50% off year 1 fees
Early bird: Monday 11 Dec 2017
Christchurch, Timaru, Oamaru, Ashburton, Online
This scholarship is available for programmes that prepare students to work in careers featured on the Canterbury Skills Shortages list.
To be eligible to apply for this scholarship you must:
- Be a New Zealand citizen or permanent resident
- Intend to meet the entry requirements for your chosen programme of study
- Intend to be a full time student within this programme
Please include a personal statement to reflect what makes you a good candidate for this scholarship. Reflect your career goals and the ways in which you would like to add value to your region.
All scholarships are available for students applying to Ara to a new programme of study (i.e not returning to a second or third year of their current programme).
- Bachelor of Engineering Technology
- Bachelor of Information and Communication Technologies
- Certificate in Foundation Studies L3 (Plumbing Pretrade)
- National Certificate in Gasfitting
- National Certificate in Plumbing
- NZ Diploma in Engineering
- NZ Diploma in Construction with strands in Construction Management and Quantity Surveying
- NZ Certificate in Construction Related Trades (Supervisor)
- NZ Certificate in Carpentry (Level 4)
- New Zealand Certificate in Construction Trade Skills Allied Trades strand (Plasterboard)
- New Zealand Certificate in Construction Trade Skills Carpentry strand
- New Zealand Certificate in Construction Trade Skills Joinery strand
- NZ Certificate in Electrical Engineering Theory (L3)
- NZ Certificate in Electrical Engineering Theory and Practice (Trade) (Level 4)
- NZ Certificate in Engineering Fabrication (L4)
- NZ Certificate in Joinery (L4)
- NZ Certificate in Mechanical Engineering (L3)
- NZ Certificate in Mechanical Engineering (Trade) L4
How to apply
Applications submitted before the early bird closing date will be given preference. Remaining scholarships may then be awarded to later applicants who meet the criteria.
As part of the application you need to nominate two referees who will be contacted to provide a reference for you.
One referee should be either a teacher or principal who is able to comment on your academic performance and your ability to succeed in this programme, or someone from your workplace who can attest to your relevant experience. The other should be someone who is able to attest to your character (this referee should not be a family member).