School Leaver's Scholarships

Keystone Trust offers a number of Study Awards/scholarships to school leavers who have circumstantial and financial need, who are heading onto tertiary study specific to a career in property/construction/infrastructure.

 

As one of the most significant scholarships available to property and construction students in Aotearoa New Zealand, you will receive financial assistance, mentoring and wellbeing support, as well as networking opportunities that are an invaluable part of your learning experience.

 

Each of these scholarships has its own criteria, please see below for information on our 2021 scholarships.

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The Keystone Trust Study Award

The Study Award scholarships are open to all secoundary school leavers from challenging circumstances intending to study a property or construction related degree in New Zealand.

A number of Keystone Study Awards are presented each year. Each Award includes financial assistance of $5,000.00 per annum for a period of three years, and also offers mentoring and networking opportunities across all of our sponsor family. Through being part of the Keystone family, you will gain exposure through work experience opportunities, events and mentoring programmes, and get to know some of the best organisations in the sector.

The 2021 Keystone Trust Study Awards applications are now open, applications close on the 14th of August 2020 at 5pm.

ELIGIBILITY

This Scholarship is open to all secoundary school leavers​ within New Zealand and who meet the specified criteria;

  • New Zealand citizens or permanent residents of New Zealand
  • Financial hardship or circumstantial need
  • Intending to study a property or construction related tertiary qualification, including
    • Bachelor of Architecture
    • Bachelor of Engineering
    • Bachelor of Property
    • Bachelor of Land & Property Management
    • Bachelor of Business Studies (Property)
    • Bachelor of Urban Planning
    • Bachelor of Construction
    • Bachelor of Building Science
    • Bachelor of Landscape Architecture
    • Bachelor of Spatial Design
    • Bachelor of Surveying
    • Bachelor of Law and Property conjoint

Haven’t seen your degree but think you might be eligible? Talk to us at info@keystonetrust.org.nz

Read more about the Study Award

VALUE
The Study Award value of up to $5,000.00 per annum ($2,500 per semester), will be paid for each year in which the award applies and is to be used towards fees, course costs and accommodation as each term commences. The Award is available for a period of three consecutive years, and may only be extended beyond this consecutive three years period if approved by the Trust, on application.

SELECTION PANEL
In considering grants of awards the Trustees will be advised by a selection panel comprising representatives from the Keystone Trust and elected representatives.

Opening date:     2 June 2020

Closing date:       14 August 2020

Application:        By form (either downloaded or electronically submitted via the Keystone Trust website)

APPLICATION PROCEDURE
Applications must be completed by the Applicant on the prescribed form of application, and submitted by 5.00pm on 14 August 2020 to:

Postal address:  Keystone Trust, PO Box 142, Shortland Street, Auckland 1140

Courier address: Level 8, SAP Building, 151 Queen Street, Auckland 1010

Any enquiries should be made to info@keystonetrust.org.nz or call 09 375 7453.

INTERVIEW PROCESS
As part of the selection process, you may be required to attend an interview on 24 or 25 September 2020 at a place in New Zealand to be nominated by the Keystone Trust. 

Following interviews, the selection panel will make a recommendation to the Trustees as to the successful applicant’s), the amount and the terms and conditions of the Student Study Award.

The Trustees will have the sole and unfettered discretion to grant the Student Study Award, and will determine in their discretion the scholarship to be offered to any successful applicant, and the amount and period of each scholarship, and the terms and conditions applying to each Student Study Award.

Terms and Conditions

PURSUANT TO THE PRIVACY ACT 1993 THE FOLLOWING IS BROUGHT TO YOUR ATTENTION:

This Application for the Keystone Trust Student Study Award collects personal information about you.  The information collected to evaluate your application must be completed by the Applicant on the prescribed form of application (either downloaded or electronically submitted via the Keystone Trust website, and submitted to Keystone by the closing date.

The Trustees will have the sole and unfettered discretion to grant the Student Study Award, and will determine in their discretion the Student Study Award to be offered to any successful Applicant, and the amount and period of each Student Study Award, and the Terms and Conditions applying to the Student Study Award.

The intended recipient of the information is Keystone Trust.

The information is being collected and held by Keystone Trust.

The failure to provide this information prior to 14 August 2020, at which time the information you have provided will be used for consideration by the selection panel to nominate the recipient of the 2019 Student Study Award, may result in your application for this Student Study Award being declined.

You do have the rights of access to, and correction of, this information subject to the provisions of the Privacy Act 1993.

CONDITIONS

Successful applicants will be required to accept in writing an offer by the Trustees of the grant of the award upon the following conditions and such other conditions as the Trustees shall consider to be appropriate:

  1. a)  The Recipient must continue to meet the eligibility criteria for the award.
  2. b)  The Recipient must not accept any other bursary, scholarship or financial assistance specifically related to the course without the approval of the Trustees providing this shall not preclude the acceptance of any scholarship or bursary awarded by examination.
  3. c)  The Recipient must make full and continuing disclosure to the Trust of all other sponsors or sources of financial assistance in relation to his or her studies.
  4. d)  The course of study shall not be changed after the award is made without the approval of the Trustees
  5. e)  The Recipient must agree to make available to the Trust results of all tests and examinations which count for year-end results.
  6. f)  The Recipient shall submit written reports on the progress of the course of study at such intervals as the Trustees shall require.
  7. g)  The Recipient must complete his/her course of tuition without interruption. Failure to pass in any year or any decision to defer completion of the course of study or if the course of study is not completed in accordance with the conditions whether in whole or in part, the award shall be forfeited and any amounts advanced shall be refunded upon demand.
  8. h)  All publicity associated with the grant of the award to the Recipient shall be determined by the Trust and the Recipient shall make no announcement in respect of the award without the written approval of the Trust.
  9. i)  Recipient may be required to be present at the Awards Evening of the Trust or to make available appropriate material for presentation.

 

Keystone Study Award Scholarship

Study Award Flyer

Download your student flyer to learn more about Keystone Trust’s Study Award.

C3 Construction Scholarship 2021

C3 Construction is a forward thinking construction business delivering projects across Auckland and the Bay of Plenty. We are a tight team of passionate construction professionals, driving positive change in the industry through innovation and technology. Our connection to Keystone Trust runs deep, company director Tamati Parker was an early recipient of the Keystone Trust Study Award (2003) and is now a Trustee. This scholarship is our way of giving back to Keystone and supporting the industry in a meaningful way, and we love being involved.

The 2021 Keystone C3 Construction Scholarship applications are now open, applications close on the 14th of August 2020 at 5pm.

Read more about the C3 Construction Scholarship

ELIGBILITY

This Scholarship is open to all schools within New Zealand and school leavers that meet the specified criteria.

  • New Zealand citizens or permanent residents of New Zealand
  • Financial hardship or circumstancial need
  • Intending to study a construction related tertiary qualification

SUPPORT
A Keystone ‘buddy’ will be available to assist you with the transition from high school to university.

MENTORING
C3 Construction will appoint a mentor internally.

PASTORAL CARE
The Keystone management team will be there to support you as part of the Keystone family.

FACULTIES

Unitec
School of the Built Environment

Massey University
Dept. of Engineering (Construction Management)

VALUE

The scholarship value of up to $5,000.00 per annum ($2,500 per semester) for three years, will be paid for each year in which the award applies and is to be used towards fees, course costs and accommodation as each semester commences. The scholarship is available for two semesters as determined by the Trustees and C3 Construction.

SELECTION PANEL
In considering grants of Awards, the Trustees will be advised by a selection panel comprising representatives of Trustees and representatives from C3 Construction.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE
Applications must be completed by the Applicant on the prescribed form of application (either downloaded or electronically submitted via the Keystone Trust website), and submitted by 5.00pm, 14 August 2020 to:

Postal address: Keystone Trust, PO Box 142, Shortland Street, Auckland 1140

Courier address: Keystone Trust, SAP Building, Level 8, 151 Queen Street, Auckland 1010

Any enquiries should be made to info@keystonetrust.org.nz or call 09 375 7453.

INTERVIEW PROCESS
The Applicant may be invited to attend an interview with representatives from C3 Construction and the Trust’s selection panel. The selection panel will then make a recommendation to the Trustees as to the successful applicant(s), the amount of the Scholarship and the terms and conditions of the Scholarship.

C3 Construction and the Trustees will have the sole and unfettered discretion to grant the Scholarship and will determine in their discretion the scholarship to be offered to any successful applicant, and the amount and period of each scholarship, and the terms and conditions applying to each scholarship.

 

C3 Construction Scholarship

Kiwi Property Scholarship 2021

New Zealand is on the move. Diverse in cultural heritage and alive with ingenuity, our nation is constantly evolving. So too, is Kiwi Property.  As a Key Sponsorship Partner, we have created a scholarship to support the eduction, promotion and enablement of careers in the property industry for Maori and Pasifika students – with the overarching objective of supporting the increased diversity in the property industry.

As a leading owner of shopping centres and office buildings in New Zealand, we’ve long recognised that ours is not an investment in bricks and mortar alone. It is an enduring investment in people too.

To be the best at what we do, we continually invest time and energy to understand the people who occupy and use our assets. Our shopping centres offer a great retail mix and exceptional social experiences, while our office buildings connect people beyond a simple place of work.

We’re committed to creating exceptional spaces that engage people through great experiences – spaces where New Zealanders can shop, work, connect, live and grow.

The success of Kiwi Property is driven by a team of more than 170 professionals who are guided by our values that promote behaviours such as leadership, excellence, approachability, empathy, trustworthiness and accountability.

The 2021 Keystone Kiwi Property Scholarship applications are now open, applications close on the 14th of August 2020 at 5pm.

Read more about the Kiwi Property Scholarship

ELIGBILITY

  • Student of Maori or Pacific Island descent
  • Strong interest in studying property
  • Demonstrated commitment to the community
  • Academic grades showing potential for success

SUPPORT
A Keystone ‘buddy’ will be available to assist you with the transition from high school to university.

WORK EXPERIENCE
In the final two years of the student’s degree, you will be provided with the opportunity to gain work experience at Kiwi Property (rotating across teams/functions).

MENTORING
Kiwi Property will appoint a mentor internally to make Kiwi Property a familiar space.

PASTORAL CARE
The Keystone management team will be there to support you as part of the Keystone family.

FACULTIES

Auckland University
Bachelor of Property

Lincoln University
Bachelor of Land and Property Management

Massey University
Bachelor of Business
Valuation and Property Management

VALUE
$5,000 per annum towards course-related costs for the length of the degree (maximum of four years).

SELECTION PANEL
In considering grants of Awards, the Trustees will be advised by a selection panel comprising representatives of Trustees and representatives from Kiwi Property.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE
Applications must be completed by the Applicant on the prescribed form of application (either downloaded or electronically submitted via the Keystone Trust website), and submitted by 5.00pm, 14 August 2020 to:

Postal address: Keystone Trust, PO Box 142, Shortland Street, Auckland 1140

Courier address: Keystone Trust, SAP Building, Level 8, 151 Queen Street, Auckland 1010

Any enquiries should be made to info@keystonetrust.org.nz or call 09 375 7453.

INTERVIEW PROCESS
The Applicant may be invited to attend an interview with representatives from Kiwi Property and the Trust’s selection panel. The selection panel will then make a recommendation to the Trustees as to the successful applicant(s), the amount of the Scholarship and the terms and conditions of the Scholarship.

Kiwi Property and the Trustees will have the sole and unfettered discretion to grant the Scholarship and will determine in their discretion the scholarship to be offered to any successful applicant, and the amount and period of each scholarship, and the terms and conditions applying to each scholarship.

 

Kiwi Property Scholarship

Download your student Flyer here to learn more about the Kiwi Property Scholarship.

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