1. Applications will be considered from nominees up to the age of 35 at the time of application, and beyond this age at the discretion of the Pathways Trust.
  2. Just one application may be made per business. Applications welcomed from more than one franchise where each franchise is set up as a separate business. Where a company might have branches, applications from varying branches will be accepted at the discretion of the Pathways Trust.
  3. Accepted applicants will be required to attend an interview as part of the judging procedure.
  4. The nominee must be an employee and not a contractor.
  5. The nominee may be working full time or part time but in the case of the latter, not less than 20 hours per week.
  6. The nominee must have been working for the nominating company for a minimum of 12 months prior to the application being made.
  7. Nominees must be either New Zealand Citizens or Permanent Residents.
  8. Nominees must work for a company in West Auckland.
  9. Awards are typically within the value range of $500 to $3,000 at the discretion of the Pathways Trust Award panel.
  10. Award applications may be made for contributions to vocational courses, text books or tools of trade, etc. Appropriateness of the application will be made at the Judges’ discretion on a case by case basis.
  11. All or part of the costs applied for may be awarded.
  12. Awarded costs will be paid directly to the supplier. Upon receipt of the award, costs may be reimbursed upon delivery of receipts.
  13. Awards are non-transferable.
  14. Awards will be returned to the Pathways to the Future Trust if not claimed within 12 months. Extension beyond this period may be made at the discretion of the judges.
  15. Awards to be utilised while in the employment of the nominating business.
  16. There is no obligation for the Judges to make awards in any particular year.
  17. No responsibility for loss or misdirection of entries will be accepted.
  18. Details of applications remain confidential and are viewed only by Pathways to the Future Trust representatives and Judges. All material provided will be destroyed within 3 months after judging.
  19. The Judges’ decision is final and no discussion will be entered into.