Scholarship

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At Network Waitaki we are looking to the future, New Zealand is moving away from fossil fuels for transport and industry to cleaner energy sources like electricity. To enable this low carbon future, we will need to grow our network. Do you want to be part of this exciting growth?

To grow, we need good people to ensure we provide a reliable network and keep the power humming for our more than 13,000 connections across our more than 1,800 kilometres of power lines. We are a major employer in the region – and we are proud of what we contribute.

Every year Network Waitaki invests in young people, the future of our business and our community through our scholarship programme.

The majority of Graduates go on to enjoy a rewarding, diverse career in the engineering and power sector.

Educational scholarships are available across either degrees or diplomas that are relevant to our business, including but not limited to:

  • Electrical Engineering
  • Geographic/Geo-spatial Information
  • Computer or Information Systems
  • Commerce or Accounting
  • Other fields related to new and emerging technologies

There are two options to your future, via either:

  1. $7,500 per year contribution towards a Degree qualification, or
  2. $5,000 per year contribution towards a Diploma qualification

We don’t dictate how the money is spent, only that you have a commitment to succeed.

Scholarship applications for 2021 will close at 5pm on Friday, 10 September.
Click here to view and download the application pack.