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Archiland Architectural and Construction Community Impact Scholarship

The purpose of the Scholarship is to provide financial support to a high achieving learner in a Building and Construction or Architecture related Level 6 and above programme, who is motivated to pursue a career in the industry and ensure outcomes that benefit Aotearoa’s communities in socially impactful ways.

Award value: Up to $2,000 Number available: Approx. 2
Provider: Archiland
Contact: For general queries about scholarships - email our scholarships team
For help completing a scholarship application - book an appointment with our careers team

Unitec recognises that financial support is an important consideration for our ākonga in managing their study goals. The scholarship provides both financial support and industry mentoring opportunities provided by the Sponsor.

Applications for 2024 are now closed.

Open 28 May 2024 | Closed 11 June 2024


To apply, you must:

  • be fluent in Mandarin
  • be enrolled full-time in one of the below Level 6 and above programmes
    • New Zealand Diploma in Architectural Technology
    • New Zealand Diploma in Construction (Construction Management)
    • New Zealand Diploma in Construction (Quantity Surveying)
    • New Zealand Diploma in Engineering (Civil)
    • New Zealand Diploma in Interior Design (Commercial)
    • New Zealand Diploma in Surveying
    • Bachelor of Architectural Studies
    • Bachelor of Construction (Construction Economics)
    • Bachelor of Construction (Construction Management)
    • Bachelor of Construction (Property Development)
    • Bachelor of Engineering Technology (Civil)
    • Bachelor of Landscape Architecture
    • Master of Architecture (Professional)
    • Master of Architecture
    • Master of Landscape Architecture
  • have completed a minimum of 120 credits (equivalent of 1 year of full-time study)  in one of the above programmes at Unitec
  • have a GPA of 3.0 (a C+ average) or above in your most recent semester of study.

Please read the Archiland Architecture and Construction Community Impact Scholarship Regulations for more information.

Application Details

Please have the following information ready before you start the application as you cannot save and return to it:

Short Answers (approx 150 words) to the following questions:

  • why are you studying your particular Diploma, Bachelor or Master’s Degree and what are you hoping to do with your degree after you complete it?
  • what and/or who motivates you to succeed in your study?
  • how do you give back to whānau/fanau, community and the Unitec whānau/community?
  • In what ways can the Architecture and Building industry impact Aotearoa’s communities and what personal values do you hope to take with you into the industry?
  • how will this scholarship help support you with your studies?

Selection Criteria

The selection committee review all eligible applications and will make award recommendations based on a combination of:

  • responses to the scholarship questions;
  • GPA scores; and
  • Unitec priority group goals - namely to achieve parity for Māori, Pacific and Under 25 students, and enhance the success of Disabled and Neurodiverse learners, sole parents, and ākonga with carers responsibilities.