Dr Christopher R. Bennett Award in Transportation Engineering

An Award of up to $10,000 to support a New Zealand Citizen or Permanent Resident enrolled in Part III or IV of a BE(Hons) or a MCivilEng in Transportation Engineering.

About the scholarship

Application status: Not currently open for applications
Applicable study: BE(Hons) Part III & IV or MCivilEng in Transportation Engineering
Opening date: 20 March 2024
Closing date: 1 May 2024
Tenure: One year
For: Assistance with study
Number on offer: One
Offer rate: Annually
Value: Up to $10,000

The Award was established in 2024 and is funded by Dr Christopher Bennett, an alumnus of the University of Auckland who has worked on road safety and infrastructure management in 24 different countries, including 17 years as Lead Transport Specialist for the World Bank, where he led the development of road asset management tools used around the world.

The main purpose of the Award is to encourage students into the fields of road safety and/or transport infrastructure management. These are critical areas for society’s ongoing social and economic development.


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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