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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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.
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
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
Other Scholarships from EPEcentre members:
- Transpower Scholarship for Women in Engineering for female students enrolled at least one of course required for the minor in Power Engineering.
- MainPower Scholarship for Second or Third Pro Students enrolled in at least one of the power course.
- EEA Electricity Engineers' Association Scholarship for Third Pro students who have interest in, and potential contribution to, the development in New Zealand of the engineering aspects of electricity generation or production, power systems, or electricity utilisation.
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.