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Edna Waddell Undergraduate Scholarships for Women in Technology and Engineering

The Edna Waddell scholarships are for women entering their first year of full time study for undergraduate degrees in professional engineering or technology at New Zealand universities – open to school leavers and mature women.

Each scholarship will be for one year, the initial year of study.

The scholarships are open to school leavers, and mature women who have not previously studied technology and engineering at this level. For mature women, preference will be given to those who have worked in industry for at least three years and/or have passed sub-degree courses in technology or engineering.


Applicants will be New Zealand citizens or permanent residents with at least three years proven residence in New Zealand.

Applicants will be gaining the entry qualifications for their chosen degree.

Value and number awarded

The target maximum value for each Scholarship is $5,000.

Up to six awards are available each year. Tenure is for one year.

Closing date

5pm, 1 September (NZDT)

How to apply

Read the Regulations and confirm your eligibilty to apply for this scholarship.

Apply online - the link is here.

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