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University of Waikato Doctoral Scholarship 2020 New Zealand

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Merit Based
May 31, 2020


The University of Waikato, informally Waikato University, is a comprehensive university in Hamilton, New Zealand. The university was established in 1964, and has an additional campus located in Tauranga.

Applications for the University of Waikato Doctoral Scholarship – 2020 are open. To support excellence in postgraduate research, up to 75 University of Waikato Doctoral Scholarships will be awarded each year to high-achieving candidates applying for admission to an approved doctoral qualification at the University of Waikato.

The value of the Scholarship shall be:

  • A living allowance of $25,000 in total every 12 months, payable in monthly installments for up to 36 months (three years) in total.
    • The living allowance is paid on a pro-rata basis for approved parttime students.
  • The domestic tuition fees for enrolment in the doctoral qualification during the term of the Scholarship; and
  • The Student Services Levy.

Any additional costs such as medical insurance, moving costs, and research expenses must be met by the student.

Scholarship Requirements:

  • The Scholarship is open to New Zealand citizens, permanent residents, and international students.
  • The Scholarship is for candidates enrolling in a doctoral qualification, i.e. a Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.), Doctor of Musical Arts (DMA), Doctor of Education (EdD), or Doctor of Juridical Science (SJD), at the University of Waikato.
  • Candidates will normally be seeking to obtain their first doctoral qualification.
  • Candidates should normally be intending to study full-time at the University of Waikato.

How To Apply:

Interested applicants can apply for the scholarship through this link.