Iscar Plus Rising Stars Scholarships

New Zealand is a small country jam-packed with talent, and Iscar Plus is looking to support this talent by offering $1500, $3000, and $5000 scholarships to our Rising Stars.
This is a new initiative by Iscar Plus that we will be offering every year.
We’re looking for demonstrations of exceptional talent that have potential to compete on a global scale. It could be in athletics, arts, academics…you name it!

Scholarship Requirements

  • Applicants must be aged between 8 and 18 years.
  • Applicants must demonstrate exceptional talent in their field; athletics, academia, arts…etc.
  • Must provide proof of talent to judges.
  • Must demonstrate potential to compete on a national or international level.
  • Must be NZ citizen or Permanent Resident.
  • Must have links to NZ engineering machining industry and be able to provide proof.*
  • Must provide two references to attest to talent.**

*Applicants must either work in the NZ engineering machining industry in some capacity, or have parents who work in the NZ engineering machining industry.
**Referees must be unrelated to the applicant.


Application Process

    • Candidates for the Iscar Plus Rising Stars Scholarships must fill out the form located on the Iscar Plus website.
    • Applications will be assessed and candidates advised as to whether or not they will progress to stage two.
    • Short-listed candidates will be interviewed by the Iscar Plus top management where practical. Candidates will be asked to provide evidence of their talent through videos, photographs, physical awards, or any other format appropriate.
    • The top three successful applicants will be notified by 21st December 2015.


Terms and Conditions

The Iscar Plus Rising Stars Scholarships are dependant on applicants abiding by the following terms and conditions:


    • Applicants must meet eligibility criteria.
    • Any applicant found in breach of the eligibility criteria will be disqualified.
    • Iscar Plus reserves the right to request proof of citizenship / permanent residency.
    • All decisions are final and non-contestable. If, in the opinion of Iscar Plus, no applicant of sufficient merit has applied for the Rising Stars Scholarships, no scholarships shall be offered for that year.
    • Successful candidates will be granted either a $1500, $3000, or $5000 scholarship to use in any manner they see fit.


Click HERE to apply!