Bruce McLaren Automotive Award

For domestic and international undergraduate Engineering students, to attend a study and research placement at the McLaren Technology Centre.

About the scholarship

Application status: Not currently open for applications
Applicable study: Part II or III of a BE (Hons) with an interest in automotive engineering
Opening date: 30 May 2023
Closing date: 11 July 2023
Tenure: Up to eight weeks
For: Travel Award
Number on offer: One
Offer rate: Annually
Value: Up to $15,000 (see Reg.2)

The Award was established in 2016 and is funded by Alumni Neil Paton, Eric Tracey and Rob Whitehouse in honour of Bruce McLaren, and with additional funding in 2017 from Sir Colin Giltrap.

The main purpose of the Award is to provide an international experience of up to eight weeks for a University of Auckland Engineering student to travel to the United Kingdom and spend time at the McLaren Technology Centre in Woking, England. The recipient will participate in a study and research placement.


How to apply

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