Scholarships in Politics and International Relations

Scholarships and prizes available to students in Politics and International Relations at the University of Auckland.

Undergraduate

Jonathan Hunt Prize in Politics and International Relations

A prize of $500 awarded annually to the full-time undergraduate student majoring in Politics and International Relations who achieves the best grades in Politics and International Relations.

Robert Chapman Prize in Politics and International Relations

A prize of $400 awarded to the student in Politics and International
Relations in the School of Social Sciences who is deemed to have done the most outstanding work at undergraduate level in the field of New Zealand politics in the year of the award.

Postgraduate

Bill McAra Scholarship in Political Studies

This scholarship provides up to $10,000 for postgraduate research on the study of Marxism-Leninism Scientific Socialism or research in areas concerning the history, philosophy and practice of socialism that relates to it at the University of Auckland.

George McWhirter Memorial Masters Thesis Scholarship

This scholarship provides up to $5,000 for masters research into state housing, homelessness, the politics of social housing and public policy causes and effects in these areas in New Zealand.

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Jean O’Reilly Memorial Masters Scholarship

This scholarship provides up to $5,000 for masters students studying global relationships and organisations, global public policy, governance or comparative public policy in an international context, particularly where New Zealand influences or is influenced by global public policy.

Jonathan Hunt Postgraduate Scholarship

A $2,500 scholarship for full-time BA (Hons), MA or PhD students in Politics and International Relations.

Marsden Grant Masters Scholarship in Ageing and Society

A scholarship of $17,500 plus compulsory fees for masters research on the social, economic, and cultural dimensions of population ageing.

Robert Chapman Postgraduate Prize

A prize of $800 awarded annually to the full-time undergraduate student majoring in Politics and International Relations who achieves the best grades in Politics and International Relations.