Faculty of Engineering


Kick Start scholarships

We can kick start your studies through one of 22 Kick Start scholarships available at the start of every academic year for first year BE(Hons) students. Scholarships are for one year with a value of $2,000 and aimed at assisting you with 'set up’ costs for your first year in the Faculty of Engineering.

Kick Start Merit scholarships


  • There will be a total of eight scholarships offered.
  • The scholarships will be awarded to all round students who demonstrate excellence in their academic results and in their personal achievements.
  • Applicants must be a New Zealand citizen or New Zealand permanent resident.
  • Click here for more information and to apply.

Kick Start City of Sails scholarships


  • There will be a total of six scholarships offered.
  • Available only to applicants who live beyond the Auckland metropolitan area*.
  • The scholarships will be awarded, based on an applicant’s academic results along with their personal achievements.
  • Applicants must be a New Zealand citizen or New Zealand permanent resident.
  • Click here for more information and to apply.

* Living beyond the Auckland metropolitan area is defined as a normal permanent home address in New Zealand,  which is located either north of Orewa or south of Drury.
 

Kick Start Affirmative Action scholarships


  • There will be a total of four scholarships offered.
  • Available only to students of Māori or Pacific Island background.
  • Applicants may be required to attend an interview.
  • The scholarships will be awarded based on an applicant's academic merit, personality and drive to make a difference.
  • Applicants must be a New Zealand citizen or New Zealand permanent resident.
  • Click here for more information and to apply.

Edward Connolly Kick Start scholarships


  • There will be up to four scholarships offered to students.
  • Two scholarships will be awarded to all round outstanding applicants.
  • Two will be awarded at the Dean of Engineering’s discretion and will be based on academic merit and all round ability.
  • Applicants must be a New Zealand citizen or New Zealand permanent resident.
  • Click here for more information and to apply.

Enquiries


If you have any questions, please contact our Student Support team.

To find out more about the scholarships you can apply for, and for a full list of undergraduate scholarships and awards visit www.auckland.ac.nz/scholarships.

By confirming your acceptance of this scholarship, you agree to, and understand the following conditions of the award:
To take up and be paid the Scholarship the candidate must be enrolled and have paid the fees, or arranged to pay the fees for full-time enrolment (Semester 1 and Semester 2) in Part I of a Bachelor of Engineering(Hons).