Fund Details
Tait Communications Undergraduate Scholarship
Award Amount
$5,000 + possibility of summer vacation employment


The purpose of this scholarship is to support undergraduate students in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical and Electronic Engineering, and Software Engineering at the University of Canterbury.

a. Financial assistance with the costs associated with university study, to a value of $5,000
b. Tait Communications may also offer a recipient paid employment during the summer vacation following the tenure of the scholarship, provided suitable positions are available

Level of Study: Undergraduate

Closing Date: 11:59 pm (NZT) 31 March (Applications open approximately 8 weeks before this date)

Tenure: One year

Number Available Annually: One or more

Applicable Enrolment During Tenure: Must be enrolled full-time in either:
a. Bachelor of Engineering with Honours (BE(Hons)) Second or Third Professional Year, with specialisation in one of the following:
  • Computer Engineering; or
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering; or
  • Software Engineering.

b. 300-level study towards a Bachelor of Science (BSc) or a Bachelor of Science with Honours (BSc(Hons)) degree in Computer Science.

Citizenship/Residency Requirements: Must be a citizen of New Zealand, or hold a New Zealand residence class visa

For more information, please read the regulations for this award: Click 

Contact Information:

For questions about this application, please contact Scholarships Office at

Search Filters:

Subject of Study
  • Computer Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Software Engineering
    Level of Study
    • Undergraduate
    • Honours
      Domestic/International Students
      • Domestic
        • Engineering
        • Science
          Application Closing Month
          • March
            Award Type
            • Any
            • Scholarship
              Begin Accepting Applications Date:
              4 Feb 2024
              Deadline Date (NZT Time Zone) :
              2 Apr 2024 11:59 PM