Please read the T&C’s below and then either complete the online application form.




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 circumstantial need
  • Intending to study a construction related tertiary qualification

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.

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

C3 Construction will appoint a mentor internally.

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


School of the Built Environment

Massey University
Dept. of Engineering (Construction Management)

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

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 or call 09 375 7453.

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.

Terms and Conditions


This Application for the C3 Construction Scholarship 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 and C3 Constructionwill have the sole and unfettered discretion to grant the C3 Construction Scholarship, and will determine in their discretion the C3 Construction Scholarship to be offered to any successful Applicant, and the amount and period of each Student C3 Construction Scholarship, and the Terms and Conditions applying to the C3 Construction Scholarship.

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 2021 C3 Construction Scholarship, may result in your application for this C3 Construction Scholarship being declined.

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


Successful applicants will be required to accept in writing an offer by the Trustees and C3 Construction of the grant of the award upon the following conditions and such other conditions as the Trustees shall consider to be appropriate:

a)  The Recipient must continue to meet the eligibility criteria for the award.

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.

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.

d)  The course of study shall not be changed after the award is made without the approval of the Trustees

e)  The Recipient must agree to make available to the Trust results of all tests and examinations which count for year-end results.

f)  The Recipient shall submit written reports on the progress of the course of study at such intervals as the Trustees shall require.

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.

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.

i)  Recipient may be required to be present at the Awards Evening of the Trust or to make available appropriate material for presentation.


The following guidelines outline the Trustees’ expectations of Recipients of 2021 C3 Construction Scholarship:

a)  The Trust expects the Recipient will familiarise and have a good understanding of both the history and the objectives of the Trust to enable promotion of the Trust to others as called upon either in an official or unofficial capacity.

b)  The Recipient is to provide to the Trust upon request a short report of results and general progress by the Recipient in his or her course of study at the end of each semester.

c) The Recipient is to provide to the Trust at the end the Recipient’s course of study in each year:

  • a comprehensive summary of the Recipient’s results.
  • a personal review by the Recipient of the year, commenting on the highs and lows and any changes the Recipient is intending to implement in the next academic year (unless last year).
  • a summary of the Recipient’s goals and plans for the next year, both academic and personal (unless last year).

d)  Recipients of the C3 Construction Scholarship are expected to act as ambassadors for the Trust and will be required to attend events organised by the Keystone Trust throughout their time as a Keystone Student.

Keystone Trust C3 Construction Scholarship Application Form 2021


  • Date Format: MM slash DD slash YYYY




  • eg. Organised, fun , communication skills, determined, resilient, passion, commitment, perseverance

    The purpose of Keystone Trust is to support and enable students who are affected by financial need or adverse circumstances, to take up tertiary studies with the view of entering the property and construction sector. In order to understand applicant needs, we need to establish the financial position of the applicant and their parent's/caregiver(s) circumstances, together with any other information that you feel should be considered. Any information supplied in this question will remain confidential to the selection process and may be subject to a verification request by the Trust before any award is made. Please include approximate income of parents, number of siblings at home, housing situation (rent, mortgage, own outright, any investment properties). Please provide any documentation that would support this section.
  • Course FeesAccommodationCourse related costs eg.text books, materials etc.TravelOther 
  • Required information: Income of first parent/guardian. Income of second parent/guardian. What is their occupation? Who is their employer?

    Please upload the following documents:
  • We require a written letter, please do not just give names or phone numbers for us to call, as we have many applications.
  • We require a written letter, please do not just give names or phone numbers for us to call, as we have many applications.
  • Drop files here or
  • If all required information is not provided we will not be able to proceed
  • Please note: As part of the selection process you may be required to attend an interview on the 24th or 25th of September 2020 at a place in New Zealand to be nominated by the Keystone Trust.