Best Practice Study Tour - Application Process


What's on offer?
The WIDE Trust is offering a travel grant of up to NZD30,000, to cover travel and accommodation expenses for an eligible candidate, or candidates, to undertake an international tour of no less than two-weeks’ duration, to study leading edge practices in either the forestry or wood industries.



Who can apply?

Any person who is a New Zealand resident and who is actively pursuing a career in the forestry or wood industry sectors in New Zealand.


Conditions of grant

  • Grant recipients must be residents of New Zealand.
  • Grant recipients must complete the study tour within 15-months of having been awarded a grant.
  • Grant recipients will be required to present face-to-face feedback on key learnings from the study tour to the WIDE Trust Trustees at the first opportunity following the conclusion of the study tour.
  • It is expected successful candidates and/or their management sponsors will contribute towards some costs associated with the study tour.
  • Documentation to verify travel and accommodation costs to be incurred will be required to support payment of grant monies.
  • The WIDE Trust Trustees reserve the right to award, amend or withdraw this grant opportunity at their discretion.

Proceed to Best Practice Study Tour online application