Orion Master’s Energy Scholarship at University of Canterbury in New Zealand

Masters

Deadline : October 15, 2020 .  

Apply for the Orion Master’s Energy Scholarship at University of Canterbury in New Zealand. This scholarship supports study towards a master’s degree at the University of Canterbury by students engaged in research related to the energy field. Southpower Limited, later Orion New Zealand Limited, established the scholarship in 1994.

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Benefits

Successful applicants will receive the following benefits

  • The scholarship is worth $16,500 per year
  • The scholarship will be paid by direct credit to the recipient’s nominated New Zealand bank account, in monthly instalments.
  • The first payment will be made as soon as practicable after the recipient has accepted the
    scholarship and Scholarships Office has confirmed enrolment in an applicable programme.

Eligibility

To be eligible, you need to fulfill the following criteria:

  1. The scholarship is tenable for an enrolment of up to 120 points, by full-time and part-time1 students who are enrolled at the University in either:
    •  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
    • programme for an MEngSt (Renewable Energy) degree that includes a 30-point research project.
  2. By 10 December in the year of application:
    • applicants must have met the academic requirements for enrolment in the qualifying programme at the University;
    • applicants must have received final confirmed grades for the qualifying degree; and Page 2 of 3
    • applicants requiring admission with equivalent standing must have had this admission confirmed unconditionally (including any English language requirements).
  3. For applicants who have completed the academic requirements but not the non-academic requirements for the BE(Hons) degree, offers of awards are conditional on the completion and crediting of the non-academic requirements by 15 March in the year following application. Students may not take up the scholarship until such non-academic requirements have been completed and credited.
  • Eligible programmes
    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
  • A programme for an MEngSt (Renewable Energy) degree that includes a 30-point research project

Application

To apply for the program, you should follow the following procedure

  1. You may apply through for the scholarship approximately 8 weeks before applications close.
  2. If it’s possible to apply on-line for this scholarship there will be a link above to the on-line system.
  3. If the link is not provided, please download and complete the application form provided on the website.
  4. 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.

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