GHD Achievement Scholarship

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What does the scholarship get me?

Up to $5,000 per annum.

Closing dates for applications

Next: 30 April 2022

Length of award

1 year

Number of awards offered


Purpose of award

To support a student undertaking study towards a BE (Honours) Degree in Civil and Environmental Engineering in their final year of undergraduate study.

Selection criteria

Selection will be based on academic achievement, a demonstrated interest and aptitude in pursuing a career in the provision of professional engineering services, and the potential to contribute to the industry.


What conditions are attached to acceptance of this award?

NOTE: Regulations are occasionally updated. Candidates must always refer to the regulations for current and comprehensive information relating to conditions of the scholarship.

How do students apply?

Please note, Scholarships usually open for application approximately 6 weeks before the closing date.

Application by form is made to the Scholarships Office.

GHD Achievement Scholarship

How and when do students learn of the decision?

Approximately six weeks after the closing date by letter or email.

Decision makers

The Scholarship will be awarded by the University of Auckland Council on the recommendation of a Selection Committee comprising a representative of GHD, the Dean of the School of Engineering (or nominee), and an academic from the School of Engineering chosen by the Dean in consultation with the GHD representative.

History or background of award

GHD is an international professional services company providing leadership in management, engineering, the environment, planning and architecture.
As the foremost multidisciplinary professional services company GHD is committed to balanced and sustainable development.

Additional information

GHD will, where possible, provide the opportunity of summer and/or other final year vacation work experience to the recipients of the GHD Achievement Scholarship.

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

The Scholarship Office
The University of Auckland
+64 9 373 7599


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 July 2020.