Tax Policy Scholarship Competition 2021

The Tax Policy Scholarship competition is designed to support the continuation of leading tax policy research and thinking in New Zealand, and to inspire future tax policy leaders.


The 2019 competition is the third run by the Tax Policy Charitable Trust. You can download the winning entries from the two previous competitions below:


The winning entry will receive a $10,000 cash money prize. The next runner-up will receive $4,000 and the remaining two finalists will receive $1,000 each. The total prize pool is $16,000.


The competition is open to young professionals (aged 35 and under at 1 January 2019) working in New Zealand or eligible to work in New Zealand and having an interest in tax policy.