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Be female students over the age of 18 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; and be in your study year of study or above and enrolled for at least one more academic year
1st Jun 2020 12:00am
1st Oct 2020 11:00pm
GCSB Tertiary Scholarship for women studying science, technology, engineering and mathematics
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.
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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, and be in your second year of study or above.
- Be eligible to obtain and keep a national security clearance.
Number of scholarships
Up to three scholarships may be awarded of which one will be dedicated to a Maori/Pacifica candidate.
How will applications be assessed?
- Academic achievement and excellent
- Honours and awards
- Life and work experience
- Proven leadership qualities and/or experience
- Career aspirations
- Voluntary work (including coaching and mentoring)
- Decision makers
The successful candidate will be selected by a panel consisting of the Director-General of the GCSB, a representative from People and Capability, representatives from the relevant areas of GCSB and an academic who specialises in STEM subjects.
Applications open on 1 June and close on 1 October.
The successful scholarship winner will be notified by 31 October.
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Applications close date 11pm 1 October.