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Department of
Computer Science
Tari Rorohiko

Computing and Mathematical Sciences

Computer Science Undergraduate Scholarship

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The Computer Science Department at the University of Waikato has run its annual scholarship examination since 1995. Each year, up to 10 scholarships have been given to the best performing students. The scholarship may be held concurrently with other scholarships (provided the rules of those scholarships allow it).

Over the last 10 years scholarships have been awarded to students from:

Two of the students awarded the Computer Science Undergraduate Scholarships for 2012 were Ryan Smith from Tauranga Boys’ College and Caitlin St Pierre from St John’s College in Hamilton.

 

Benefits of Completing the Examination

Benefits of completing the examination are:

How the Examination is Run

The examination is normally offered through the student’s school. There are two ways a school can participate:

School are posted information about the Computer Science Scholarship Examination and application forms each year. If your school has not received an information pack or you have any questions, please contact Bill Rogers at cs@waikato.ac.nz or on 07-838-4021.

In 2014 the Written Examination will be held on Friday 17 October and the Practical Examination will be on Saturday, 18 October 2014. If possible, we like to know who will be taking part by the end of July, although it is usually possible to take late entries. Where feasible, we arrange visits to our department for participants.

Below are some links to sample examinations.

Sample examination: