The Keystone Waide Construction Scholarship

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What does the scholarship get me?


Closing dates for applications

Next: 12 August 2022

Applications open June and closeclose 12 August 2022

Length of award

The scholarship value of up to $5,000.00 per annum ($2,500 per semester), will be paid for each year in which the award applies and is to be used towards fees, course costs and accommodation as each semester commences. The scholarship is available for two semesters as determined by the Trustees and Waide Construction.

Number of awards offered


Purpose of award

The Recipient must use the award for study directly associated with the property industry in New Zealand. The qualification sought should fall within a recognised qualification such as engineering or construction.

Selection criteria

New Zealand citizens or permanent residents of New Zealand
Have successfully completed at least one year of course work by the end of 2022, in a construction related tertiary qualification such as
Bachelor of Engineering
Bachelor of Construction
Or doing study related to engineering, quantity surveying, construction management

What conditions are attached to acceptance of this award?

This Application for Keystone Trust Waide Construction Property Scholarship collects personal information about you. The information is collected to evaluate your application for the Waide Construction Property Scholarship.
The intended recipient of the information is Keystone Trust.
The information is being collected and held by Keystone Trust.
The failure to provide this information prior to 5.00 pm, 12 August 2022, at which time the information you have provided will be used for consideration by the Selection Committee to nominate the recipient of the 2023 Scholarship, may result in your application for this Scholarship being declined
You do have the rights of access to, and correction of, this information subject to the provisions of the Privacy Act 1993.
Successful applicants will be required to accept in writing an offer by the Trustees of the grant of the award upon the following conditions and such other conditions as the Trustees shall consider to be appropriate:
(a) The applicant must continue to meet the eligibility criteria for the award.
(b) The Recipient must not accept any other bursary, scholarship or financial assistance specifically related to the course without the approval of the Trustees provided that this shall not preclude the acceptance of any scholarship or bursary awarded by examination.
(c) The Recipient must make full and continuing disclosure to the Trust of all other sponsors or sources of financial assistance in relation to his or her studies.
(d) The course of study shall not be changed after the award is made without the approval of the Trustees.
(e) The Recipient must agree to make available to the Trust results of all tests and examinations which count for year end results.
(f) The Recipient shall submit written reports on the progress of the course of study at such intervals as the Trustees shall require.
(g) The Recipient must complete his/her course of tuition without interruption. Failure to pass in any year or any decision to defer completion of the course of study or if the course of study is not completed in accordance with the conditions whether in whole or in part, the award shall be forfeited and any amounts advanced shall be refunded upon demand.
(h) All publicity associated with the grant of the award to the Recipient shall be determined by the Trust and the Recipient shall make no announcement in respect of the award without the written approval of the Trust.
(i) Recipient may be required to be present at the Awards Evening of the Trust or to make available appropriate material for presentation.
The following guidelines outline the Trustees’ expectations of Recipients of the Waide Construction Scholarship:
(a) The Trust expects the Recipient will familiarise and have a good understanding of both the history and the objectives of the Trust and the Waide Construction to enable promotion of the Trust to others as called upon either in an official or unofficial capacity.
(b) The Recipient is to provide to the Trust upon request a short report of results and general progress by the Recipient in his or her course of study at the end of each semester.
(c) The Recipient is to provide to the Trust at the end the Recipient’s course of study in each year:
a comprehensive summary of the Recipient’s results.
a personal review by the Recipient of the year, commenting on the highs and lows and any changes the Recipient is intending to implement in the next academic year (unless last year).
a summary of the Recipient’s goals and plans for the next year, both academic and personal (unless last year).
(d) Recipients of the Keystone Waide Construction Scholarship are expected to act as ambassadors for the Trust and the Waide Construction and attend events organized by the Keystone Trust throughout their time as a Keystone student.

How do students apply?

Application by form electronically submitted via the Keystone Trust website

How and when do students learn of the decision?

Applications open:  1 June 2022
Closing date for applications: 5.00 pm, 12  August 2022
Scholarship Interviews: TBC
Scholarship Awards Evening: 19 October 2022

Decision makers

In considering grants of awards the Trustees will be advised by a selection panel comprising representatives from Keystone Trust and representatives from Waide Construction.

History or background of award

With a thirst for innovation and pride in their people, Waide Construction specialise in the commercial, industrial, and community construction sectors. They have operations based across both the Auckland and Waikato/BOP regions and offer a nimble, responsive, and personalised approach to all their projects. Their people are their biggest asset, and with a handpicked team of outstanding construction professionals, they offer an integrated approach to building and construction; which means a superior project delivery through higher levels of quality control and effective project/cost management.

Additional information

Faculties that are supported by the Waide Construction Scholarship
Please refer to the Keystone Website

For guidelines, application forms and more information about this award contact

Louella Mancer
Marketing & Events Coordinator
The Keystone New Zealand Property Education Trust
PO Box 142, Shortland Street, Auckland 1040
09 375 7453


Every effort has been made to ensure the above information is current and correct. However, applicants should contact the appropriate administering body before making an application, as details do change frequently. The administrator of this record last updated this information in June 2022.