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Published: 2017-10-06 16:00:00

Another great opportunity is being offered for students hailing from the Waihou-Piako rivers zone to get a tertiary studies scholarship worth up to $6000.

Waikato Regional Council’s Roger Harris Scholarship for 2018 is available to those intending to study or already studying civil engineering or resource management, with a particular focus on river and catchment management.

The scholarship is dedicated to helping students whose families live in the council’s Waihou-Piako rating zone, which stretches from south of Putaruru to north of Thames in a band that takes in a range of districts. (Full details of the area covered are available from the council.)

Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae including qualifications, copies of any NCEA and university results, extracurricular activities and other information that demonstrates skills and attributes.

Applications, which close on 8 December 2017, should be sent to:

Roger Harris Scholarship application
Chief Executive Office
Waikato Regional Council
Private Bag 3038
Waikato Mail Centre
Hamilton 3240

For more information, contact Karen Botting on 07 862 8376 or 0800 800 401, or email There are also details at