Bruce McLaren Automotive Award

An Award to assist New Zealand Citizens or Permanent Residents enrolled in Part II and III of a BE(Hons) to attend a study and research placement with McLaren Automotive at the McLaren Technology Centre, UK.

About the scholarship

Application status: Not currently open for applications
Applicable study: Part II or III BE (Hons) to undertake a study and research placement
Opening date: 11 April 2024
Closing date: 23 May 2024
Tenure: Up to 12 weeks
For: Travel Award
Number on offer: One
Offer rate: Annually
Value: Up to $20,000 in total (see Reg.2)

The Award was established in 2016 with generous support from Alumni Rob Whitehouse, Eric Tracey and Neil Paton, with additional support from 2017 onwards from Sir Colin Giltrap, and supported from 2022 onwards by the NZ-UK Link Foundation (UK), Bruce McLaren Trust (NZ) and other donors.

The main purpose of the Award is to provide an international experience of up to twelve weeks for a Waipapa Taumata Rau, University of Auckland Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) student to travel to the United Kingdom to participate in a study and research placement with McLaren Automotive based at the McLaren Technology Centre in Woking, England.


How to apply

Scholarship applications will usually open around six weeks before the closing date. Please read the regulations carefully to be sure you are eligible before you apply.

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