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Student research scholarship

The New Zealand Timber Design Society (TDS) is happy to offer two research scholarships for students actively involved with timber engineering and research. Successful recipient(s) will receive financial assistance ($3,000.00 each) to undertake research in any field related to timber design in any New Zealand tertiary institution. A condition is that, at the end of the term, the recipient shall produce a publication relating to the research undertaken, suitable for publishing in the Society’s journal.


All senior undergraduate and post-graduate students with research projects relating to timber design from any New Zealand tertiary institution are welcome to submit an application. Scholarships will be awarded only if both the student and the subject of study are deemed to be of sufficient merit.



The following documents are required for the application:

  1. A 2-page summary CV.

  2. Statement of purpose: about a page describing the interest in the funding and why you think you would be the best candidate to receive the scholarship.

  3. Motivation: about a page describing the potential impact of the grant on your career in relation to timber engineering research.

Applicants must send their applications via email to


The deadline for submission is 1 February 2022. A new round of Student research scholarships will be announced in the next few months.

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