Sustainability Leadership Programme Scholarships

Catapult’s purpose is to unleash brilliance for a flourishing Aotearoa. That’s why we’ve offering a limited number of scholarships for the not for profit sector on the Sustainability Leadership Programme we run in partnership with SBC.

Applications Open

We are now taking applications for scholarships for the 2024 Sustainability Leadership Programme.  Applications close 23 February 2024.

The scholarship covers programme tuition. Scholarship recipients need to pay for their own transport and accommodation if travelling from outside of Wellington.

To apply:

  1. Review the Sustainability Leadership Programme  website page and brochure and check if the programme is suitable for you. It does not teach technical aspects of sustainability.
  2. Download the application form and ‘save as’ your full name.
  3. Complete and save the Application Form.
  4. Email to by 5pm 23 February.

We will inform all applicants by 14 March 2023. Please hold the programme dates in your diary.

Applicants for the Sustainability Leadership Programme Scholarships should meet the following criteria:

  1. Currently employed full-time for a not-for-profit organisation focused on sustainability (social, environmental, or economic).
  2. Role has decision-making and influencing power.
  3. Role has significant scope to influence sustainability.
  4. Have identified a specific sustainability challenge impacting the organisation and which will be the focus of application of the programme.
  5. Demonstrated passion and commitment to creating positive sustainability change.

If you are offered a scholarship, you must complete the SLP registration form by 18 March 2024.

Download Application Form

Past Catapult Scholarship Recipients

Claire Achmad – Barnados

Frances Arns – Rainbow Youth

Ani Brunet – Garden to Table Trust

Eleanor Cater – Community Foundation NZ

Alison Cadman – Dwell Housing Trust

Stephanie Clare – Age Concern

Leanna Dawson – Space NZ Trust

Belinda van Eyndhoven – Sustainable Business Council

Laurie-Ann Foon – Sustainable Business Network

Jen Gibson – Kaibosh Food Rescue

Camden Howitt – Sustainable Coastlines Charitable Trust

Amy Hughes – Wellington Zoo

Lena Kovav – WasteMINZ

Toni Kereama – Pare Kore

Tayyaba Khan – Change Makers Refugee Forum

Gail Marshall – Community Comms Collective

Scott Millar – Volunteering NZ

Marsha Mohaghegh – She Sharp

Genevieve Mora – Voices of Hope

Manisha Morar – Indian Cultural Association

James Nikitine – Blue Cradle

Nada Piatek – Sustainability Trust

James Ryan – NZ Farm Environment Trust

Tupe Solomon-Tanoa’i – Micheal and Suzanne Borrin Foundation

Ta’asa Vaoga – Aviva

Helen Taylor – World Vision

Helga Wientjes – Volunteering NZ, Cancer Society NZ

Megan Williams – Tourism Industry Aotearoa