2017 Scholars EPECentre

Postgraduate scholarships

The EPECentre provide scholarships for postgraduate students, which support full-time study for a Master's or PhD degree. Many of PhD students working on EPECentre Research projects have an Electrical and Electronic Engineering background. If we find there is mutual interest in a topic, the EPECentre will find the most appropriate academic department and co-supervisor for you to work with.

Email to register your interest and send your application.

See Postgraduate profiles page for a list of current industry-sponsored projects that include scholarships.

Orion, one of our member, provides a Master’s energy scholarship. 

Undergraduate scholarships

The EPECentre provides as well scholarships for School Leavers and Undergraduate students.

UC Electric Power Engineering Centre Scholarships

Eligibility: High School or UC Engineering Intermediate Students – conditions on courses chosen

up to $15,000 (up to 8 scholarships) for school leavers
up to $13,000 (up to 6 scholarships) for Eng Intermediate students
Application Open: 20 June 2018
Application deadline: 15 August 2018

Find more information and apply

Scholarships posters are available here.

UC Electric Power Engineering Centre Undergraduate Scholarship: Third Professional Year

Eligibility: Third Professional Year - conditions on courses chosen

Amount: $5,000 (5 scholarships annually)
Application Open: Feb 2018
Application deadline: 31 March 2018

Find more information and apply

University of Canterbury Summer Scholarships

A UC Summer Research Scholarship provides UC students in the final stages of a relevant Engineering degree with the opportunity to work on a supervised research project for 400 hours (approximately 10 weeks) over the summer period (November - February), complete a short research skills programme (December) and to give a presentation at the Summer Research Scholarship Feedback Day (February). The EPEcentre offers a few Summer Research project through this programme.


See the College of Engineering scholarships and funding page or the Scholarships database for the full list of available scholarships.