Jim Greatbanks Mount Albert Grammar School Engineering Scholarship

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What does the scholarship get me?

$4,000 pa

Closing dates for applications

Next: 3 September 2020

3 September

Length of award

4 years

Number of awards offered


Purpose of award

The main purpose of the Scholarship is to encourage Mount Albert Grammar School students to study Engineering at the University of Auckland.

Selection criteria

The Scholarship will be offered to students who are citizens or permanent residents of New Zealand, currently in their final year at Mount Albert Grammar School (MAGS) and intending to enrol full-time in a Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (BE(Hons)) or associate conjoint programme at the University of Auckland in the following year.
to take up the offer of the Scholarship, awardees must achieve admission to the BE(Hons) or associated conjointprogramme at the University of Auckland.

What conditions are attached to acceptance of this award?

As a condition of tenure, recipients will be required to maintain a grade point average (GPA) of at least 6.00(equivalent to a B+ average) in each semester of study.

How do students apply?

Please read the regulations carefully to be sure you are eligible to apply. Then click on the “Apply now” button and complete the online application form. We recommend you check the form early in case a reference or endorsement is required to support your application, and to familiarise yourself with the form. All sections (including request sections) must be completed by the closing date, which is midnight on the specified date (unless stated otherwise). We recommend you do not have two different scholarship applications open within the same browser.
Scholarship Page
Online Application Form

Decision makers

The Scholarship 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 Principal of Mount Albert Grammar School (or nominee) and a representative of the donor or a member of staff of the Faculty of Engineering nominated by the Dean of the Faculty of Engineering.

History or background of award

The Scholarship was established in 2017 and is funded by Jim Greatbanks, an alumnus of the University of Auckland Faculty of Engineering and Mount Albert Grammar School (MAGS).

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 August 2020.