Time running out to apply for 2016 tertiary engineering scholarships

Time running out to apply for 2016 tertiary engineering scholarships

There are just a few days left for Eastland region university students to apply for Eastland Group’s annual tertiary study scholarship.

The scholarship offers $5,000 to students studying engineering, and comes with the possibility of paid holiday work with the company.

Group chief executive Matt Todd said details of the scholarship were on the company’s website at www.eastland.co.nz.

“By 31 October 2015, applicants need to write a 1000 word essay about how winning an Eastland Group scholarship would help them, and what their study and career aspirations are.

“Our aim is to select students studying subjects that complement Eastland Group’s business and operations. Therefore, applicants must be studying civil, mechanical or electrical engineering.”

Aside from their essay, scholarship applicants are reviewed by Eastland Group in terms of academic achievement, character and potential leadership, potential to contribute to New Zealand’s engineering industry.

Last year, two scholarships were awarded – to Gisborne’s Sam Godwin, who is studying at the University of Canterbury towards a Bachelor of Engineering (Hons) specialising in Civil Engineering, and to Wairoa-born Briar Thomas who is in her first professional year in civil engineering at the University of Canterbury.

Essays and application forms should be returned by 31 October, 2015 by email to : hrmanager@eastland.co.nz or post to HR Advisor, Eastland Group, PO Box 1048, Gisborne.

2016 Tertiary Study Scholarship. entries are now CLOSED