Scholarship detail

Wellington ICT Graduate School Maori and Pasifika Scholarship


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Tenure of award:

Tuition fees will be paid directly to the tertiary organisation delivering the programme.  A stipend for living costs will be paid monthly through the Scholarships Office.

Closing dates for applications:

22 March 2019

Number of awards offered:

Up to two scholarships for Maori and Pasifika students. At least one must go to a Pasifika student.

History or background of award

The Wellington ICT Graduate School (WICTGS) has established two full tuition scholarships for Māori and Pasifika students studying any one of the School’s taught Master’s programmes or Postgraduate Diploma ICT offered through our partners Victoria University of Wellington, Whitireia and WelTec in 2019.  The successful recipient will also receive a stipend to reduce the barriers to study. Preference will be given to those experiencing financial hardship.

Purpose of award

The School offers four postgraduate degrees through Victoria University - Master of Software Development, Master of Professional Business Analysis, Master of User Experience Design, Master of Design Technology and two postgraduate programmes through Whitireia – Master of Information Technology and Postgraduate Diploma ICT.

Selection criteria

- Applicants must have an undergraduate degree
- Applicants must be enrolled and accepted by the Tertiary provider into one of the School’s programmes starting in March  or July 2019
- Applicants must be of Maori or Pasifika background
- Must provide proof of ethnicity, iwi, whakapapa

How do students apply?

Apply online

Additional information

Each scholarship is valued up to $24,000 to cover tuition fees, plus up to $5,000 stipend. Internship may also be offered to scholarship recipient and organised directly with ANZ (Wellington) in 2020.

Decision makers

Director of the Wellington ICT Graduate School, a Senior Leader ANZ, a representative from the VC Pasifika Office and a representative from the DVC Maori Office.

What conditions are attached to acceptance of this award?

Scholarships are conditional on acceptance and enrolment into the programme.  Successful applicants must agree to acting as a Student Role Model for Maori and Pasifika Students, and provide a student profile for the School’s marketing and website.

For guidelines, application forms and more information about this award contact:

Position: The Scholarships Office
Organisation: Victoria University of Wellington
Address: PO Box 600 Wellington 6140 New Zealand
Phone: +64 4 463 5557