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;
  • In financial need and wish to emigrate or you are considering emigration.

Kieran Gresty - 2014

"I would like to express my sincerest gratitude for the generosity of the trust that enabled me to take full advantage of this very rare opportunity to tour New Zealand. New Zealand is a truly beautiful country with unique culture and I would highly recommend anyone with the chance to visit there, to seize the opportunity."



Lisa George - 2014

"I would like to sincerely thank the Bledisloe – New Zealand Memorial Trust for assisting me in my journey to NZ. This experience has helped me to grow as an individual, developing my independence and life skills." Click here to read lisa's report..