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Congratulations to the 2020 winner of the Acorn Foundation Adult Learner Scholarship

Congratulations to the 2020 winner of the Acorn Foundation Adult Learner Scholarship

The Acorn team is thrilled to announce that Kylie Oliver is the 2020 recipient of the Acorn Foundation Adult Learner Scholarship.

2020 winner of the Eva Trowbridge scholarship announced

2020 winner of the Eva Trowbridge scholarship announced

Congratulations to the 14th winner of the Acorn Foundation Eva Trowbridge Scholarship

The 2020 Acorn Foundation Beverly Perszyk Scholarship goes to Te Puke High's Jed Melton

The 2020 Acorn Foundation Beverly Perszyk Scholarship goes to Te Puke High's Jed Melton

Congratulations to the winner of the Acorn Foundation Beverly Perszyk Scholarship, Jed Melton, who takes this award alongside TECT's First-in-Family Scholarship for studies at Waikato University's…

Bob & Joy Owens Scholarship Winners for 2020

Bob & Joy Owens Scholarship Winners for 2020

We were delighted to attend various awards ceremonies at several WBOP colleges through November/December to see the Owens Scholarships handed out to seven standout Year 13 students.

Acorn's 2020 AGM and Distributions Celebration Evening

Acorn's 2020 AGM and Distributions Celebration Evening

We had a fabulous evening on 16 November, hosting our AGM at The Kollective along with around 80 Acorn donors, recipients and supporters.

Acorn and TECT: A successful partnership

Acorn and TECT: A successful partnership

For the past two years, TECT beneficiaries have had the option of donating their rebate to the Acorn Vital Impact Fund, which supports organisations working in the areas of greatest need in the…

Celebrating Outward Bound's 2020 Tangaroa Watch students

Celebrating Outward Bound's 2020 Tangaroa Watch students

The Acorn Foundation was very pleased to host the 2020 Outward Bound Scholarship celebration on Wednesday 11 November at The Kollective in Tauranga.

Celebrating the 2020 Page Acorn Engineering Scholarship Winners

Celebrating the 2020 Page Acorn Engineering Scholarship Winners

We were absolutely delighted to (finally) be able to celebrate the five winners of this year's Page Acorn Engineering Scholarships in early November.

2020 Jann Medlicott Creative Arts Award Winner announced

2020 Jann Medlicott Creative Arts Award Winner announced

Congratulations to Sarah Mileham, winner of this year's Jann Medlicott Creative Arts Award which will go towards supporting her training for a career in the creative arts.

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