The Keystone Ganellen Construction Scholarship 2020

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What does the scholarship get me?

$5,000 Per annum

Closing dates for applications

Next: 15 August 2019

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 term commences. The scholarship is available for two semesters as determined by the Trustees and AECOM.

Number of awards offered


Purpose of award

The Recipient must use the award for study directly associated with the property industry in New Zealand. 

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 2019, in a construction related tertiary qualification such as
- Bachelor of Landscape Architecture
- Bachelor of Engineering
- Bachelor of Property
- Bachelor of Business Studies (Prop)
- Bachelor of Land and Property Management
- Bachelor of Urban planning
- Bachelor of Construction
- Bachelor of Building Science
- Bachelor of Surveying
- Or doing study related to engineering, valuation, quantity surveying, property management, construction management

What conditions are attached to acceptance of this award?

This Application for Keystone Trust AECOM Property Property Scholarship collects personal information about you. The information is collected to evaluate your application for the AECOM Property 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, 15 August 2019, at which time the information you have provided will be used for consideration by the Selection Committee to nominate the recipient of the 2020 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 AECOM Property 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 AECOM Property 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 AECOM Property Scholarship are expected to act as ambassadors for the Trust and the AECOM Property and attend events organized by the Keystone Trust throughout their time as a Keystone student.

How do students apply?

Application by form (either downloaded or electronically submitted via the Keystone Trust website). 
Application Form

How and when do students learn of the decision?

Applications open: 31 May 2019
Closing date for applications: 5.00 pm, 15 August 2019
Scholarship interview date: TBC
Scholarships Awards Evening: 24 October 2019

Decision makers

 In considering grants of awards the Trustees will be advised by a selection panel comprising representatives of Trustees and representatives from AECOM. The Applicant may be invited to attend an interview with the Trust’s selection panel. The selection panel will then make a recommendation to the Trustees as to the successful applicant’s, the amount of the Scholarship and the terms and conditions of the Scholarship.

History or background of award

AECOM is a global network of experts working with clients, communities and colleagues to develop and implement innovative solutions to the world’s most complex challenges. They connect expertise across services, markets, and geographies to deliver transformative outcomes. Their core values of safeguarding, collaborating, inspiring, anticipating, delivering and dreaming underpin their work. It’s one thing to imagine a better world. AECOM was built to deliver it.

Additional information

Faculties that are supported by the AECOM Property Scholarship
The University of Auckland
Dept. of Property
Faculty of Engineering
School of the Built Environment
Victoria University of Wellington
Faculty of Architecture/Design
The University of Canterbury
Dept. of Civil Engineering
Massey University
Dept. of Engineering (Construction Management)
Dept. of Business (Valuation and Property Management)
School of Engineering
Lincoln University
School of Landscape Architecture
Dept. of Land Management and Systems
University of Waikato
Faculty of Science & Engineering
Ara (Institute of Canterbury)
Faculty of Engineering
Faculty of Construction Management

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 July 2019.