Keystone Trust C3 Construction

Scholarship Application Form 2025

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 $5,500.00 per annum ($2,750 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 three years 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.

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 online and submitted by 5.00pm, 1 September 2023.

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

Pursuant to the Privacy Act 2020, please review the Privacy Policy which is on our website as it relates to our gathering, holding and using your personal information.
All applications must be received by the date and time stipulated and via the online form.
Successful applicants will be required to accept in writing an offer by the Trustees and C3 Construction of the grant of the scholarship upon the following conditions and any other conditions as the Trustees and C3 Construction shall consider to be appropriate:

  1. a)  The Recipient must continue to meet the eligibility criteria for the Scholarship.
  2. b)  The Recipient must not accept any other bursary, scholarship or financial assistance specifically related to the course in excess of $5000 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 their 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 their 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 maybe requested to 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)  The Recipient may be required to be present at the Trust’s Awards or to make available appropriate material for presentation.

The following guidelines outline the Trustees’ expectations of Recipient of The C3 Construction 2025 Scholarship:

a)  The Trust and C3 Construction expects the Recipient will familiarise themselves with, 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 and C3 Construction 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 and C3 Construction 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 scholarship are expected to act as ambassadors for the Trust and C3 Construction and will be required to attend events organised by the Trust throughout their time as a Keystone scholarship recipent.

C3 Scholarship Form 2025.


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    Please note, you must be a New Zealand citizen or permanent resident to apply for this scholarship.


    If you have any issues uploading the documents please email them to Please upload the following documents in PDF or JPEG format only.
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    We require a written letter, please do not just give names or phone numbers for us to call, as we have many applications. PDF or JPEG only.
  • Max. file size: 24 MB.
    We require a written letter, please do not just give names or phone numbers for us to call, as we have many applications. PDF or JPEG only.
  • Max. file size: 24 MB.
    PDF or JPEG only
  • Max. file size: 24 MB.
    PDF or JPEG only



    The purpose of Keystone Trust is to support and enable students who are affected by financial challenges or difficult circumstances in their tertiary studies with the view to entering the property and construction sectors. To understand your needs, we need to establish your financial position, together with any other information you feel should be considered. Please provide any documentation that would support this section. Any information supplied in this section will remain confidential to the selection panel and may be subject to a verification request by the Trust before any award is made.
  • 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?
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    Max. file size: 24 MB.
    • If all required information is not provided we will not be able to proceed with your application.
    • Please note: As part of the selection process you may be required to attend an interview in October/November 2024 at a place in New Zealand to be nominated by Keystone Trust, or online by Zoom.