Scholarships

Over 220 EPECentre Scholarships have been awarded since 2003 through different programmes for school leavers, undergraduate, postgraduates, summer research. Check our current scholars

Current active UC & UC EPECentre programmes and other scholarships offered by EPECentre Industry members are listed in the table below. Note that this table is provided as a guide and is not an exhaustive list. Check the deadline and regulations of each scholarship for detailed eligibility criteria. 

ScholarshipOrganisationDeadlineAmountWho can apply?
UC Electric Power Engineering Centre Scholarship (Postgraduate) EPECentre (on behalf of its Industry members) None $12,500 or $25,000 per annum Masters (1 year) or PhD (3 years)
UC Electric Power Engineering Centre Scholarship (Undergraduate) EPECentre (on behalf of its Industry members) 15 August  Up to $14,000 School leavers, Engineering Intermediate, First Pro EEE, Second Pro EEE
UC Undergraduate Summer Research Scholarship UC Around September $5,000 Second or Third Pro
Work on a supervised research project for 400 hours (counts towards practical work experience requirements for BE(Hons) degree)
Transpower Scholarship for Māori Engineering Students 2020 Transpower 29 March $5,000 2nd, 3rd, or 4th year of study (UC equivalent First, Second or Third Pro)
EEE, Mechatronics, Mechanical, or Civil Engineering, of Māori heritage
Transpower Scholarship for Women in Engineering Transpower 31 March $5,000 Female students in a Professional Year
MainPower Scholarship MainPower 31 March $5,000 Second or Third Pro EEE
PSC Scholarship PSC 31 March $7,000 Third Pro EEE
EEA Electricity Engineers' Association Scholarship Electricity Engineers’ Association 31 March $4,500 Third Pro
Beca Engineering in Society Scholarships Beca 31 March $3,000-$5,000 Second or Third Pro
Orion Master’s Energy Scholarship Orion 15 October $16,500 Enrolled in a masters degree
Unison Engineering Scholarship Unison 1 November $10,000 per year of study School leavers or Engineering Intermediate, with intent to study EEE or Mechatronics