UC Electric Power Engineering Centre Scholarship


This scholarship supports and promotes study in the Bachelor of Engineering with Honours (BE(Hons)) degree programme in Electrical and Electronic Engineering at the University of Canterbury. The Electric Power Engineering Centre (EPECentre), which is fully funded by the New Zealand power industry through the Power Engineering Excellence Trust (PEET), established the scholarship in 2014. About half of the scholarships are reserved for women.

The online application system will begin accepting applications eight weeks before the closing date. Apply on-line


Applicants must be citizens of New Zealand or holders of New Zealand residence class visas. They must:
a. have completed, or be completing, a university entrance qualification, and have studied at secondary level in the year of application (or, in the case of a gap year, in the year immediately prior); or
b. be enrolled in the Intermediate Year of a programme for a BE(Hons) degree at the University; or
c. be enrolled in the First or Second Professional Year of a programme for a BE(Hons) in Electrical and Electronic Engineering at the University.

$3,000 or $5,000
1 year
Closing Dates
15 Aug 2021

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. Prospective Students. Undergraduate. Domestic Students. Electrical and Electronic Engineering.


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.