Electric Kiwi-AUT Women in STEM Scholarship

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What does the scholarship get me?

Tuition Fees (domestic equivalent)

Closing dates for applications

Next: 30 January 2022

Length of award

One year of full-time study.

Number of awards offered

One

Selection criteria

Applicants for these scholarships must:
1. Be a New Zealand citizen or permanent resident.
2. Be a female student registered in ARION.
3. Be a current AUT student enrolling full-time at the application closing date in the second or subsequent year of a bachelor’s degree programme delivered within the Faculty of Design and Creative Technologies that is STEM/technology related.
4. Have demonstrated satisfactory academic achievement in their tertiary study up to the time of application.

What conditions are attached to acceptance of this award?

The award of this scholarship is conditional on the student enrolling in the second or subsequent year of a bachelor’s degree programme delivered within the Faculty of Design and Creative Technologies that is STEM/technology related.  The recipient will enrol in no less than 120pts during the year of tenure of the scholarship.
 

How do students apply?

Applications will open in November. Applicants must complete the application online through the AUT Scholarships Database and will be required to upload:
1) A one-page (up to 600 words) personal statement outlining the applicant’s academic goals and career aspirations. Applicants must state why they believe they merit the scholarship. Include your experience as a woman in STEM, and if you have been involved in the Women in STEM community or how you've supported other women in STEM.
2)  A copy of the applicant’s transcript will be added to the application by the Scholarships Office once semester 2 grades have been finalized.
 
Regulations
Application Form

How and when do students learn of the decision?

Applicants will be notified of the outcome by the University Scholarships Office as soon as possible after selection has been completed.

Decision makers

The recipient will be selected by a scholarship selection panel comprising representatives from Electric Kiwi and AUT Faculty of Design and Creative Technologies.  The decision of the scholarship selection panel is final.  If the panel is of opinion that there is no applicant of sufficient merit, the scholarship will not be awarded.

History or background of award

Given the strategic importance of STEM fields for New Zealand’s future, ensuring females have equitable access to education and careers in these sectors is vital.  Electric Kiwi is proud to support AUT in bridging the gap between study and employment, connecting STEM students with female role models, engaging them in workshops and talks, and offering financial support that helps to prepare and develop female tertiary students for the careers of the twenty-first century.

Additional information

The award of this scholarship is conditional on the student enrolling in the second or subsequent year of a bachelor’s degree programme delivered within the Faculty of Design and Creative Technologies that is STEM/technology related.  The recipient will enrol in no less than 120pts during the year of tenure of the scholarship.

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

Auckland University of Technology
+64 9 921 9837
http://www.aut.ac.nz/scholarships
scholars@aut.ac.nz

Disclaimer

Every effort has been made to ensure the above information is current and correct. However, applicants should contact the appropriate administering body before making an application, as details do change frequently. The administrator of this record last updated this information in November 2021.