The Dick and Mary Earle scholarship was established to help engineering students complete research towards a Masters or Doctorate in innovation and product development, or bioprocess technology.

What's on offer

  • 2 scholarships of $17,000 at Masters level and $25,000 at PhD level

Usually 1 Masters scholarship and 1 Doctoral scholarship is awarded each year. The scholarship is available for up to 3 years according to the course of study.


Applicants must:

  • be New Zealand citizens or permanent residents
  • have a BTech, BEng, BE, or equivalent from a New Zealand university, with honours where they are awarded, in a field appropriate to their intended postgraduate study.

How to apply

Your application needs to include:

  • a completed online application form
  • proof of New Zealand citizenship or permanent residency
  • evidence of other awards, achievements or practical experience that is relevant to the scholarship
  • an outline of the postgraduate research project, including its relevance to the scholarship’s purpose and to your future career
  • the names and contact details of 2 references
  • a copy of your academic transcript.

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For more information, visit Universities NZ.