“Students are eligible to apply for a Boarding Allowance if they demonstrate they are facing barriers to achieving educational success, and that boarding away from home will remove those barriers.”
Students can apply for a boarding allowance if they meet one of the two eligibility criteria:
The student’s home is geographically isolated, for example in a remote rural or island location, far from the nearest secondary school.
The student’s educational success is negatively affected by:
- Poor participation at school
- Poor or negative relationships
- Behavioural issues
- Low educational achievement
- Home environment.
For more information please visit this link on the Ministry of Education website.If you have any questions or need help with the application, contact the Boarding Allowance Team at the Ministry of Education.
T 04 439 5425 or 04 463 8085
Boarding Allowance Team
Ministry of Education
PO Box 1666
Applications close 31 October.