APODC Scholarship

The APODC Scholarship was set up in 2006 to help Deaf and hearing impaired children and/or their families to achieve something that is important and relevant to them. The scholarship is for a maximum amount of $2,000 and is awarded only once a year.

What does the Scholarship cover?

The Scholarship can be awarded for a wide range of projects, so long as the project supports the purpose of APODC "to champion a better quality of life for Deaf and hearing impaired children". For example:

  • Attendance at a training course
  • Attendance at a conference or camp (local, national or international)

It does not cover purchase of equipment.

Who can apply?

The Scholarship is open to children who meet all of the following requirements:

  • They are Deaf or have a degree of hearing impairment
  • They have not yet left secondary school
  • Their family is a current financial member of APODC and has been so for at least 2 years

Click here to download this year's Application Form.

The John & Betty Rose Scholarship

As a member of APODC, you can also apply for the John & Betty Rose Scholarship through Deaf Children New Zealand, Tamariki Turi o Aotearoa .