Mark Ashford Scholarship

Rewarding excellence in tertiary education and tenacity in overcoming the challenges of CF while studying.


Applications for 2023 are now closed.


The Mark Ashford Scholarship is awarded each year to a person with CF who's shown excellence in tertiary study and/or shown tenacity to overcome the challenges of CF while studying. Mark had CF and passed away in 1996 after making a huge contribution to home health with his work on the Fletcher Group's Health Homes book.

The scholarship awarded is $3,000.

Mark Ashford - 20 year anniversary

2016 marked 20 years of the Mark Ashford Scholarship with a video produced by Kieran Wright to acknowledge the past recipients who achieved remarkable results – often in the face of adversity.

Watch the video >


How do I apply?

Applications for 2023 are now closed.

Apply using the form below, or get in touch and we can send you a physical copy of the application form.


If you'd like further information about this scholarship, please get in touch.



 Read about the 2022 Scholarship Winner Lily Tew

Our sponsor for 2022

We are delighted to introduce the sponsor for the 2022 Mark Ashford Scholarship, Terra Group NZ.

'Terra Group NZ Ltd is a New Zealand based and owned multidisciplinary consultancy company that is dedicated to “Building Better Environments for a Better Future”. At Terra we believe in upskilling and supporting our staff’s lifetime careers, and we are thrilled to be supporting the 2022 Mark Ashford Scholarship.'

We are so very grateful to have you on board as a sponsor.

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