Thursday, January 18, 2018

Auckland ICT Graduate School Scholarships in New Zealand

Great Scholarship Opportunity for both domestic and International Students to study in New Zealand. The Auckland ICT  scholarships are calling for application forms. The Auckland ICT Graduate School Scholarship was established in 2016 by the Faculty of Computing and
Mathematical Sciences to enable students from the Bay of Plenty to attend the taught components (120 points) of the 180-point Master of Information Technology (MInfoTech) degree in Hamilton. Up to 5 Scholarships of $5,000 will be awarded in 2016.

1. Eligibility
1.1. To be eligible, applicants must:
1.1.1. qualify for the 180-point MInfoTech degree;
1.1.2. reside in the Bay of Plenty at the time of application; and
1.1.3. be intending to enrol full-time in the taught components (120 points) of the 180-point
MInfoTech degree in Hamilton in the year of tenure.
1.2. This Scholarship is open to both domestic and international students, although priority will be givento domestic students.
2. Scholarship Value
2.1. The Scholarship has a value of $5,000 and will be paid (in the form of a cheque) to the successful
applicant in two equal instalments of $2,500.
2.1.1. The first instalment will be paid to the recipient after the withdrawal date for A Semester
and upon confirmation of the recipient’s enrolment in the first 60 points of taught
components for the 180-point MInfoTech degree.
2.1.2. The second instalment will be paid to the recipient after the withdrawal date for B
Semester and upon confirmation of the recipient’s enrolment in the remaining 60 points of
taught components for the 180-point MInfoTech degree.
2.2. The purpose of the Scholarship is to help support the recipient’s study while in Hamilton and it is
therefore expected that the funds will be used towards accommodation expenses. However, the
Scholarship may also be used to assist with other associated costs, e.g. travel expenses.
3.  Application
3.1. Applications for the Scholarship will remain open until a maximum of 5 Scholarships have been
awarded for 2018.
4. Selection Criteria
4.1. The Scholarship will be awarded on academic merit. Grade Point Average (GPA) calculations will be based on the applicant’s most recent two years (240 points) of full-time tertiary study, or equivalent.

5. Selection Panel
5.1. The Selection Panel will comprise of the Dean of FCMS, one MInfoTech advisor (as nominated by the Dean), and the Faculty’s representative on the University’s Scholarships Committee (or their
nominees).
5.2. The Selection Panel may refrain from making a decision if it finds no applicants of sufficient merit.
5.3. The Selection Panel’s decisions are final and no further correspondence will be entered into
following the selection meeting.
6. Awarding
6.1. The tenure of the Scholarship is one year.
6.2. If an applicant does not accept the offer of a Scholarship by the required date, the offer may lapse.
7. Other Conditions
7.1. The Scholarship may be held together with any other scholarship or award, unless the regulations ofthe other funding preclude this.
7.2. The Scholarships Committee may terminate a Scholarship at any time, and recoup any funds
awarded, if it is satisfied that the recipient is not following the approved programme or is not
otherwise complying with the regulations governing the Scholarship and/or the University of Waikato. The recipient of a Scholarship shall have the right to appeal to the Education Committee against any decision to terminate the award.
7.3. In accepting the Scholarship, the recipient agrees to participate in any reasonable publicity
concerning the Scholarship arranged by the University of Waikato.

How to apply
The mode of application is online .

Apply Online now


Closing date:
There is no set closing date.
It is strongly recommended that applications are submitted at least six weeks prior to the start of the applicants programme of study.

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