Summer Research Scholarships

Summer Research Scholarships are a great way to gain valuable research experience, work with leading researchers at the Faculty of Creative Arts and Industries, enhance your career opportunities and help you think about pursuing postgraduate or doctoral study.

Michaela stands in a dance studio with one hand on her hip and smiles broadly at the camera
Bachelor of Dance Studies student Michaela completed her studies with a Summer Research Scholarship project investigating the future of dance education in Aotearoa.
  • Conduct a research project under supervision for 10 weeks over the summer months.
  • Receive a tax-free stipend of $6,750. 
  • Open to high-achieving domestic and international students who will have completed at least two years of equivalent full-time study in an undergraduate degree by December 2024.
  • Apply for projects within or outside of your subject.
  • Applications for 2024-2025 close on 1 August 2024.
  • Browse all projects available.

Application workshop

Ask your questions at the application workshop
Friday 19 July, 1.30-3pm

Design Lecture Theatre 423-348
Conference Centre building 423
22 Symonds Street

If you are an undergraduate student in second year or above, and interested in postgraduate study or academic research, join us to find out more about Summer Research Scholarships at Creative Arts and Industries. You'll hear from previous Summer Scholars and potential supervisors about their projects. There will also be an opportunity for Q+A to answer any questions you may have.

Rikka's experience

Bachelor of Design/Bachelor of Science (Computer Science) graduate Rikka Ly’s Summer Research Scholarship project flexed her passion for project design and helped prepare her for the industry. She shares her experience in the video below.