Site Safe Scholarships

Each year Site Safe and Unitec support health and safety leaders of tomorrow, providing scholarships to complete the Certificate in Construction Site Safety.

Applications For The 2017 Year Are Now Closed

Applying for a scholarship is a great way to jump start your career and achieve your leadership goals in the Construction industry. Ask your employer to nominate you and enjoy the benefits of complimentary training and quality mentorship. Then celebrate your graduation with the rest of the industry at the Site Safe Awards and Evening of Celebration.

Scholarships are open to employees from both Site Safe member and non-member companies.

Completed application forms should be sent to

About the Scholarship

The scholarship includes:

  • Complimentary training from any of our Site Safe's courses up to the achievement of the Certificate in Construction Site Safety. Training must be completed over a 6/12 month period.
  • A dedicated mentor who will provide full support in completing training and assignment work.
  • A complimentary ticket to Site Safe's Awards and Evening of Celebration where you'll graduate and be a part of the awards evening with the rest of industry, and if you are based outside of Auckland, we'll arrange complimentary return flights and accommodation.

There are five categories for entry:

  • Under 25 years of age (any ethnicity)
  • Open category (any age or ethnicity)
  • Maori of any age
  • Pasifika of any age
  • Woman working in construction (any age or ethnicity)

Who Can Get a Scholarship

You can be nominated by your employer if you:

  • Are a New Zealand Citizen or a New Zealand Permanent Resident
  • Are over the age of 16
  • Are of Maori or Pasifika decent (if applying under the Maori or Pasifika category)
  • Are under 25 years of age* (if applying under the under 25 years of age category)
  • Are a woman working in construction (if applying under the Women in Construction category)