Postgraduate Scholarships

Tech Futures Lab scholarships provide selected Master's and Postgraduate Certificate candidates with up to 50% off their full tuition fees.


The following scholarships are available:
  • Two scholarships for each programme intake for Māori candidates.

  • Two scholarships for each programme intake for Pacific candidates.

  • Travel scholarships for Master of Technological Futures.

  • Travel scholarships for Postgraduate Certificate for Human Potential in the Digital Economy. 


Applicants must:​
  • Complete the appropriate scholarship application form and declarations. Candidates may apply for more than one scholarship (if eligible), however, may only be granted one depending on the terms and conditions outlined for each scholarship.

  • Please note: Postgraduate Certificate candidates may apply for more than one scholarship (if eligible) but will only be granted one.

Māori & Pacific Scholarship deadlines:
Master of Technological Futures 
- 25 January 2021 for February intake
- 27 May 2021 for June intake
- 30 September 2021 for October intake

Human Potential for the Digital Economy 
- 16 December 2020 for January intake
- 6 April 2021 for May intake
Connected Environments
- 18 February 2021 for March intake
- 5 July 2021 for August intake
Travel Scholarship deadlines:
Master of Technological Futures 
- 19 February 2021 for February intake
- 23 June 2021 for June intake
- 27 October 2021 for October intake

Human Potential for the Digital Economy 
- 12 January 2021 for January intake
- 3 May 2021 for May intake 

Māori Candidate Scholarship

Pacific Candidate Scholarship

Master's Candidate Travel Scholarship

Human Potential Candidate Travel Scholarship

Please note:
  • Any scholarships not taken up in one intake are rolled over to the next intake within that calendar year.

  • Unallocated scholarships in one category cannot be transferred to another category.

  • If more applications are received for a category in any intake than the number of scholarships available, a panel from Tech Futures Lab will decide who will receive the available  scholarships based on the value of any other (non-Tech Futures Lab) scholarships received; evidence of financial hardship/need and the relative strength of the candidate’s application statement regarding alignment of their goals with the Master’s or Postgraduate Certificate programme. All decisions will be final and are not subject to appeal.

  • Scholarships are subject to candidates successfully meeting eligibility criteria for the Master’s or Postgraduate Certificate in addition to the specific criteria for the scholarship.

  • Master's applicants can receive Māori or Pacific Scholarship, Travel Scholarship and Earlybird. HPDE students can receive Māori and Pacific Scholarship, and Earlybird, but not travel scholarship as well. Masters and Human Potential applicants can receive early bird and travel scholarship.

  • Scholarships cannot be held over if an eligible candidate decides to postpone their study to a later intake. Candidates who postpone their study can re-apply for the scholarship when they decide to start their programme. It is not guaranteed that candidates who re-apply will be successful.


Ground Floor
99 Khyber Pass Road

Grafton, Auckland 1023

New Zealand


Stay updated on what we’re thinking about and working on at the Lab

  • Twitter - White Circle
  • Facebook - White Circle
  • LinkedIn - White Circle
  • YouTube - White Circle
  • Instagram - White Circle

Tech Futures Lab is an education facility of The Mind Lab, a NZQA registered Tertiary Education Organisation under the provisions of the Education Act 1989. Candidates who are studying on a programme delivered by Tech Futures Lab are enrolled with The Mind Lab.