G B Battersby-Trimble Scholarship in Computer Science


A generous gift was made to the University of Canterbury by the late Dr G B Battersby in 1987 to establish a trust fund for the purpose of the advancement of learning in the computer field in New Zealand.

The income from the trust fund is added to an annual grant from Trimble Navigation N Z Ltd. The Trimble grant has been given in recognition of the long service provided by the late Dr Battersby to the University and to the computing profession.

The online application system will begin accepting applications eight weeks before the closing date.

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Enrolled in final-year Honours, Master's or Ph.D level study at Canterbury, for advancing study in Computer Science that will be of benefit to NZ.

1 year
Closing Dates
31 Mar 2019

How to apply for this scholarship

You may apply through this webpage approximately 8 weeks before applications close. If it’s possible to apply on-line for this scholarship there will be a link above to the on-line system. If the link is not provided, please download and complete the application form located below.

However, if the scholarship is managed by Universities NZ or another department of the University an External Website link will appear below and application instructions will be available through that link.


Application required only. Honours. Postgraduate. Domestic Students. International Students. Computer Science.


While every effort has been made to ensure the above information is current and correct, applicants are advised to check the application forms and regulations for eligibility criteria, scholarship value and tenure, and closing dates.