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SKM Engineering Scholarship

Provided by: Sinclair Knight Merz Group

Provided by: Sinclair Knight Merz Group

Value: Varying

Tenure: Three years

The Sinclair Knight Merz Group (SKM) established this scholarship in 2007 to encourage and support students towards a career in engineering.

This award is specifically targeted at students from the College of Engineering at the University of Canterbury.

In order to be eligible, students must be a New Zealand citizen or permanent resident who is enrolled full-time in the First Professional year of a BE(Hons) at the University of Canterbury.

Each year a successful candidate will be chosen based on the following:

  • Academic merit
  • A written statement on why engineering is important to societal development
  • Technical ability and professional skills
  • Leadership potential
  • Contribution of university and/or community activities
  • Potential to contribute to the engineering industry.

The scholarship is valued at 50% of tuition fees in First Year, 75% of fees in Second Year and 100% of fees in Third Year.