University of Auckland Law School’s Dean’s Doctoral Scholarships

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These Scholarships were established in 2016 and are funded by the Faculty of Law.

The intention of the scholarships is to encourage and support academically excellent students to undertake full-time doctoral study on an agreed topic in the Faculty of Law.

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?

For answers to any queries please go to AskAuckland in the first instance.  If you still have a question, contact us as soon as possible, at  Please indicate the exact name of the scholarship in your email subject line and mark it “Urgent” if your request is being sent within 72 hours of a closing date.

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Applicable study: PhD at the University of Auckland Faculty of Law
Closing date: No application required
Tenure: Up to 3 years
For: Assistance
Number on offer: Up to 5
Offer rate: Annually
Value: Up to $27,000pa, domestic PhD fees and Health Insurance (if applicable)


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.