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SHIFT Scholarships up to $5000 - Apply before 3 July 2020!

Monday June 8, 2020

With the world changing so quickly,  and the tech sector poised to play a major part in NZ's economic regeneration, SIGNAL is excited to confirm a major boost to our scholarship offerings for SHIFT part-time and full-time students commencing in July 2020, based in Christchurch and Dunedin.  

SHIFT Scholarships include: 

Up to $5,000 for full-time applicants and up to $2,500 for part-time, enrolled in the July 2020 SHIFT programme.

Diversity Scholarships

SIGNAL aims to help the tech industry by fostering a more diverse tech-talent pool. We are delighted to announce an increased scholarship offering for Māori and Pasifika students, women and minority groups, and those who may have unique circumstances. 

Career Changer Scholarships

SHIFT is designed to help degree-holders from ANY discipline move to a career in tech. If you're considering a change in career in 2020, we want to support your journey into tech by offering a Career Changer scholarship. 

Applicants for all scholarships must be enrolled in the SHIFT programme, commencing in July 2020. Students who are studying part-time are also encouraged to apply. 

Christchurch February 2019 SHIFT Cohort

How do I apply?

The application process is very simple and completed online.

Please visit our SHIFT scholarship application page. You will be required to upload a copy of your academic transcript so make sure you have an electronic copy - a scan, image file such as a jpeg photo, or pdf are all acceptable formats.

You'll also be asked to complete one short answer statement. "Please describe why you wish to study on the SHIFT programme."

You have a maximum of 300 words to complete your answer. Be concise, and include a range of reasons why you have chosen to enrol, and what benefits might arise from your involvement in the programme to you personally, and your wider circle of influence.

It is recommended that applicants read the SHIFT scholarship regulations before applying.

Once you have applied for enrolment, and our team will respond as soon as possible.

The closing date for applications for the full-time and part-time July 2020 cohort is 3 July, 2020

For any questions or queries about the scholarship process, please read through the SHIFT scholarship regulations and don't hesitate to get in touch.

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