Otago Polytechnic Women in Information Technology Scholarship


The purpose of this scholarship is to recognise that women in New Zealand are under-represented in the Information Technology industry in comparison to the majority of the developed world. Women represent less than 16% of the workforce in technical roles.

This scholarship is intended to assist a female student studying at Otago Polytechnic who shows ability and character to succeed in the field of information technology.

It is open to all full-time female students enrolled in the Bachelor of Information Technology 

This scholarship will contribute $1,000 towards course fees for every year of study in this degree.

Completed application deadline 2021: 

Applications will be open until: Wednesday, 1 September 2021
The winner will be announced by Friday 18 September 2021



Download application form here 


Want more info?

Read about the 2018 scholarship recipient Heather McDonald here.

Email Bronwyn Tuxford for more information about this scholarship.