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The Michael and Suzanne Borrin Foundation has announced new Travel and Learning Awards to support individual members of the New Zealand legal community to travel overseas, or within Aotearoa New Zealand to learn from others and to share their learnings. The total pool of funding available is $120,000. 12 awards of up to $10,000 each will be available per year.
The Michael and Suzanne Borrin Foundation is pleased to announce a new scholarship to contribute to increasing Māori postgraduate scholarship in law. This will be added to the suite of fellowships, scholarships, and grants for individuals offered by the Borrin Foundation. The scholarship is offered in partnership with Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga, Aotearoa New Zealand’s Māori Centre of Research Excellence. The Borrin Foundation – Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga Scholarship is for Māori law graduates who wish to obtain a post-graduate degree in law overseas or domestically.
The Michael and Suzanne Borrin Foundation is delighted to announce that the inaugural Borrin Foundation Justice Fellowship has been awarded to Jennifer Braithwaite. The Fellowship supports an outstanding legal professional with up to $120,000 in funding to work towards the Foundation’s vision of an Aotearoa New Zealand where everyone understands the role and value of the law, and enjoys the protection and opportunity that it provides.
The Michael and Suzanne Borrin Foundation has announced the launch of two new individual Fellowship awards that will be awarded annually, with a value of $200,000 per annum. These are the first of a number of fellowships, scholarships and grants for individuals that the Foundation will be announcing in coming years, to support and celebrate outstanding legal professionals working towards the Foundation’s vision of an Aotearoa New Zealand where everyone understands the role and value of the law, and enjoys the protection and opportunity that it provides.
Tupe Solomon-Tanoa’i has been appointed Chief Philanthropic Officer of the Michael and Suzanne Borrin Foundation, the Foundation announced today.
The Borrin Foundation is working remotely and stands ready to support our doers. If you have any queries about your grant from the Borrin Foundation, please contact us. We are here to help if, and when, you need us.
Thank you to all who shared their ideas for legal research/education with us through the 2018 EOI Round. We believe that knowledge has the power to spark change, but only if it is shared. Find out more about the range of EOI ideas and what we’ve learned through the EOI process.
Want to make a difference to New Zealand through the law? The Borrin Foundation’s first funding round is now open. All Expressions of Interests (EOIs) due by 12 noon 30 April 2018.
The Michael and Suzanne Borrin Foundation was formally launched on 20 February 2018 and its five inaugural grant projects, totalling over $1.7 million, were announced.