Postgraduate scholarships

Find a scholarships that you may be eligible for as a postgraduate law student.

University administered scholarships

University of Auckland Māori Postgraduate Scholarships

Available to Māori students who are citizens or permanent residents of New Zealand with a grade point average (GPA) of 7.5 or higher in their qualifying programme from a recognised university, who are applying for an honours degree, a postgraduate diploma or a masters degree at the University of Auckland.

For detailed information, including how to apply, visit University of Auckland Māori Postgraduate Scholarships.

University of Auckland Pacific Postgraduate Scholarships

Available to Pacific students who are citizens or permanent residents of New Zealand with a grade point average (GPA) of 7.5 or higher in their qualifying programme from a recognised university, who are applying for an honours degree, a postgraduate diploma or a masters degree at the University of Auckland.

For detailed information, including how to apply, visit University of Auckland Pacific Postgraduate Scholarships.

University of Auckland Partnership Appeal Awards

The University of Auckland Partnership Appeal Awards were established in 2002 to assist students who have demonstrated the ability to succeed but are experiencing significant financial hardship in their final year of study.

For detailed information, including closing dates and regulations, visit University of Auckland Partnership Appeal Awards.

University of Auckland Postgraduate Honours/PG Diploma Scholarships

These Scholarships are offered annually to meritorious students to assist and encourage students to pursue Postgraduate Honours and PG Diploma courses at The University of Auckland.

For detailed information, including closing dates and regulations, visit University of Auckland Postgraduate Honours/PG Diploma Scholarships.

University of Auckland Research Masters Scholarships

These Scholarships are offered each semester to meritorious students applying for an approved research masters degree at the University of Auckland.

For detailed information, including closing dates and regulations, visit University of Auckland Research Masters Scholarships.

A G Davis Scholarship in Law

The A G Davis Scholarship in Law contributes to the support of a full-time University of Auckland Law student who has shown academic excellence.

For detailed information, including closing dates and regulations, visit A G Davis Scholarship in Law.

Dulcie Bowman Scholarship

To encourage hearing impaired women students at either undergraduate or postgraduate levels enrolled in an approved programme of study at Auckland University.

For detailed information, including closing dates and regulations, visit Dulcie Bowman Scholarship.

Fair Wind Foundation Scholarships

The main purpose of the Scholarships is to assist female students, who are experiencing challenging personal, family or financial circumstances that may prevent them from undertaking full-time study. Preference is given to women of Cook Island descent.

For detailed information, including closing dates and regulations, visit Fair Wind Foundation Scholarships.

Kate Edger Educational Charitable Trust - Postgraduate Diploma Award

The main purpose of the Scholarship is to assist women to carry out study for a Postgraduate Diploma at the University of Auckland.

For detailed information, including closing dates and regulations, visit Kate Edger Educational Charitable Trust - Postgraduate Diploma Awards.

Kate Edger Educational Charitable Trust - Masters Degree Awards

The main purpose of these Awards is to assist women graduates to carry out study for a Masters degree at the University of Auckland. The basis of selection will be academic merit, demonstrated financial need and a personal statement outlining the applicant’s aspirations for the future and any special circumstances for consideration.

For detailed information, including closing dates and regulations, visit Kate Edger Educational Charitable Trust - Masters Degree Awards.

June Opie Fellowships

The award, available to citizens and permanent residents of Australia, Canada and New Zealand, is designed as an incentive for students of high academic achievement who have a severe disability.

For detailed information, including closing dates and regulations, visit June Opie Fellowships.

Ralph and Eve Seelye Postgraduate Scholarships

The main purpose of the Scholarships is to fund postgraduate level Honours, Masters or Postgraduate Diploma students who have completed their qualifying degrees at the University of Auckland or another university and are now intending to enrol full-time at the University of Auckland.

For detailed information, including closing dates and regulations, visit Ralph and Eve Seelye Postgraduate Scholarships.

Nga Pae o te Maramatanga Internships

Maori or indigenous pre-doctoral students who are genuinely interested in advancing their skills and capacity in indigenous development research. They can be upper level undergraduates, post-graduates, enrolled in a Master's programme but they cannot be enrolled in a PhD programme or already have a PhD.

For detailed information, including closing dates and regulations, visit Nga Pae o te Maramatanga Internships.

Moana Schwalger Memorial Pasifika Student Scholarship

The main purpose of the Scholarship is to encourage study in the Faculty of Law by Pasifika students.

For detailed information, including closing dates and regulations, visit Moana Schwalger Memorial Pasifika Student Scholarship.

Denham Shale Memorial Scholarship

The intention of the Scholarship is to encourage postgraduate study in the area of Commercial and Corporate Law at the University of Auckland.

For detailed information, including closing dates and regulations, visit Denham Shale Memorial Scholarship.

Externally administered scholarships

New Zealand Law Foundation Ethel Benjamin Scholarship (for women)

To support postgraduate research in law that will protect and promote the interests of the public in relation to legal matters in New Zealand. A scholarship for women.

For detailed information, including closing dates and regulations, visit New Zealand Law Foundation Ethel Benjamin Scholarship (for women).

Yvonne A M Smith Charitable Trust Scholarship

The scholarship is intended for the advancement of the education of women graduates who wish to embark upon Masters or Doctoral studies with preference being given to the subject areas of political studies, economics, business and law. Preference will also be given to applicants who demonstrate potential for leadership and potential to make a significant contribution to New Zealand.

For detailed information, visit Yvonne A M Smith Charitable Trust.

Mr M and Mrs T Olechnowicz Scholarship

The scholarship is available to students of Polish origin. Criteria includes aptitude, scholastic record, financial need and interest and contribution to Polish culture and community.

For detailed information, doenload Mr M and Mrs T Olechnowicz Scholarship form.

Māori Education Trust Professions Scholarships

Open to Māori students undertaking research at post-graduate level in a profession where very few Māori are represented.

For detailed information, visit Māori Education Trust Professions Scholarships.

Rewi Alley Scholarship in Chinese Studies

The Scholarship is open to all who are studying any aspect of life in Modern China. Open to New Zealand Citizens and Permanent Residents. Applicants should be over 18 years of age.
Applicants should submit a statement of proposed programme of study for research.

For more information, visit Rewi Alley Scholarship in Chinese Studies.