Note: this is separate from, and different to, the J R McKenzie Trust.
Established in 1938 by Rotarian the late Sir John McKenzie, this fund makes grants to families and individuals. The fund’s main purpose is: “To assist in the betterment, education, advancement and physical welfare of youth in the community, particularly cases where bereavement, sickness or family disturbances leave the children in need of assistance, if they are to continue their studies”.
Types of grants made:
- Primary, Intermediate and Secondary Schools uniforms, clothing, shoes.
- Special grants for glasses and to help students with special needs.
- Books generally associated with 1 above.
- Special tuition fees.
This fund is managed entirely by Rotarians.
Applications can be made at any time. For more information and application forms, visit the Fund’s website: www.youtheducationfund.org.nz