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The seven Key Scholarships are offered to students currently studying at tertiary level.

An invaluable part of these scholarships is the industry connectivity that allows you to grow from the experience of being directly supported and mentored by your Key Scholarship Partner company. 

Each of these scholarships has their own criteria, please see below for information on our 2017 Key Scholarships.

2017 Scholarships are now CLOSED. 2018 Scholarship applications will open June 2017.


The Keystone Fletcher Construction Property Scholarship 2017

The Fletcher Construction Company is a market leader throughout New Zealand and the South Pacific across all sectors of the construction industry. For more than a century it has delivered large and challenging commercial and institutional buildings and has been an active property developer for much of that time. Owned by Fletcher Building Ltd, the largest company listed on the NZX, Fletcher offers clients experienced people, proven systems, extensive networks and unrivalled backing.

The Recipient must use the award for study directly associated with the property industry in New Zealand. The qualification sought should fall within a recognised major discipline such as; engineering, quantity surveying, or construction management. It is applicable to applicants who have successfully completed some years of course work.

The scholarship value of up to $5,000.00 per annum (as determined by the Trustees), will be paid for each year in which the award applies toward fees and course costs and for accommodation as each term commences. The scholarship is available for up to two consecutive years as determined by the Trustees and Fletcher Construction Company Ltd.

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The Keystone Bayleys Property Scholarship 2017

One scholarship will be awarded annually, for a period of one year, and will be to the value of up to $5,000. Scholars awarded the scholarship in year 2 of their qualification may be awarded the scholarship for both years 2 and 3.

The Scholarship will be awarded upon the recommendation of a selection committee. The basis of selection will be academic merit as determined by Year 1 Bachelor of Property or Bachelor of Property conjoint results, as well as an obvious contribution to the local community.

Applications for this scholarship are only available online through the University of Auckland website (Scholarships).


The Keystone Barnes Beagley Doherr Quantity Surveying Scholarship 2017

Barnes Beagley Doherr Ltd is a consulting Quantity Surveying company that was established in 2013 by three former Directors of Davis Langdon, who have between them over 90 years of Construction Industry experience. We are a proudly independent New Zealand-owned company providing Cost Management services to the property and construction industry. While we are a young company, we are already well advanced in fulfilling our vision: to be regarded as the pre-eminent expert and consultancy of choice in all market sectors, delivering exceptional Client solutions. Our pursuit of that goal is underpinned by the direct involvement of our Directors on our projects and a strong personal commitment to our Clients and their needs.

The Recipient must use the award for study directly associated with the property industry in New Zealand. The qualification sought should fall within a recognised major discipline of quantity surveying. It is applicable to applicants who have successfully completed one year of course work.

The scholarship value of up to $5,000.00 per annum (as determined by the Trustees), will be paid for each year in which the award applies toward fees and course costs and for accommodation as each term commences. The scholarship is available for up to two consecutive years as determined by the Trustees and Barnes Beagley Doherr.

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The Keystone Leighs Construction Property Scholarship 2017

Leighs Construction is a multi-million dollar, industry leading construction company, with branches in both Christchurch and Auckland.  

Leighs is passionate about supporting the next generation of industry leaders. Leighs is committed to mentoring and standing by those who join the construction industry, as the industry faces a new era of challenges, innovations and opportunities. 

The Recipient must use the award for study directly associated with the property industry in New Zealand. The qualification sought should fall within a recognised major discipline such as; architecture, engineering, valuation, quantity surveying, property management, construction management or urban planning. It is applicable to applicants who are undertaking a property and construction related qualification.

The Scholarship value of up to $5000 per annum (as determined by the Trustees) will be paid for each year in which the award applies toward fees and course costs and for accommodation as each term commences. The scholarship is available for two semesters as determined by the Trustees and Leighs Construction.

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The Keystone Xigo Property Scholarship 2017

Xigo is a specialist independent project management consultancy with a difference.  It’s all about our clients and what is “Best for Project”.

Providing ongoing learning and challenge is a core value of Xigo who believe it is also a major factor in having a healthy property industry, one that can continue to attract and retain talented and motivated people. A healthy property industry then contributes to the economic and social well being of society at large.

The Recipient must use the award for study directly associated with the property industry in New Zealand. The qualification sought should fall within a recognised major discipline such as;  architecture, engineering, valuation, quantity surveying, property management, construction management or urban planning.  It is applicable to applicants who have successfully completed at least one year of course work.

The Scholarship value of up to $5000 per annum ($2,500 per semester) (as determined by the Trustees) will be paid for each year in which the award applies toward fees and course costs and for accommodation as each term commences. The scholarship is available for three semesters as determined by the Trustees and Xigo.

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The Keystone Russell Group Alf Russell Property & Construction Scholarship 2017

The Russell Group is a family owned and run group of companies that provide services and products across all sectors of the property and construction industry.

The scholarship has been established to recognise the life and contribution of Russell Group founder Alf Russell, who died in 2011, having dedicated more than 50 years to the construction industry.

The Recipient must use the award for study directly associated with the property industry in New Zealand. The qualification sought should fall within a recognised major discipline such as;  architecture, engineering, valuation, quantity surveying, property management, construction management or urban planning. It is applicable to applicants who are undertaking a property and construction related qualification.

The Scholarship value of up to $5000 per annum ($2,500 per semester) (as determined by the Trustees) will be paid for each year in which the award applies toward fees and course costs and for accommodation as each term commences. The scholarship is available for three semesters as determined by the Trustees and Russell Group.

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The Keystone Ebert Construction Scholarship 2017

Established in 1999, Ebert Construction Limited is an award-winning professional construction company.  We operate nationwide, providing specialist design and build services to a range of industry sectors, including commercial, community, industrial, logistics and process.Requirements for recipients

The Recipient must use the award for study directly associated with the construction industry in New Zealand. The qualification sought should fall within a recognised major discipline such as engineering, quantity surveying, or construction management. It is applicable to applicants who have successfully completed one year of course work.

The scholarship value of up to $5,000.00 per annum (as determined by the Trustees) will be paid for each year in which the award applies toward fees and course costs and for accommodation as each term commences. The scholarship is available for up to two consecutive years as determined by the Trustees and Ebert Construction.

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