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Student research scholarship

The New Zealand Timber Design Society (TDS) is happy to offer one research scholarship for students actively involved with timber engineering and research. Successful recipient(s) will receive financial assistance ($4,000) 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 one page summary CV

  2. Description of Research: on less than one page, provide a summary of the proposed research and how the project promotes timber in design

  3. Motivation: on less than one page, describe the potential impact of the grant on your career in relation to timber design


Applicants must send their applications via email

to The deadline for submission is 29 February 2024. Applications will be assessed as received. Applicants will be notified about the outcome within 14 days from the deadline.

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