IBM Kickstarter Scholarships

We're offering 20 scholarships of $3,000 each to new students in the Bachelor of Computing Systems in 2017.

Award value: $3,000 Number available: 20
Provider: Unitec Institute of Technology
Contact: IBM Scholarship Team -

To help you kickstart your IT career we're offering up to 20 IBM Kickstarter Scholarships in 2017.

These scholarships are worth $3000 each and will be awarded to first-year students who enrol in the Bachelor of Computing Systems in 2017. 

Our partnership with IBM has never been stronger and has real benefits for students in the Bachelor of Computing Systems:

  • You'll be taught by IBM staff lecturing on the programme
  • You'll be involved in real industry-based projects
  • You can choose from courses developed in collaboration with IBM including Advanced Mobile Programming, Agile and Lean Software Delivery, and Cloud Application Design and Development.

How to apply

Application is a two step process:

1. You'll need to apply online to study the Bachelor of Computing Systems (BCS) full-time in 2017.

Apply online for the BCS

2. You'll also need to apply online for the IBM Kickstarter Scholarships. In your application you'll have to submit up to 150 words about your career aspirations, and 150 words to describe the most difficult thing you have done in the field of computer science.

Apply online for the IBM Kickstarter Scholarship