Scholarships

2019 APPLICATIONS ARE NOW CLOSED

Opening up access to education: Rocket Lab tertiary scholarship 

Rocket Lab’s annual  tertiary scholarship offers New Zealand’s future innovators, scientists and engineers an opportunity to get a head-start in STEM careers.

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.

One outstanding undergraduate student 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 from Rocket Lab.

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.

IMPORTANT DATES

  • Applications open in Term 3 each year.
  • Scholars selected towards the beginning of Term 4 each year.