Tiger Brokers New Zealand is proud to announce a $25,000 University of Auckland scholarship aimed at enhancing the local investment and fintech sectors.
The focus of the Tiger Brokers FinTech Masters Scholarship is to encourage and support a student to undertake a Master of Business Analytics specialising in FinTech at Waipapa Taumata Rau University of Auckland.
Tiger Brokers NZ Chief Executive, Greg Boland, says it is committed to growing the local fintech industry and the scholarship is key to helping to ensure New Zealand has a pipeline of expert analysts at the forefront of the sector.
“The investment app market continues to grow and with advancements in technology the investment sector as a whole continues to evolve so it is key to have people coming through with expertise to ensure New Zealand continues to be a leader in the fintech space.”
The scholarship is open to domestic and international students enrolled in the Master of Business Analytics in FinTech.
Professor Henk Berkman, Head of Department of Finance, says: “There is a growing need in the New Zealand capital markets for people with IT skills and Finance knowledge. The new Master of Business Analytics in FinTech caters for this need and we are very pleased with the support from Tiger Brokers NZ in the form of this substantial scholarship.”
The scholarship provides up to $25,000 as a contribution towards tuition fees for the completion of a student’s programme. The scholarship is available annually with applications opening on 7 December. For more details visit the scholarship page here: https://bit.ly/3BDCa6l
Mr Boland says Tiger Trade brings together information, discussion and next-generation technology.
“The company is undergoing significant growth in New Zealand, and we aim to strengthen our footprint in the coming years and the ongoing commitment to initiatives like the scholarship for University of Auckland students is a key part of developing local IT talent.”
ABOUT THE SCHOLARSHIP
Applicable study: Master of Business Analytics in FinTech
Applications open: 7 December 2022
Applications close: 18 January 2023
Tenure: Duration of programme
For: Tuition fees
Number on offer: One
Offer rate: Annually
Value: Up to $25,000 paid as a contribution towards compulsory tuition fees