Basic criteria


  • Reside in the Forest of Dean;
  • Be Under the age of 25 and attending, or intend to attend, a recognized educational institution in New Zealand for an approved course of study;
  • Undertaking, or intend to undertake, organized work experience in New Zealand of a kind relevant to your intended career;

Case Study - Rebecca Bovill

Rebecca went to New Zealand to travel and to work as a operating theatre nurse
(official job title – Operating Department Practitioner) for 13 months.
The trust awarded her with financial help to fund her visit in 2010


Rebecca's comments

"I cant thank the trust enough for what they have helped me to achieve.

 It was once in a lifetime opportunity and a truly wonderful experience - thank you "


Rebecca's Photos