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NZ Chinese Building Industry Association (NZCBIA) Excellence Scholarship

The NZCBIA Excellence Scholarship was established in 2018 to financially assist and recognise excellent students in fields of study relevant to the building industry, with the desire to support and increase the number of qualified professionals in the building industry.

Award value: $5,000 Number available: Up to 2
Provider: New Zealand Chinese Building Industry Association
Contact: Scholarships Team: scholarships@unitec.ac.nz

Background

The NZCBIA Excellence Scholarship was established in 2018 to financially assist and recognise excellent students in fields of study relevant to the building industry, with the desire to support and increase the number of qualified professionals in the building industry.

Please read the NZCBIA Excellence Scholarship Regulations for full details

Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible for the Scholarship, an applicant must meet all of the following criteria:

  • Be currently enrolled fulltime (minimum of 60 credits) in their first or second year in one of the below programmes as a first year student:
    • Diploma in Applied Interior Design; or
    • New Zealand Diploma in Engineering (Civil); or
    • New Zealand Diploma in Engineering (Electrical); or
    • New Zealand Diploma in Surveying; or
    • New Zealand Diploma in Architecture Technology; or
    • New Zealand Diploma in Construction; or
    • Master of Landscape Architecture; or
    • Master of Architecture (Professional)

OR

  • Be currently enrolled fulltime (minimum of 60 credits) in your first or second year in:
    • Bachelor of Engineering Technology (Civil); or
    • Bachelor of Engineering Technology (Electrical); or
    • Bachelor of Construction (Construction Management); or
    • Bachelor of Construction (Construction Economics); or
    • Bachelor of Construction (Property Development); or
    • Bachelor of Applied Technology - Building; or
    • Bachelor of Applied Technology – Electrotechnology; or
    • Bachelor of Architecture Studies; or 
    • Bachelor of Landscape Architecture  
  • Completed at least one semester (60 credits) in one of the above programmes.
  • Achieved an average grade of B- or above for their previous semester’s study.
  • Be intending to pursue a career in the building industry, as demonstrated in the Scholarship Application.
  • As part of the scholarship application a letter of recommendation from a Lecturer or tutor is required.

Selection Criteria, In Priority Order

  • Academic merit, as demonstrated in their previous semester(s) study.
  • Motivation to pursue a career in the building industry, as demonstrated in the Scholarship application.
  • Personal achievements, showing extra-curricular excellence such as community activities and otherwise, as demonstrated in the scholarship application.

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 interested in your programme of study?  What motivates you to succeed in your studies?
    • What are your future career aspirations? How do you plan on becoming a leader within your industry?
    • Please list any extracurricular activities you're currently involved in or any other personal achievements you would like to highlight to the selection committee.
    • How will this Scholarship help support you in your studies?
  • A letter of recommendation from a Lecturer or tutor to support your scholarship application

Applications open May 9 and close June 10, 2019

Scholarship applications for 2019 have now closed