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Smartrak Software Development Scholarship

Provided by: Smartrak

Provided by: Smartrak

Value: $4,000

Tenure: One year

The Smartrak Software Development Scholarship was established to encourage and support a high achieving student who is majoring in Software Development continue their studies at the University of Waikato. Students should be enrolled in their second to last year in a Bachelor of Engineering, or Bachelor of Computing and Mathematical Science. 

Smartrak is involved with the development of GPS tracking devices, mapping and reporting devices. The company created tailored solutions to assist businesses to optimize mobile asset utilization, providing customers with real-time information to optimize operations and ultimately reduce the customer's carbon footprint.

Successful candidates will be chosen based on academic merit - applicants must have achieved at least and A- grade average throughout their prior tertiary study. Applicants must also be New Zealand citizens or permanent residents only. 

In addition to the financial award, Smartrak will also offer the student work experience or a part-time work opportunity within the industry, which the successful candidate will be expected to accept. Placement will most likely be within the Waikato area.