The University of Auckland Research Masters Scholarships

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These Scholarships are offered each semester to meritorious students applying for an approved research masters degree at the University of Auckland. The purpose of these scholarships is to support enrolment in masters programmes that establish eligibility for doctoral study. These regulations apply to enrolments commencing on or after 1 January 2016.
Students will be assessed for scholarship eligibility when their application for postgraduate admission is approved. To be awarded this scholarship, applicants must be completing a research component of at least 90 points and must have obtained their most recent qualifying programme at a recognised university and have achieved a GPA of 8.0 or above in that programme.

How to apply

You do not need to apply for this Scholarship or complete an online application form, it is awarded on the recommendation of the relevant Faculty or University of Auckland Committee.

For more information about the awarding process for this Scholarship, download a copy of the regulations.

Need more information?

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Applicable study: Research Masters degrees (see Reg. 3 and Note iii)
Closing date: By nomination
Tenure: Up to 1 year
For: Assistance
Number on offer: Varies
Offer rate: Each semester
Value: Up to $13,000 pa plus compulsory fees (see Reg. 2)


Every effort has been made to ensure the information we have supplied is correct and up to date. However we strongly advise that you check the regulations, application forms and any other information that is available, to ensure you meet the eligibility criteria for any application you might make, and that you understand the implications of any regulations, awarding value and closing dates.