December 13, 2012

Femineers Scholarships for Women in the field of Engineering

Femineers Undergraduate Scholarships for Women in the field of Engineering

Study Subject(s): Engineering
Course Level: Undergraduate (bachelors)
Scholarship Provider: Group of wives
Scholarship can be taken at: New Zealand

Scholarship Description
The funds for the Femineers Scholarship come from a group of wives of members of the Wellington Branch of the Institution of Professional Engineers New Zealand. The scholarship is offered to an undergraduate woman student proceeding towards a BE(Hons) degree at the University of Canterbury.

The scholarship may be held only by a full-time female undergraduate student who has completed or been exempted from the Engineering Intermediate year and is studying in the 1st, 2nd or 3rd Professional year of a BE(Hons) degree at the University of Canterbury.

No person shall be ineligible for the award of the scholarship by reason of having held it in a previous year. Each scholar shall at the end of the year, provide to the Registrar a report from the Head of the Department in which she is working concerning her progress.

Eligible groups
Qualified full-time female undergraduate student

Participating Institutions
University of Canterbury in New Zealand

Fields of study
Any field of Engineering B.E.(Hons)

Number of awards
Not clearly specified, inquire from the provider

Sponsorship duration
The scholarship shall be awarded as funds permit and be tenable for One (1) year. However the Council of the University of Canterbury may, if it thinks fit, make no award in any particular year. Any funds accumulated through the non-award of a scholarship may be used to provide additional scholarships in a subsequent year or be added to the capital fund.

Scholarship benefits
Amount of scholarship is $1,500

The annual value of the scholarship shall be determined by the donors. The scholarship may be held with any other bursary, scholarship, prize, fellowship or tertiary allowance unless the conditions of the other awards preclude it, provided that the University Council may, in determining the amount of the award, take into account the number and nature of any other awards held by the applicant.

Method of Application
The "Femineers Application Form"(.doc) and "Femineers Regulations"(.pdf) can be downloaded from the official website (see link below).
  • Check carefully that you are eligible to apply, including that your intended degree qualifies.
  • Commence university/country entry and admission procedures and arrange any academic or language tests required.
  • Ensure that all the information requested is provided by the closing date.
The deadline date is 5pm on the 31st March 2013.
Most application forms are not available until approximately 8 weeks ahead of the closing date. Some scholarship records will have a link to another website, which will show on the official website (see link below). Please refer to that website for details.

While every effort has been made to ensure the above information is current and correct, applicants are advised to check the application forms and regulations for eligibility criteria, scholarship value and tenure, and closing dates.

Scholarship Application Deadline: 5.00 p.m; 31 March 2013 (annually)
Scholarship Open for International Students: Yes

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