Postgraduate scholarships

The following scholarships are available to postgraduate engineering students.

For updates on changes in dates and other associated changes relating to specific scholarships, please monitor the Faculty of Engineering's notices.

For more information on scholarships and financial assistance, visit Scholarships and funding page, or AskAuckland Central.

Andrew Pullan Bioengineering Masters Scholarship

AUEA Braithwaite-Thompson Graduate Research Award

  • Up to $10,000 for one year for assistance. Up to two awarded.
  • Applicable study: International student undertaking a ME, MOR or PhD in Engineering.
  • Closing dates and further information

Bill Miller Engineering Award

Colombo Plan Scholarship in Engineering

Don Linklater Memorial Bursary

  • $3,000 each year for up to three years.
  • Applicable study: Enrolled and studying studying in 2016 at undergraduate or postgraduate level, either internally or extramurally, in a field relevant to Horizons work. Relevant areas include; resource management, environmental planning, environmental engineering and modelling with particular emphasis on river and drainage basin dynamics.
  • Closing dates and further information

The Dick and Mary Earle Scholarship in Technology

  • $17,000 per annum at Masters level and $25,000 per annum at PhD level.
  • Applicable study: NZ citizen or Permanent Resident interested in research in innovation and product development, or biprocess technology.
  • Closing dates and further information

Douglas Goodfellow Scholarship in Engineering

Energy and Fuels Research Scholarship

Faculty of Engineering Student Support Award

Francis Small Scholarship

  • Up to $20,000 for one year for assistance
  • Applicable study: ME (Research) in a topic related to Civil, Electrical, Mechanical or Chemical Engineering
  • Closing dates and further information
     

Freemasons Postgraduate Scholarships

  • The Freemasons Postgraduate Scholarships are to assist able students who are active in their involvement in the community, to complete their university education in their chosen field. Up to $10,000.
  • Applicable study: Available to postgraduate students of all disciplines, this scholarship helps students who are active in their involvement in the community, to complete their university education in their chosen field.
  • Closing dates and further information

Jeannie Cheong Lean Eng Memorial Engineering Award

  • $3,000 for one year towards international tuition fees.
  • Applicable study: Malaysian citizens who are international students undertaking postgraduate study in Engineering.
  • Closing dates and further information

Kupe Leadership Scholarship

Mercer Memorial Scholarship

  • $3,500 pa. for one year – assistance to engage in original work.
  • Applicable study: Students who are undertaking postgraduate research in Aeronautics.
  • Closing dates and further information

Penny Peng Wang Scholarship

  • $2,000
  • Applicable study: Student enrolled in the Master of Engineering Studies specialising in Transportation and enrolled in CIVIL 770, Transport Systems Economics.
  • Closing dates and further information

Prime Minister's Scholarships for Asia (PMSA)

  • Value of the scholarship is based on the level and length of study, the destination country and institution. It can cover travel, accommodation, course fees and living costs.
  • Applicable study: Undergraduate or postgraduate students wanting to undertake study and/or research in Asia in programmes between six weeks and two years duration, in a subject area that can be linked to New Zealand's economic or trade agenda.
  • Closing dates and further information

Thanh Cao-Dac Postgraduate Engineering Award

  • Up to $16,000 p.a.
  • Applicable study: Citizens of Vietnam, who are living in Vietnam at the time of application, for enrolment in a masters or PhD at the Faculty of Engineering.
  • Closing dates and further information

University of Auckland Bioengineering Masters Scholarship for Māori and Pacific Students

University of Auckland Acoustics Research Centre PhD Scholarship

  • Up to $27,300pa plus compulsory fees and international health insurance (if applicable)
  • Applicable study: PhD in Mechanical Engineering or Mechatronics Engineering
  • Further information

University of Auckland Doctoral Scholarships

University of Auckland Faculty of Engineering Doctoral Scholarship

  • Up to $27,900pa in 2019, domestic PhD fees and Health Insurance (if applicable)
  • Applicable study: PhD in Engineering
  • Further information

University of Auckland International Student Excellence Scholarship

University of Auckland Partnership Appeal Awards

University of Auckland Postgraduate Honours/PG Diploma Scholarships

  • Up to $13,260 plus compulsory fees.
  • Applicable study: Students applying for an honours degree or an approved postgraduate diploma with a research component of at least 30 points.
  • Further information

University of Auckland Māori Postgraduate Scholarships

  • Up to $13,260 plus compulsory fees.
  • Applicable study: Māori students who are citizens or permanent residents of New Zealand applying for an honours degree, postgraduate diploma, or masters degree at the University of Auckland.
  • Further information

University of Auckland Pacific Postgraduate Scholarships

  • Up to $13,260 plus compulsory fees.
  • Applicable study: Pacific students who are citizens or permanent residents of New Zealand applying for an honours degree, a postgraduate diploma, or masters degree at the University of Auckland.
  • Further information

University of Auckland Research Masters Scholarships

  • Up to $13,260 plus compulsory fees.
  • Applicable study: Students applying for a masters degree with a research component of at least 90 points.
  • Further information

Prizes for Engineering postgraduate students

Code# Prize Details Applicable Study Value
P680 Fowlds Memorial Prize Most distinguished student in ME or PGDip ME or PGDip in Engineering $700
P733 New Zealand Aluminium Smelters Masters Prize in Engineering  Best ME Thesis in Chemicals & Materials Processing Research ME in Chemicals & Materials Processing Research $1,000

For further information, full regulations and application forms, please visit the Scholarships Office website.