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Papakura Youth Pathways and Excellence Grant 2018-2019

This grant round has now closed. Submissions closed at 5:00PM 2 November 2018 (NZDT).

IMPORTANT: Please read information below to assist you in completing your application online.

Before you begin

Welcome to the Auckland Council's online grant application service, powered by SmartyGrants.

The Papakura Local Board is committed to achieving workforce skills for local jobs and ensuring young people get a great start in life. Papakura young people are our greatest asset and the board is keen to assist young peoples’ development through leadership training and tertiary study, including trades and vocational education and degree courses.

The purpose of this scholarship is to provide financial assistance to those aged 14-24 undertaking tertiary study, trades and vocational training or leadership development courses in 2019. The scholarship is for a maximum of up to $2000.00.

Applications close at 5pm on Friday 02 November 2018. Late applications will not be accepted. 

For queries about the guidelines, deadlines, or questions in the form, please contact if you need advice on your application. 

You may begin anywhere in this application form. Please ensure you save as you go. If you need more help using this form, download the Help Guide for Applicants or check out Applicant Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's)

Saving your draft application

  • If you wish to leave a partially completed application, press 'save' and log out. When you log back in and click on the 'My Submissions' link at the top of the screen, you will find a list of any applications you have started or submitted. You can reopen your draft application and start where you left off.
  • You can also download any application, whether draft or completed, as a PDF. Click on the 'Download' button located at the bottom of the last page of the application form.

Submitting your application

  • You will find a Review and Submit button at the bottom of the Navigation Panel. You need to review your application before you can submit it.
  • Once you have reviewed your application you can submit it by clicking on 'Submit' at the top of the screen or on the navigation panel. You will not be able to submit your application until all the compulsory questions are completed.
  • When you submit your application, you will receive an automated confirmation email with a copy of your submitted application attached. This will be sent to the email you used to register.

If you do not receive a confirmation of submission email then you should presume that your submission has NOT been submitted.

Completing an application in a group/team

  • A number of people can work on an application using the same log in details as long as only one person is working at a time. Ensure you save as you go.