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Published: 2016-08-24 00:00:00

There’s another great opportunity coming up for students from the Waihou-Piako rivers zone to get a tertiary studies scholarship worth up to $6000.

Waikato Regional Council’s Roger Harris Scholarship for 2017 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.

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

Applications, which close on 9 December 2016, should be sent to:

The Chief Executive Officer

Waikato Regional Council

Private Bag 3038

Waikato Mail Centre

(Envelopes should be marked Roger Harris Scholarship Application)

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