Energy Education Trust Undergraduate Scholarship

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What does the scholarship get me?

$5,000

Closing dates for applications

Next: 31 March 2020

Length of award

1 year. Past recipients may reapply.

Number of awards offered

Varies

Purpose of award

To assist students to undertake full-time study at the University of Waikato in the fields of science, economics or engineering and related fields with specific interests in energy matters.

Selection criteria

To be eligible, candidates must:
a) be enrolled full-time at any level between (and including) first and honours year of relevant university study in the fields of science, engineering, economics, law or related fields with a specific interest in energy matters in New Zealand.
b) be a New Zealand citizen or permanent resident of New Zealand.

What conditions are attached to acceptance of this award?

• The Scholarship may be held together with any other award, unless the conditions of the other preclude this
• By accepting a Scholarship, the recipient agrees to participate in any publicity concerning the Scholarship arranged by the sponsor and/or the University of Waikato
• The recipient agrees to their contact details being passed on to the organizers of seminars, summer schools, conferences and presentations on energy-related matters and current developments in the sector.
• In signing and returning the acceptance form, the recipient will be deemed to have read, understood, and accepted the conditions of the Scholarship.

How do students apply?

Students must apply online.
Each applicant must ask their two referees to send confidential references (which include comments as prescribed in the application form) directly to the Scholarships OfficeEach applicant must include a (maximum two-page) personal statement that includes the following subheadings:
• Evidence of interest in energy matters as they relate to the needs of New Zealand
• Relevance of programme of study to this Scholarship
• Future study and employment plans
• Community involvement
Applicants new to the University of Waikato must supply transcripts of previous study:
• Applicants who have studied at another tertiary institution must supply verified transcripts
• Applicants who are new to tertiary study must supply a copy of their NCEA Level School Results Summary which include their NCEA Level 3 results
Regulations

How and when do students learn of the decision?

From the list of candidates, the Selection Panel will short-list and select candidates to attend an interview.

Decision makers

The Selection Panel will comprise two representatives from the Energy Education Trust and a member of the University's academic staff, with expertise in the energy sector.

History or background of award

The Energy Education Trust Undergraduate Scholarship was established by the Energy Education Trust of New Zealand.
The scholarship is awarded annually by the trust.

Additional information

Each applicant must ask their two referees to send confidential references (which include comments as prescribed in the application form) directlyto the Scholarships Office. Each application must include a (maximum two-page) personal statement that includes the following subheadings:Evidence of interest in energy matters as they relate to the needs of New Zealand, Relevance of programme of study to this Scholarship,Future study and employment plans Community involvement. Applicants new to the University of Waikato must supply transcripts of previous study:Applicants who have studied at another tertiary institution must supply verified transcripts.

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

Scholarships Office
University of Waikato
Private Bag 3105, Hamilton, 3240
+64 7 838 4489
http://www.waikato.ac.nz/research/scholarships/
scholarships@waikato.ac.nz

Disclaimer

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 April 2019.