AUEA Maori Engineering Pathway Award

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Closing dates for applications

Next: 1 November 2022

Length of award

One year.

Number of awards offered


Purpose of award

The main purpose of the Award is to provide financial and mentoring assistance to first year Māori students who have achieved academically, have demonstrated leadership potential, and have demonstrated active participation in community, cultural and other activities, and have demonstrated commitment to, or interest in, the BE(Hons) degree programme.

Selection criteria

The Award may be offered to Māori students who are citizens or permanent residents of New Zealand, currently in their final year at a New Zealand secondary school and intending to enrol full-time in a Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (BE(Hons)) degree or associated conjoint degree in the Faculty of Engineering at the University of Auckland in the following year. In the case of a gap year, the student must have been enrolled in their final year at a New Zealand secondary school in the year immediately prior to the year of application.

To take up and be paid the Award, candidates must be enrolled and have paid the fees, or arranged to pay the fees, for full-time enrolment in a BE(Hons) at the University of Auckland.

What conditions are attached to acceptance of this award?

The Award may not be held concurrently with an AUEA Pacific Engineering Pathway Scholarship, a University of Auckland Top Achiever Scholarship, University of Auckland Māori Academic Excellence Scholarship, a University of Auckland Pacific Academic Excellence Scholarship or a University of Auckland Academic Potential Scholarship.However, it may be held with any other scholarship, award or grant as long as a) the terms of that scholarship, awardor grant permit and b) the University of Auckland Council is informed and approves. It is the responsibility of the recipient to declare to the Scholarships Office all other grant, award or scholarship funding received while in payment for this Award.

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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Decision makers

The Award will be made by the University of Auckland Council upon the recommendation of a Selection Committee comprising the President of the AUEA (or nominee), the Kaiārahi of the Faculty of Engineering or nominee) and one member of Academic Staff from the Faculty of Engineering, nominated by the Dean of Engineering.

History or background of award

The Award was established in 2017 and is funded by the Auckland University Engineers Association (AUEA) Inc.

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 November 2020.