Beca scholarships programme

For over 25 years, we've been supporting students through our university scholarships programme. Every year, we celebrate the exceptional achievements of talented engineering students. We currently offer educational scholarships to students at the University of Auckland, the University of Canterbury, Ara Institute of Canterbury, WelTec, and Waikato University.

If you’re a student and keen to apply for a Beca scholarship we’d love to hear from you. Get in touch with your University Scholarships office to find out more.

Supporting Māori and Pasifika students

Together with SPIES (South Pacific Indigenous Engineering Students) and the University of Auckland, we aim to promote Māori and Pasifika representation in the engineering profession and embrace our commitment to better reflect these communities we work with. Our partnership will allow us to directly support Māori and Pasifika engineering students to achieve to their full potential.

We're also proud to support emerging Ngāi Tahu Rangatahi professionals through our annual Ngāi Tahu / Beca scholarships. The scholarships provide recipients with learning support, career development, and opportunities to connect with their iwi.

Mentoring young leaders

We enjoy encouraging and inspiring young leaders through our annual School Days programme. Students from local high schools are exposed to a variety of career possibilities and get a taste for what it’s like to work as a professional consultant.

Are you a graduate?

Our team says

Through our scholarships programme, we aim to recognise students who have the ability to offer something special – both to the engineering profession and the community at large.

David Carter

Executive Chair

Our team says

These students don’t just demonstrate academic success, but also innovative thinking, promising leadership ability, and most importantly – good character and a passion for what they do.

Richard Holyoake

Business Director - South Island Infrastructure

2019 University of Canterbury scholarship recipients

Celebrating the exceptional achievements of five talented engineering students.

Future leaders

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