If you are currently a New Zealand secondary school student and you have consistently achieved high marks throughout your education, then you should definitely consider applying for a Media Design School Academic Excellence Scholarship.
Media Design School’s Academic Excellence Scholarships give four students with exceptional academic potential in digital design $2,000 to put towards their first year of undergraduate degree-level tuition fees with Asia Pacific’s No.1 digital design school.
To be eligible to apply for an Academic Excellence Scholarship, you must:
- Have finished Year 12 and be in the process of completing Year 13 at a New Zealand school;
- Apply for the first year of the Bachelor of Creative Technologies (Game Art); Bachelor of Software Engineering (Game Programming); Bachelor of Media Design (February 2018 only); or the Bachelor of Art and Design. Please note that one Media Design School Academic Excellence Scholarship will be awarded for each of these qualifications.
- Demonstrate the potential for academic excellence at degree-level by providing your Academic Transcript;
- If you are applying for the Bachelor of Creative Technologies, Bachelor of Media Design, or the Bachelor of Art and Design you will need to supply a portfolio demonstrating your artistic ability.
How do I apply?
To be eligible for this scholarship, you will need to explicitly state that you are applying for this scholarship in your Letter of Intent, which is part of your official Media Design School application.
It would be beneficial for you to highlight any notable academic achievements in digital design (or a related field) in your Letter or Intent.
All applications to study with Media Design School for July 2017 must be in by 30 June 2017. Scholarship results will be announced by the week of 3 July 2018.
We encourage all applications to study with Media Design School for February 2018 to be in by 3 November 2017. Scholarship results will be announced by the week of 29 January 2018.
Applicants must be New Zealand Citizens or Permanent Residents.
There is one (1) Media Design School Academic Excellence Scholarship to be awarded for each of the undergraduate degree level programmes for each academic intake (July 2017 and February 2018). The Scholarship Recipients will be determined on the merits of the student’s portfolio and their demonstrated academic excellence.
The submissions will be judged by Media Design School’s Academic and Admissions Panel, which will consist of representatives from the degree that the student is applying for as well as members from the Admissions department. The Academic and Admissions Panel’s determination of the scholarship recipients will be final and no correspondence will be entered into.