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Downer 2019 - NZ Civil Engineering Scholarships - Auckland / Canterbury

To kick start your career in civil engineering, you need great opportunities from a company that understands your potential.

    Opportunity details

    Opportunity Types
    Internship
    Start Date
    26 Jul 2019

    Application dates

    Applications Open
    26 Jul 2019
    Applications Close
    28 Jul 2019

    Minimum requirements

    Accepting International Applications
    No
    Degrees Accepted
    E
    Civil Engineering & Construction

    Own your future. Own your journey.

    To kick start your career in civil engineering, you need great opportunities from a company that understands your potential. Our team are committed to ensuring that all our future leaders gain hands-on experience to truly succeed as an engineer. 

    This year, we are offering three types of Downer Scholarships. The scholarships are available to students who are studying towards a Washington Accord recognised Engineering Degree.

    OWN YOUR GROWTH

    We know you are committed to developing your career, which is why our scholarship programme is focused on growing your capability.

    Our scholarships are awarded on academic criteria, as well as how well applicants fit with our Downer Values of integrity, excellence, courage and collaboration.

    Applicable Study:

    Part II of BE (Hons) in Civil Engineering at either Auckland or Canterbury. Scholarships are awarded for one year initially, and a subsequent award is based on overall academic and operational performance.

    OWN YOUR OPPORTUNITIES

    Details:  Key details for the 2019 Downer Scholarships are as follows:

    AF Downer Scholarship $12,000

    This is our top scholarship award. We are looking for a future leader who has strong academic results and has taken on a leadership role within their community or through extra-curricular activities at their University.

    The Graham Brown Memorial Scholarship (Joint Scholarship with NZTA) $5,000

    Graham Brown (1945-2012) was a highly-skilled technical driller with a passion for his work.  He was also a family man, a role model to others and has truly lived by his values.  This scholarship honours Graham’s contribution to our business and the wider civil infrastructure community by furthering the education of a student.  We are looking for an undergraduate who aligns with our values and is passionate about engineering.

    Two Downer $5,000 scholarships

    We are looking for undergraduates who align with our values, and are passionate about engineering.

    All scholarships offer:

    • Paid vacation work with Downer is required, which will count towards field experience course requirements;
    • Generally, during the final year of studies, undergraduate students will be offered a permanent role with us, which will commence after graduation.

    What are we looking for?

    • Excellence in your engineering studies
    • Leadership potential
    • Alignment with Downer's values
    • Motivation and drive

    Please note, only applicants who are not receiving a scholarship from another company will be considered.

    Please click "APPLY NOW" in order to be directed to our website – reference 560994 to submit your full academic transcript and a CV. Please also include a covering letter telling us how you meet our key criteria and why you should become a Downer Scholar.

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    Applications close July 28th, 2019