Mercer Memorial Scholarship


This scholarship supports postgraduate students undertaking research on a topic related to aviation at the University of Canterbury.

The online application system will begin accepting applications approximately eight weeks before the closing date.
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The scholarship is tenable by a student who has qualified for an undergraduate degree, who is enrolled at the University in a programme of study that involves research on a topic related to aviation that has been approved by the Head (or nominee) of the department in which the research would be based. Suitable topics for the research include, but are not limited to:
a. computational or experimental fluid mechanics;
b. high performance materials or structures;
c. aircraft economics, operation, control, or communication systems.

1 year
Closing Dates
01 Nov 2020

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. General (any College). Postgraduate. Domestic Students. International Students.


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.