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Engineering Scholarships

Waikato has more scholarships per student than any other university in New Zealand. There are scholarships and grants for many student groups, including secondary school leavers, Māori students and adult students, and in many subject areas.

Listed below are some of our scholarships.  You can use the Scholarships Finder for a more comprehensive list of the scholarships available.

Further scholarship information can be found at the Scholarships Office.


Entrance | Undergraduate | Postgraduate

Entrance

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Undergraduate

Brian Perry Charitable Trust Undergraduate Scholarship in Science & Engineering

Closing date: 15 Jul 2020

For students who are enrolled in the second year of full-time study towards an undergraduate degree, in the School of Science or the School of Engineering at the University of Waikato. The scholarship will have a value of up to $3,000.

Kordia Women in Technology Scholarship

Closing date: 29 Nov 2019

For women who are intending to pursue a career in the field of information technology and will be enrolling in the final year of their undergraduate degree in the Division of Health, Engineering, Computing and Science in 2020. The Scholarship will have a value of $5,000.

Smartrak Software Development Scholarship

Closing date: 01 Sep 2017

For students enrolled full time in the second to last year of study towards a BE(Hons) majoring in software engineering or a BCMS with a focus on software development or a BSc(Tech) majoring in computer science with an emphasis on software development. The scholarship will have a value of $4,000.

SPE New Zealand Section Scholarship

Closing date: 29 Mar 2020

For University of Waikato students who are NZ Citizens and are enrolled in a BE(Hons) and who have, at the time of the award, completed or been exempted from the First Professional year of study. The Scholarship will have a value of $3,000.

Torutek Software Engineering Scholarship

Closing date: 14 Sep 2019

For students who are enrolled full-time in a BE(Hon) or BCMS who have an interest in software engineering.

Transpower Scholarship for Māori Engineering Students

Closing date: 29 Mar 2020

For students of Māori ethnicity who are in their 2nd, 3rd or final year of study towards a BE(Hons) majoring in Electronic, Mechanical, Civil and/or Mechatronics Engineering at any New Zealand University.

Whanganui River Enhancement Trust Scholarship

Closing date: 16 Nov 2018

For students who are enrolled full-time and are undertaking research towards a Masters thesis, Honours degree or Postgraduate Diploma. Candidates must be resident in New Zealand for the tenure of the scholarship and their research should relate to the Whanganui River Catchment.

Postgraduate

Dr Stella Frances Memorial Scholarship

Closing date: 31 Jan 2020

For students who are enrolled or are intending to enrol in the final year of a masters degree at the University of Waikato and are undertaking research that applies to the conservation or environmental issues in the Waikato region. The scholarship will have a value of up to $5,000.

RHT Bates Postgraduate Scholarship

Closing date: 01 Sep 2018

At the time of application students must be engaged in postgraduate studies (honours, masters or doctorate). Students in their final year of undergraduate study are ineligible to apply. See application for more eligibility criteria.

Tess Embling Memorial Scholarship

Closing date: This scholarship is now closed and will not be offered for 2020

For full and part-time students, who are enrolled in or are intending to enroll in the first year of a Masters degree in the Division of Health, Engineering, Computing and Science in 2020. The scholarship will have a value of up to $1,500.

Whanganui River Enhancement Trust Scholarship

Closing date: 16 Nov 2018

For students who are enrolled full-time and are undertaking research towards a Masters thesis, Honours degree or Postgraduate Diploma. Candidates must be resident in New Zealand for the tenure of the scholarship and their research should relate to the Whanganui River Catchment.