Scholarships in Social Sciences

Undergraduate scholarships

Ellen Castle Undergraduate Scholarship

Up to $5,000 p.a. to assist school leavers from decile 1–3 schools who have the potential to succeed at university and require financial assistance to undertake a BA majoring in humanities or social sciences subjects.

Sasakawa Young Leaders' Fellowship Fund (Sylff)

Scholarships to study at any New Zealand University for postgraduate students at the research stage of their programmes who have displayed potential for future leadership in national, regional and international affairs.  

Postgraduate scholarships

Elizabeth Ewing Memorial Scholarship in Adolescent and Young Adult Health

A scholarship of $5,000 for postgraduate research with a focus on the psychosocial issues faced by adolescent and young adult patients and their family, in regard to their lived experience with a life-threatening illness, such as cancer or a blood disorder.

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.