Bill Miller Engineering Award

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What does the scholarship get me?

Up to $6,000

Closing dates for applications

Next: 14 June 2022

14 june Annually

Length of award

1 year

Number of awards offered

Up to 3 per year

Purpose of award

The main purpose of the Scholarships is to provide support for academically able students enrolling full-time in the Faculty of Engineering who have demonstrated need for financial assistance.

Selection criteria

The basis of selection will be demonstrated financial hardship, particularly where such hardship might result in the student not completing their Engineering studies, academic merit and the potential to achieve in the study of Engineering.

What conditions are attached to acceptance of this award?

The Scholarships will be awarded to students who have paid fees, or arranged to pay the fees, for full-time enrolment in an undergraduate or a postgraduate programme within the Faculty of Engineering. The Scholarships are tenable by students who are citizens or permanent residents of New Zealand.

How do students apply?

Scholarship applications will usually open around six weeks before the closing date. Please read the regulations carefully to be sure you are eligible before you apply.
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How and when do students learn of the decision?

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

Decision makers

The Scholarships will be awarded by the University of Auckland Council upon the recommendation of a Selection Committee comprising the Dean of the Faculty of Engineering (or nominee), the Associate Dean of Engineering (or nominee) and one representative from Alumni Relations and Development.

History or background of award

The Bill Miller Engineering Scholarships were established in 2011. These Scholarships are funded from an endowed gift by the Bill Miller Trust.

Additional information

The exact number of scholarships on offer will be dependent on the availability of funding but will usually comprise one scholarship of $6,000; or two scholarships of $3,000 each; or three scholarships of $2,000 each.

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 June 2020.