Tertiary scholarship for women studying science, technology, engineering or mathematics
GCSB Scholarship application information
The value of this award is $10,000, which can be spread over three years depending on your study plans. Note, no more than $5,000 will be allocated in any one year.
Open to female second year tertiary students and above (including Honours and Masters students) intending to take a full-time course of study in science, technology, computer engineering, mathematics, data science and cyber security at any New Zealand tertiary institution.
To be eligible for GCSB Tertiary Scholarship, applicants must be:
- Female students over the age of 18 years.
- Have been a New Zealand citizen for at least 10 years or hold New Zealand Permanent Residence or hold a current New Zealand Residency Class Visa and have been a citizen of United Kingdom, Canada, United States of America or Australia for at least 10 years.
- Have enrolled, or been accepted to enrol, in a full time degree majoring in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) at an approved NZQA accredited tertiary provider in New Zealand for the next academic year.
- Be eligible to obtain and keep a national security clearance.
How will application be assessed?
- Academic achievement & excellence
- Honours and awards
- Life and work experience
- Proven leadership qualities and/or experience
- Career aspirations
The successful candidate will be selected by a panel consisting of the Director of GCSB, a representative from People and Capability, representatives from the relevant areas of GCSB and an academic who specialises in STEM subjects.
The successful scholarship winner will be notified by 31 October 2017.
How to apply
Email - email@example.com for a full application form, or see here to download the full online PDF application form. When using the full online PDF application form, please ensure you use Adobe Acrobat.
Phone the GCSB Learning and Development, People and Capability Team on Phone 04 472 6881.
Closing date for application is 1 October 2017.
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