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Internship funding - R&D experience grant

Callaghan Innovation are inviting applications from businesses for their 2017 round of R&D experience grants (internship funding).

Applications open

Applications open on May 17th and will close 15th June.

 To be eligible, for the Callaghan Innovation grant, businesses must be:

  • a registered company, partnership or;
  • a Maori incorporation or trust, AND;
  • be routinely carrying out R&D.

More information on the criteria can be found at

Grant details

Successful application will receive funding to take on a technology, science or engineering undergraduate student to undertake an R&D based project. The grant is a maximum of $7,200 and is based on an hourly rate of $18 over 400 hours.

WREDA workshops

To help Wellington employers with the process (this is a contestable process and is generally oversubscribed), WREDA are running one hour workshops in May 2017:

To secure a spot, please email Cath Randall, our Skills Development Manager, at

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