The Deirdre Snedden Scholarship and SCA have provided me with opportunities that have been invaluable to my business.

- Del Costello, RTSCA,

CRITERIA FOR SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION

FOR OVERSEAS STUDY

AN APPLICANT NEEDS TO:

Be a financial member of Speech Communication Association (NZ) Inc. for a minimum period of twelve months. Scholarships are open to New Zealand residents only.

Be 18 years of age or over at the date of application.

APPLICATION

The applicant will submit in writing to the SCA Administrator, P O Box 207, Palmerston North 4440, the following details:

  • Country and location in which course is being held 
  • Date of course (commencement and conclusion)
  • Type of course (specific areas to be covered)
  • Reason for attendance
  • State areas for financial assistance – for example:  airfares, course fees and/or accommodation (Provide printed quotes from agencies)

The applicant may apply for all or part of the expenses and costs. Financial assistance will depend upon the number of successful applications received at the date of closing. Applications will be considered 1st March -31st October inclusive each year. All applicants will be notified of Council’s decision within one (1) calendar month.

  • The successful applicants will be known as the 'Deirdre Snedden Scholars.'

EACH DEIRDRE SNEDDEN SCHOLAR WILL:

Write an article for the quarterly publication CUE outlining their experiences at the course together with any information they think would be relevant to colleagues.

AND

Conduct a session/workshop to share the acquired knowledge at the National Speech Communication Association Professional Development seminar within the two years following the course.

In the event of this obligation not being met, the Trustees will seek legal advice to recover all or part of the scholarship awarded.

Applications must be made prior to the commencement of the course

Please allow one (1) calendar month for a response from the SCA Council.

Please download and complete the application form