This scholarship is for the following
- Graduate and Postgraduate
- Postgraduate Research
An annual stipend of NZ 25,000 plus Full fees plus an annual stipend of either NZ 15,000, NZ 20,000 or NZ 25,000.
Fields of Study
- Business School
- Colab: Creative Technologies
- Law School
- School of Science
- School of Art and Design
- School of Clinical Sciences
- School of Communication Studies
- School of Engineering Computer and Mathematical Sciences
- School of Education
- School of Hospitality Tourism and Events
- School of Interprofessional Health Studies
- School of Language and Culture
- School of Public Health and Psychosocial Studies
- School of Social Sciences and Public Policy
- School of Sport and Recreation
- Te Ara Poutama
The scholarship will be awarded annually to a doctoral student who is a citizen, and resident in, one of the following Pacific countries; Cook Islands, Fiji, Kiribati, Nauru, Niue, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tokelau, Tonga and Vanuatu to carry out doctoral study at AUT University. Applicants must be a citizen and resident of one of the eligible countries. Applicants may not have citizenship or permanent residence status of New Zealand or any other developed country. Applicants who are New Zealand citizens from the Cook Islands, Niue, Tokelau and dual citizens of Samoa are exempt from this requirement; however, they must reside in the Cook Islands, Nuie, Tokelau or Samoa or another eligible country. Preference may be given to those applicants who have also been schooled in an eligible country.
The recipients of this scholarship will have strong academic references plus a strong academic record and/or have demonstrated the potential for quality research. Previous study should include research methodologies papers and an independent research project, including the writing of a report on that research.
Applicants must meet the normal admission criteria to the doctoral programme, including, minimally, second class (first division) honours or equivalent as stated in the Academic Calendar. However, recipients of this scholarship will normally have the equivalent of first class honours.
The applicant's proposed field of study must be one where the University can offer supervision. It is advisable that applicants should contact potential supervisors prior to application to confirm the availability of supervision.
Tenure: Up to three years, renewable annually on satisfactory progress.
How to apply?
In order for the application to be submitted applicants must complete all sections and request the required support statements. Incomplete applications will not be forwarded to the selection panel. The following documents or statements will need to be uploaded and submitted with the AUT Doctoral Scholarship On-line Application Form;
- Academic transcript(s) for any previous tertiary study that was completed at a university other than AUT
- A brief C.V. (maximum three pages)
- A two page proposal outlining the intended research using the template provided with the online application form.
- Proposed Topic/Title
- Rationale and significance of the study
- Key Question/hypothesis/problem/issue to be investigated:
- Design of the study; the methodology and research technique(s) to be employed in the study
- Research benefits
Apply Online : Visit Official Website
Due dates :
- 15 Mar 2020
- 15 Jul 2020
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