GROWING NEW ZEALAND'S SPACE TALENT POOL: ROCKET LAB SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATIONS NOW OPEN
Applications for Rocket Lab’s 2018 tertiary scholarship are now open, offering New Zealand’s future innovators, scientists and engineers an opportunity to get a head-start in STEM careers.
Now in its second year, the annual Rocket Lab scholarship encourages students from the Māhia Peninsula and wider Wairoa District in Hawke’s Bay, New Zealand, to pursue tertiary study in science, technology and engineering disciplines.
Rocket Lab scholars must have a strong connection to the Māhia and wider Wairoa District, demonstrate an interest in science, technology or engineering and be involved in cultural, community or leadership activities.
The successful scholarship recipient will receive up to $5,000 per year for tertiary fees, for up to four years of study - a total of up to $20,000. The recipient will also receive hands-on mentorship form Rocket Lab.
Applications close 5pm, Tuesday 30 October 2018.