from

Rayn Hambleton
Commercail Manager
Sports Hawke’s Bay
Pettigrew.Green Arena
PO Box 7537
Napier, 4141
06 845 9336

Additional information

Scholarships aren't required to be spent on any one item but expected to assist with sports and study costs. If it is subsequently found that any information provided in the application is false the applicant shall be required to refund the scholarship.

Decision makers

The granting of the scholarship will be assessed by a panel comprising:
• EIT Hawke's Bay representative.
• Sport Hawke's Bay representative.

Conditions of acceptance

Payment is conditional on the applicant completing the first two weeks of study at EIT. If a scholarship recipient does not complete the year of study for which the scholarship has been paid, he/she will be expected to refund the full value of the scholarship or the proportionate amount used for that year to be decided by the selection panel.


Eddie Carson
Eastern Institute of Technology
Private Bag 1201
Hawke’s Bay Mail Centre

Napier 4142
Phone: 06 974 8000 ext 5828