Fund Details
MainPower Scholarship (WITHDRAWN)
Award Amount


The purpose of this scholarship is to recognise academic achievement by undergraduate students pursuing courses in Electric Power Engineering at the University of Canterbury.

Value/Benefits: The scholarship provides the following:
a. financial assistance at a value of $5,000.
b. A Third Year recipient may also be offered paid work experience or a paid internship with MainPower New Zealand Limited in the mid-year break during tenure and/or in the summer after, if such a position is available, while a Fourth Year recipient may also be offered the MainPower Graduate position, if such a position is available.

Level of Study: Undergraduate

Closing Date:
31 March (This scholarship will next open for applications in 2021)

One year

Number available annually:

Applicable enrolment during tenure: 
Second or Third Professional Year of a BE(Hons) programme in Electrical and Electronic Engineering and at least one Electric Power Engineering course.

Citizenship/residency requirements: 
Applicants must be New Zealand citizens or holders of New Zealand residence class visas.

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


05/08/2022 - Advised by UCF that this scholarship will no longer be offered as a standalone but will be incorporated into the PEET Aruhiko Scholarship - mab372

Contact Information:

For questions about this application, please contact Scholarships Office at

Search Filters:

Subject of Study
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
    Level of Study
    • Undergraduate
    • Honours
      Domestic/International Students
      • Domestic
        • Engineering
          Application Closing Month
          • March
            Award Type
            • Any
            • Scholarship
              Begin Accepting Applications Date:
              10 Feb 2022
              Deadline Date (NZT Time Zone):
              31 Mar 2022 11:59 PM