Orion Master's Energy Scholarship


This scholarship supports study towards a master's degree at the University of Canterbury by students engaged in research related to the energy field. It was established in 1994 by Southpower Limited, later Orion New Zealand Limited.

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


The scholarship is tenable for an enrolment of up to 120 points, by students who are enrolled at the University in either:
a. a programme for a master's degree that includes a thesis, dissertation, or research project with a credit weighting of at least 90 points relating to the energy field in the broadest sense; or
b. a programme for an MEngSt (Renewable Energy) degree that includes a 30-point research project.

1 year
Closing Dates
15 Oct 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. General (any College). Postgraduate.


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.