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IBM Postgraduate Industry Scholarship

IBM, in association with Unitec have generously provided Unitec students with opportunites for a scholarship at postgraduate level industry related research.

Award value: $3,400 Number available: 5
Provider: IBM, administered by Unitec
Contact: Hamza Qazi:


Applicants may study full-time or part-time but as a minimum must:

  • be enrolled in any eligible Unitec Masters programme and are in the beginning or formative stages of the research project;
  • have committed themselves to completing a research thesis of at least 90 credits;
  • normally have a minimum B- GPA or better in all previous study at Level 7 or above. 
  • has approval from the leader of the Masters programme assuring the quality of the research
  • have an industry partner for the research
  • have an applied research topic with a demonstrable benefit to NZ
  • have two or more Unitec staff working collaboratively on the project, who could be supervisors

International students are not eligible to apply.

Full-time Unitec staff are not eligible to apply.

​Please read the Postgraduate Industry Scholarship Guidelines for more details.


Applicants are required to complete the 2019 Postgraduate Scholarships Application Form. Applications must be sent to

Applications close 5:00pm ​Friday 21 June 2019