Centre for Learning and Research in Higher Education

CLeaR Academic Development Bursaries

CLeaR offers up to twelve bursaries each year for the Postgraduate Certificate in Academic Practice.

To ensure a balanced cohort in the Postgraduate Certificate in Academic Practice, CLeaR offers up to twelve $1,000 bursaries each year for domestic candidates, which are intended to cover the tuition fee for one ACADPRAC course. Departments provide supplemental support in the form of a standard University fee remission and, where appropriate, reduced teaching and administrative loads.

Bursaries are available to teaching staff, and those who are in student learning support roles and CLeaR will offer a bursary to at least one candidate per faculty. A completed application form, copy of your CV and a brief letter of support from your Head of Department will be required.

Please complete an online admission to the University before you can apply for a bursary.

Applications for Semester One, 2018 bursaries are now open.

When applying for admission:

  • Under Programme Type, select Postgraduate Diploma/Certificate.
  • Under Programme Name, select PG Cert in Academic Practice.
  • Under Major or Specialisation, select Academic Practice.
  • Under Start Term, select the semester in which you intend to start.

To be eligible for a bursary, candidates must:   

  • Have completed the requirements for any degree approved by Senate or its representative.
  • Be currently employed in the tertiary education sector and have significant teaching responsibilities and/or roles in supporting student learning.
  • Be a permanent resident of New Zealand.