To support excellence in postgraduate research, up to 75 University of Waikato Doctoral Scholarships are awarded each year to high-performing candidates applying for admission into an approved doctoral qualification at the University of Waikato.
Application Deadline: September 30, 2022
Eligible Field(s): Random
Type: Postgraduate (Research)
2.1 The Scholarship is open to New Zealand Citizens, Permanent Residents and International Students.2.2 The Scholarship is for candidates applying for a doctoral qualification i.e. a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), Doctor of Musical Arts (DMA), Doctor of Education (EdD), or Doctor of Juridical Science (SJD), at the University of Waikato.2.3 Candidates will normally seek their first doctoral qualification.2.4. Candidates should normally intend to study full-time at the University of Waikato.2.4.1. Applicants who have socially compelling reasons to study part-time (e.g. illness, disability, parenting or guardianship duties) may request permission from the Scholarships Executive to receive the scholarship. The candidate must email [email protected], explaining the reasons for the request and providing appropriate evidence of the need to study part-time. These requests will be considered on a case-by-case basis.2.4.2. During each part-time enrollment period, the value and duration of a recipient’s scholarship will be adjusted pro rata.2.4.3. Applicants will not be allowed to hold a University of Waikato Doctoral Scholarship on a part-time basis if they wish to engage in full-time gainful employment or substantial part-time employment (see Clause 9).2.4.4. Recipients are required to transfer to full-time enrollment if a change in their circumstances means they are no longer eligible to hold the Scholarship in accordance with Clause 188.8.131.52.5. Applicants employed by the University of Waikato are not eligible for the Scholarship, except where permission has been granted in accordance with clause 184.108.40.206.5.1. Employment as a session assistant or similar may be permitted, provided the hours worked do not conflict with Article 9.
Eligible Countries: All
To be taken in (Country): New Zealand
Number of awards: 75
Prize Value: Up to $25,000 per year + Domestic Tuition and Student Services Fees.
Duration of award: up to 36 months (three years)
How to Apply: It is only possible to apply for a UoW PhD scholarship as part of the application process. Therefore, the ‘Apply Now’ button on the Scholarships page will take you to the University’s application page. When applying for a PhD, DMA, EdD or SJD, aspiring students can indicate that they also want to be considered for a UoW Doctoral Scholarship.
It is important to go through all applications regulations on the Award webpage (see link below) before applying.GOODLUCK