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Advanced Energy Technology Scholarship

Te Pūkenga is participating in a national Advanced Energy Technology research and development programme in which the goal is to grow the capability and knowledge of learners in this emerging sector. Unitec and MIT are working in collaboration with a number of research organisations who are researching and developing the next generation of technology for high performance electric motors for the transport sector (aircraft, ships and trains). 

The purpose of the Scholarship is to provide financial support and encourage Māori, Pacific and women learners who have an interest in this particular sector of Engineering (Electrical), who are facing disadvantage and/or inequitable access to tertiary education which would otherwise present a barrier to them studying engineering. 

Award value: $5,000 Number available: 5
Provider: Unitec and MIT
Contact: Email our Scholarships Team if you would like more information:

Te Pūkenga recognises that financial support is essential for our ākonga in managing their study goals. The scholarship provides financial support and the opportunity to participate in industry work placement opportunities in their 2nd or 3rd year of study, organised through the Research and Industry team(s).  

Open May 2023 | Closes 9 June 2023 

To be eligible, you must:  

  • be Māori or Pacific descent, or
  • be a woman (assigned female at birth and/or self-identify as female); and
  • be a domestic student, i.e., a New Zealand citizen or Permanent Resident; and
  • be enrolled or commencing study in one of the below Level 6 and above programmes: New Zealand Diploma in Engineering (Electrical), Bachelor of Engineering Technology (Electrical)
  • have applied/ or be enrolled at MIT or Unitec.  

Please read the regulations for further information:

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Speak with our Scholarships Advisor if you require application assistance.