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Professor Tony Parker Scholarship in Industrial Design

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December 3 2021 to February 28 2022
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$5,000 | One year duration | One award

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Scholarship search | Professor Tony Parker Scholarship in Industrial Design

Professor Tony Parker Scholarship in Industrial Design

This scholarship is supported by research fees accumulated by former staff member and Emeritus Professor Tony Parker, Professor in Industrial Design, during his tenure at Massey University’s College of Creative Arts.

Professor Parker’s Industrial Design research practice focused on aesthetically driven affective product design. This included product desirability, usability, experience, branding and innovation for improved user satisfaction. Research concentrated on strategically defining and integrating distinct, and aesthetically innovative, affective product attributes for agricultural, automotive and security products intended for global niche markets. His enduring collaboration with Gallagher Industries resulted in numerous commercially successful and international design award winning products.

We're looking for high achieving students at both undergraduate and postgraduate level with a passion for industrial design.

When choosing our recipient we will consider your academic achievements. Your references and financial situation will also be taken into account.

Eligibility

Applicants for the Tony Parker Scholarship in Industrial Design must be:

  • New Zealand citizens or permanent residents
  • Enrolled or intending to enrol full time at the College of Creative Arts, Wellington
  • Undergraduate applicants need to be majoring in Industrial Design (Hons) with a GPA of 7.5 or above in their previous year of study
  • Postgraduate applicants need to be ready to pursue an industrial design or related research project with a GPA of 7.5 or above in their undergraduate studies.

Application checklist

Please include the following with your application:

  • 500 words about your experience as a student, aspirations as an industrial designer and how this award will help you achieve your goals, including how it may help you overcome any economic obstacles to your studies
  • a small portfolio (no more than five A4 pages) of examples of your work, including illustrations, models and prototypes that indicate your abilities in visualisation and form-giving
  • if you are external to Massey, please upload a written reference from a referee who can validate the strength of your application

View the regulations for more details