Faculty of Engineering


Postgraduate scholarships

The following scholarships are available to postgraduate engineering students.

Postgraduate scholarships

For comprehensive details on other postgraduate scholarships please visit the Scholarships Office website.

You will also find application forms, closing dates and full conditions for scholarship applications.  

For updates on changes in dates and other associated changes relating to specific scholarships, please monitor the Faculty of Engineering's notices, where these announcements are made.

The Scholarships Office search tool allows you to find scholarships based on level of study, personal characteristics and subject area.

For more information on scholarships and financial assistance, visit the University's Scholarships and funding page, or visit the Scholarships Office at:

Student Information Centre
Room 112, Ground Floor
The ClockTower Building
22 Princes Street
City Campus

Tel: + 64 9 373 7599 ext 87494
Email: scholarships@auckland.ac.nz

 

Elinor Swery, PhD Candidate. Mechanical Engineering.

“I received the University of Auckland Doctoral Scholarship. This covers the tuition fees and provides a living allowance. It is no engineering salary, but enough to cover my expenses during my research work. This means that I can work full time towards my PhD without worrying about income.”

- Elinor Swery, PhD Candidate (Mechanical Engineering)

 

 

Andrew Pullan Bioengineering Masters Scholarship

Andrew Pullan Bioengineering Masters Scholarship

Details

$10,000 stipend for one year, plus compulsory fees.
Applicable study                                Domestic students enrolling in a Masters of Engineering in Bioengineering and undertaking research related to the field of Gastro-Intestinal Motility.

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AUEA Braithwaite-Thompson Graduate Research Award

AUEA Braithwaite-Thompson Graduate Research Award

Details Up to $10,000 for one year for assistance. Up to two awarded.
Applicable study International student undertaking a ME, MOR or PhD in Engineering.

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Bill Miller Engineering Scholarship

Bill Miller Engineering Scholarship
Details Up to $6,000 for one year for tuition fees.
Applicable study Full-time undergraduate or postgraduate study in the Faculty of Engineering.

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Cecil Segedin Postgraduate Scholarships in Engineering Science

Cecil Segedin Postgraduate Scholarships in Engineering Science
Details $5,000 for one year for assistance.
Applicable study PhD/ME/MOR/MEngSt in the Department of Engineering Science

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Colombo Plan Scholarship in Engineering

Colombo Plan Scholarship in Engineering
Details $3,000 for one year for tuition fees.
Applicable study International student studying in the Faculty of Engineering.

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Don Linklater Memorial Bursary


Don Linklater Memorial Bursary
Details $3,000 each year for up to three years.
Applicable study Enrolled and studying studying in 2016 at undergraduate or postgraduate level, either internally or extramurally, in a field relevant to Horizons work.  Relevant areas include; resource management, environmental planning, environmental engineering and modelling with particular emphasis on river and drainage basin dynamics.

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The Dick and Mary Earle Scholarship in Technology

The Dick and Mary Earle Scholarship in Technology
Details $17,000 per annum at Masters level and $25,000 per annum at PhD level.
Applicable study NZ citizen or Permanent Resident interested in research in innovation and product development, or biprocess technology.

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Douglas Goodfellow Scholarship in Engineering

Douglas Goodfellow Scholarship in Engineering
Details

$2,500 pa. for one year for assistance.

Applicable study Full-time undergraduate or postgraduate students at the Faculty of Engineering.

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Energy and Fuels Research Unit (EFRU) Scholarships

Energy and Fuels Research Unit (EFRU) Scholarships
Details

$10,000 pa. for one year for assistance. Number of scholarships awarded varies.

Applicable study ME or PhD in Mechanical Engineering.

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Energy Education Trust of New Zealand Doctoral Scholarships

Energy Education Trust of New Zealand Doctoral Scholarships
Details                              
Up to $8,000 pa. for up to three years.
Applicable study Doctoral students in the Faculties of Business, Engineering and Science undertaking studies related to the field of energy.

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Freemasons Scholarships

Freemasons Scholarships
Details                              
The Freemasons Scholarships are to assist able students who are active in their involvement in the community, to complete their university education in their chosen field. Up to $10,000
Applicable study Available to posgraduate students of all disciplines, this scholarship helps students who are active in their involvement in the community, to complete their university education in their chosen field.

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Jeannie Cheong Lean Eng Memorial Engineering Scholarship

Jeannie Cheong Lean Eng Memorial Engineering Scholarship
Details $3,000 for one year.
Applicable study Citizens of Malaysia studying in the Faculty of Engineering

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Mercer Memorial Scholarship in Aeronautics

Mercer Memorial Scholarship in Aeronautics
Details

$3,500 pa. for one year - assistance to engage in original work

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Applicable study Students who are undertaking postgraduate research in Aeronautics.

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Penny Peng Wang Scholarship

Penny Peng Wang Scholarship
Details $2,000
Applicable study Student enrolled in the Master of Engineering Studies specialising in Transportation and enrolled in CIVIL 770, Transport Systems Economics.

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Prime Minister's Scholarships for Asia (PMSA)

Prime Minister's Scholarships for Asia (PMSA)
Details Value of the scholarship is based on the level and length of study, the destination country and institution. It can cover travel, accommodation, course fees and living costs.
Applicable study Undergraduate or postgraduate students wanting to undertake study and/or research in Asia in programmes between six weeks and two years duration, in a subject area that can be linked to New Zealand's economic or trade agenda.

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The Todd Foundation Postgraduate Scholarship in Energy Research

The Todd Foundation Postgraduate Scholarship in Energy Research
Details $25,000 per annum to include tution fees, with an additional $3,000 for attendance at an appropriate conference.
Applicable study PhD candidates in Energy research

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University of Auckland Bioengineering Masters Scholarship

University of Auckland Bioengineering Masters Scholarship
Details Up to $10,000 for up to one year of full-time study or equivalent.
Applicable study ME Thesis in Bioengineering

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University of Auckland Doctoral Scholarships

University of Auckland Doctoral Scholarships
Details Up to $27,300 plus domestic fees.
Applicable study Full-time student undertaking a PhD in engineering. All applications are based on academic merit and are to be submitted to the Scholarships Office at the ClockTower.

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The University of Auckland Partnership Appeal Awards

The University of Auckland Partnership Appeal Awards
Sponsor The University of Auckland Council
Details $500 - $5,000 Study related costs.
Applicable study Final year of and Undergraduate or Postgraduate degree programme.

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University of Auckland Postgraduate Honours/PG Diploma Scholarships

University of Auckland Postgraduate Honours/PG Diploma Scholarships
Details Up to $13,000 plus compulsory fees.
Applicable study Students applying for an honours degree or an approved postgraduate diploma with a research component of at least 30 points.

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University of Auckland Māori Postgraduate Scholarships

University of Auckland Māori Postgraduate Scholarships
Details Up to $13,000 plus compulsory fees.
Applicable study Māori students who are citizens or permanent residents of New Zealand applying for an honours degree, postgraduate diploma, or masters degree at the University of Auckland.

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University of Auckland Pacific Postgraduate Scholarships

University of Auckland Pacific Postgraduate Scholarships
Details Up to $13,000 plus compulsory fees.
Applicable study Pacific students who are citizens or permanent residents of New Zealand applying for an honours degree, a postgraduate diploma, or masters degree at the University of Auckland.

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University of Auckland Research Masters Scholarships

University of Auckland Research Masters Scholarships
Details Up to $13,000 plus compulsory fees.
Applicable study Students applying for a masters degree with a research component of at least 90 points. 

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Van-Thanh Nguyen PhD Engineering Scholarship

Van-Thanh Nguyen PhD Engineering Scholarship
Details $7,500 for up to four years.
Applicable study Citizens of Vietnam, who are living in Vietnam at the time of application, for enrolment in a PhD degree at the Faculty of Engineering.

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For further information, full regulations and application forms, please visit the Scholarships Office website.

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Prizes for Engineering postgraduate students

Code # Prize Details Applicable Study Value
P680 Fowlds Memorial Prize Most distinguished student in ME or PGDip ME or PGDip in Engineering $300 for books + bookplate
P733 New Zealand Aluminium Smelters Masters Prize in Engineering Best ME Thesis in Materials & Materials Processing Research ME in Materials & Materials Processing Research $500
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