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Scholarship search | Ken and Elizabeth Powell Bursary

Ken and Elizabeth Powell Bursary

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December 31 2020 to March 31 2021
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Up to $10,000 | One year's duration | Award number varies

Research | Full-time

Scholarship search | Ken and Elizabeth Powell Bursary

Ken and Elizabeth Powell Bursary

This bursary is from a bequest to Massey University by Ken Powell, who had his own precision equipment business and his wife Elizabeth Powell, who was a registered nurse and midwife. Their bequest was to give "people enthusiastic about technology an extra edge".

We're looking for candidates who are currently studying in the areas of design or engineering at an undergraduate level, or in a project related to the advancement of technology within the areas of engineering or design

These are undergraduate and postgraduate bursaries. To apply for an undergraduate bursary, you will be enrolled in one of these programmes:

  • Bachelor of Engineering
  • Bachelor of Design.

To apply for a postgraduate bursary, you will be enrolled in a project related to the advancement of technology

When choosing our recipients, we will consider your academic achievements, good character, leadership skills and community involvement. We will also consider your commitment to and the applicability of your proposed course of study to advancing the benefits of technology.

Eligibility

You must:

  • be a New Zealand citizen or permanent resident
  • be studying in a specific subject area
  • be studying full-time
  • have successfully completed undergraduate study (for a postgraduate bursary)
  • study on Manawatū campus
  • be an enrolled Massey University student.

Application checklist

Please include the following with your application:

  • your CV
  • a statement outlining your technology project and how it relates to the advancement of technology and evidence of your commitment to advancing the benefits of technology
  • a supporting statement indicating your good citizenship and leadership or community involvement
  • a reference letter from an academic member of staff who can comment on your academic abilities, with particular reference to your technology project
  • a reference letter from a referee who can attest to your leadership /community involvement

View the regulations for more details

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