Scholarships, internships and career opportunities
The Boston Consulting Group 2012 Undergraduate Scholarship:
BCG is offering two scholarships, each to the value of $15,000, to students currently in their penultimate year.
The two recipients (one male and one female) of the 2012 Scholarship must demonstrate exceptional ability in the following areas – academics, leadership, creativity, teamwork and communication. Business experience is not required, but a curiosity about business is of benefit. Past Scholarship recipients have come from a range of fields including maths, law, commerce, arts, science and medicine.
Applications close: 12:00 noon, Sunday 29 April 2012. Apply online: http://apply.bcg.com/bcgscholarship2012
New Zealand Tobacco Control Research Tūranga Doctoral and Masters Scholarships
Applications close 15 May. See the scholarship page for details
New Zealand Educated PhD Scholarships
Teaching assistant openings (now closed)
The department is looking for markers and tutors for Semester One Mathematics courses.
These positions are in high-demand, and can usually only be offered to students currently enrolled in mathematics courses. Students must have good grades (a GPA of at least 5) and A grades in courses beyond the course they apply to mark or tutor. (For example, markers for 108 need to have an A/A+ grade in MATHS 250 or 253, at a minimum, or equivalent.)
The application process
First-time markers and tutors should include a CV and cover letter with their application form.
Please fill in the Excel application form below and return it to Dr Jamie Sneddon by Friday February 10th. (Do not change the rows and columns in any way). Applications received after this date may not be considered.
The Semester Two call for applications will only be emailed to applicants from Semester One. If you do not wish to apply for first semester work, but would like to remain on the potential Teaching assistants list, please inform Dr Sneddon.
Tutor and marker application (Excel spreadsheet)
For further questions about working as a (graduate) teaching assistant, please email the Tutors and Markers Coordinator, Dr Jamie Sneddon.
Brian Gray Scholarship Programme
Applications open in April 2012. Please see this page
Turing Centenary Research Fellowships and Scholarships
The Turing Centenary Conference in Manchester will see the beginning of the 3-year Turing Centenary Research Project - "Mind, Mechanism and Mathematics", also funded by the John Templeton Foundation.
As part of the Alan Turing Year, proposals are invited for:
Five Turing Research Fellowships for researchers no more than 10 years from the award of a PhD relevant to their proposed research, value 75,000 UK pounds each, and
Three Turing Scholarships for gifted younger researchers of age up to 25 years old, value 45,000 UK pounds each
over the three years. Each Award may be held at a location of the
winner's choice, and may be held as a valuable supplement to other funding.
If you are a University of Auckland student or alumni, check Auckland CareerHub for daily updates.