Scholarships and Prizes
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Victoria University offers a range of scholarships for postgraduate study.
Scholarships of particular interest to students in the School of Engineering and Computer Science are listed below.
Further information on all scholarships can be found on the Scholarships web page.
Victoria PhD Scholarships and Doctoral ScholarshipsApplication for these scholarships is made as part of the application for admission to the PhD programme.
The same closing dates of 1 March, 1 July and 1 November each year apply.
Victoria Masters Scholarships
These scholarships are for students enrolling in Masters Part 2, by thesis.
Applications close on 1 November.
Value $15,000 per year + domestic fees for 1 year.
Victoria Graduate Scholarships
For students enrolling in Honours, Masters Part 1 or a Postgraduate Diploma.
Applications close on 1 November each year.
Value: domestic fees up to $5,000 per year for 1 year.
Tu Horomata Scholarships
Targeted Māori scholarships for study at Masters or Honours level, for students with strong academic potential.
Applications close on 1 April each year.
Value: Masters by thesis - a stipend of $12,500 for one year only. Consideration may be given to fund Honours or Masters by coursework programmes to a maximum of $5,000.
Datacom Systems Scholarship
For students completing second year in Computer Science continuing study through to third year.
Application unnecessary. Students will be nominated by the school and chosen on a basis of requirements.
A number of prizes are awarded annually to the top performing undergraduate students in the School. There is no applications process for these prizes - the winners are selected by a School committee.
- Addison Wesley Prize in Computer Science Given to the 3 best Undergraduate Students (one for each level, 100, 200 and 300)
- Vickerman Engineering Award For best first year Engineering student
- IET Prize (Institute of Engineering Prize) For best third year Engineering student
- Rotary Club of Wellington Science Prize - Computer Science Student with best overall performance
- Unlimited Potential Prize Supports an outstanding Computer Science student
The Scholarships Database is a complete listing of all scholarships available for Victoria University students.