As part of our commitment to postgraduate research, the University of Waikato provides Doctoral Scholarships for students to undertake a doctoral degree at the University of Waikato.
The Scholarship is open to New Zealand citizens, permanent residents, and international students.
Doctoral Scholarships are open to students enrolling in a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), Doctor of Musical Arts (DMA), Doctor of Education (EdD), or Doctor of Juridical Science (SJD).
A candidate will normally be seeking to obtain their first doctoral qualification.
Candidates should normally be intending to study full-time at the University of Waikato.
Candidates who have socially compelling reasons for enrolling in part-time study (e.g. illness, disability, parent or carer responsibilities) may apply to the Scholarships Executive for permission to be awarded a Scholarship on a part-time basis. The candidate should outline the reasons for the request in their Statement of Research Interest, and provide appropriate evidence of the need to study part-time. These requests will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
During any period of part-time enrolment, the value and duration of a recipient’s Scholarship would be adjusted on a pro rata basis.
Candidates will not be granted permission to hold a University of Waikato Doctoral Scholarship on a part-time basis if they wish to undertake full-time paid employment or substantial part-time employment (see Regulation 9).
Recipients are required to change to full-time enrolment if a change in their circumstances means they no longer qualify to hold the Scholarship on a part-time basis.
Candidates employed by the University of Waikato will not normally be eligible for the Scholarship.
Employment as a sessional assistant, or similar, may be permitted, provided the hours worked do not contravene Regulation
This scholarship recognises top international scholars and supports them in study towards an undergraduate Engineering degree at the University of Canterbury in Christchurch, New Zealand.
APPLYING FOR THIS SCHOLARSHIP
The online application system will begin accepting applications eight weeks before the closing date.
Recipients must be full-fee-paying international students. Applicants may not be:
citizens of New Zealand or Australia; or
Permanent Residents of Australia; or
holders of New Zealand residence class visas.
Applicants must have completed a university entrance-level qualification that permits entry into a UC undergraduate degree programme before the closing date for applications for the scholarship. By 1 March or by 15 August as applicable, an applicant must have applied to the University for admission to the BE(Hons) programme.
APPLICATION TO STUDY AT MASSEY BUSINESS SCHOOL CAN BE MADE ANYTIME DURING THE YEAR. A student should ideally have an Offer of Place before they can apply for a scholarship.
The aim of the Massey Business School, International Student Study Award (“the Award”) is to attract top-achieving new international students enrolling in full-time business Programme on the Manawatu or Wellington campuses at Massey University.
The Award will be based on academic merit at the discretion of the selection committee. The Awards may be awarded annually, and will be to the value of $5,000 per 120 credits enrolled, for up to the total credit value of the Programme.
Undergraduate Programme maximum $15,000
Postgraduate Programme maximum $10,000
The total number of new awards to be awarded each year is subject to approval by the Massey Business School Executive Team.
Applicants must be:
The recipient must be enrolled in an eligible undergraduate or postgraduate programme offered by Massey Business School and subject to the programme being available at the Manawatu or Wellington campuses
Recipients must be enrolled at the Manawatu or Wellington campus as “internal” students (who take courses delivered by either Internal or Block mode). Students enrolling as distance or mixed mode delivery (combination of Internal and Distance courses) will not be eligible to apply
Continuation of the award payment is subject to the recipient remaining in an eligible programme and campus
The Award is subject to the recipient meeting all programme admission requirements
For the purpose of this award, the academic merit is assessed as an admissions Grade Point Average determined by Massey University or equivalent measure, as determined by Massey University
The Massey University College of Humanities and Social Sciences International Excellence Scholarship (“the Scholarship”) aims to attract highly capable new international students with demonstrated academic excellence to study in a College of Humanities and Social Sciences full-time undergraduate or postgraduate programme.
The Scholarship is applicable to any of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences programmes offered to new international full fee-paying students across all Massey University campuses.
The Scholarships will be competitive and awarded based on academic merit at the discretion of the selection committee.
The Scholarship is valued at NZD $5,000 for each 120 credits enrolled, for the total credit value of the Programme.
Undergraduate Programme maximum: NZD $20,000 (for a 4-year programme)
Postgraduate Programme maximum: NZD $10,000 (for a 2-year programme)
The total number of new scholarships to be awarded each year is subject to approval by the College of Humanities and Social Sciences Executive Group.
Recipients must be full-fee paying international students, who are neither citizens nor permanent residents of New Zealand or Australia, and who are enrolling for the first time in a programme at Massey University.
Applicants must remain full-fee paying international students throughout the duration of their study in order to remain eligible for the scholarship.
The recipient must be enrolled full-time (equivalent to at least 120 credits per year) in an eligible undergraduate or postgraduate programme offered by the College of Humanities and Social Sciences.
The University of Waikato has a scholarship for international students who have demonstrated excellence in their previous studies. Successful candidates will be globally minded, innovative thinkers committed to becoming life-long ambassadors for the University of Waikato.
For talented international students who demonstrate excellent academic achievement and the potential to become global ambassadors for the University of Waikato. Applicants must be intending to enrol at the University of Waikato for the first time in either an undergraduate or postgraduate degree. See the table of eligible countries in the regulations.
Value: Up to NZ$10,000 towards tuition fees
Study Level: Undergraduate, Postgraduate (Taught), Other
These awards consist of domestic tuition fees payable for the nominated degree programme up to the value of $5,000. Graduate Awards are awarded solely on the basis of academic merit.
Purpose of award
In line with the University’s strategic objective of encouraging undergraduate students to proceed to graduate study and to research degrees, the University offers Victoria Graduate Awards to students intending to embark upon an Honours degree or a Masters degree, Part 1.
The intended programme must include at least 90 points of coursework at either 400 or 500 level.
These scholarships are not available for post experience or vocational master’s degrees e.g. MBA, MLIS MMIS nor to students intending to embark on the fourth year of a four year undergraduate degree programme e.g. LLB, BTech, BEng.
Post graduate Diploma study will only be considered if it is recognized as Part 1 of a two year Masters course.
Applicants are expected to have achieved at least an A grade average (GPA 8.0) over 72 points at 300-level or above. At least 60 of these points must be in their nominated major or, for a major that requires less than 60 points, the additional points must be in a 300 level subject either in their major or in a related subject.
How do students apply?
Applications for these awards must be made on the forms obtainable from the Scholarship Website or from the Scholarships Office.
Enrolling as an Honours or Masters student and applying for a Victoria Graduate Award are two separate processes. The holding of a Victoria Graduate Award is conditional upon the scholarship recipient gaining enrollment into their intended Honours or Masters programme.
Applicants, other than those who have completed all of their study at Victoria, must include a certified copy of their academic transcripts from other institutions with this application.
Applicants whose degree has been conferred at any university other than a New Zealand University will be considered in two categories:
Category 1: applicants from the UK, Ireland, USA, Canada, Germany or Australia must supply an original or certified copy of their university transcript.
Category 2: applicants from any other country must have their transcript verified and assessed with a course by course evaluation by one of the below education evaluators:
Educational Credential Evaluators www.ece.org/
National Recognition Information Centre (UK) www.naric.org.uk/
Le Cordon Bleu New Zealand invites applications for the Bachelor of Culinary Arts and Business Scholarships for International Students each worth NZD $7,410 (over 2 years).
Who is Eligible?
International students who are citizens of the following countries: India, Indonesia, Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Malaysia, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan, Phillipines, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Vietnam or other are welcome to apply.
Must be over the age of 17 at course commence.
Current or past Le Cordon Bleu New Zealand students are not eligible for this scholarship.
Applicants must provide Academic IELTS score of 6.0 without sub-score under 5.5.
Applications must have met standard New Zealand university degree entry requirements.
How To Apply?
Applicants should submit the following:
As an International Global Challenges Scholar, you will take part in a development programme designed to enhance your social entrepreneurship skills through design, problem-solving, co-operative work, thorough research and critical thinking.
You will work in groups to develop social entrepreneurship models with the assistance of mentors who will help you to turn your ideas into action. You will learn by working with issues within your own communities, where you have the power to create global change and positive impact.
You’ll also liaise with Lincoln University staff and alumni, who will use their areas of expertise to help you to address specific issues.
The scholarship also involves working with the SchoolsLinc team in secondary schools to spread the word about global challenges. The aim is to encourage younger generations to get involved in Lincoln’s three key missions of Feeding the World, Protecting the Future and Living Well through the Global Challenges Programme for Schools.
The University will pay $12,000 (NZD) towards one year of your tuition fees. You may have the opportunity to reapply for future years if you have met all the requirements of the programme.
The Scholarships were established in 2016 and are financed by the Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences.
The main purpose of the Scholarship is to support international students to develop leadership capabilities for the health sector and further their careers in health management, health care quality improvement, international health management and health leadership in their communities by enrolling into the Master of Health Leadership at the Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences.
University of Waikato Taught Postgraduate Scholarship
Value: Up to $3,000
Study Level: Postgraduate (Taught)
Subject Area: Any
Closing Date: 30 Apr 2017
For students who are enrolling in 500-level taught papers. Some 400-level taught papers are also eligible. Applicants are expected to have a minimum GPA of A-. International students may apply however they must have completed at least 120 points of study at a New Zealand University. The scholarship will have a value of up to $3,000.
The Scholarships Office
The University of Waikato
Private Bag 3105, Hamilton 3240, New Zealand