Doctoral Scholarship to Study at Victoria University of Wellington

Deadline: November 1 2013

Applications are now accepted for the 2014 Victoria Doctoral Scholarhsip. To encourage postgraduate research, Victoria offers scholarships to those about to begin their doctoral studies. The scholarship is awarded on academic merit and are open to New Zealand and International students in any discipline. The scholarship value is $23,500 stipend annually + tuition fees and tenable for three years for new students.

These Scholarships are intended to encourage and support doctoral study (PhD) at Victoria University of Wellington. As part of the requirements of this Scholarship, the recipient is expected to contribute 150 hours per annum to the academic life of the School in which they undertake study. The purpose of this contribution is to provide them with an insight into the work undertaken by, and the expectations placed on, the academic community in the University. It also provides an opportunity to develop enduring relationships with the School. This contribution may be as a tutor, research assistant, laboratory demonstrator or supervisor, or teaching assistant.

Eligibility Criteria

  • The Scholarships are open to graduates of any university within or outside of New Zealand who intend to enrol full time for a Doctorate (PhD) at Victoria University or who have commenced their doctoral study at Victoria University. It is important to read the scholarship regulations available from the link below before application.

Please note: Although funding applications will be considered from full time students seeking scholarship support for a doctoral degree for which they are already enrolled at Victoria, if you have applied for a Victoria PhD scholarship in the past, you must provide updated or additional information to apply for a second round. Such applications must be accompanied by clear strong support from supervisors.

Full regulations can be downloaded here.

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