Postgraduate scholarships

University of Auckland scholarships

University of Auckland Doctoral Scholarships

To encourage and support academically excellent domestic and international students, who are paying domestic fees, to undertake doctoral study at the University of Auckland. 

For detailed information, visit University of Auckland Doctoral Scholarships.

University of Auckland Māori Postgraduate Scholarships

For Māori students enrolled in any masters or postgraduate-level honours degree, or any postgraduate diploma on or after 1 January 2016 who have achieved a GPA of 7.5 or above in their most recent qualifying programme at a recognised university.

For detailed information, visit University of Auckland Māori Postgraduate Scholarships.

University of Auckland Pacific Postgraduate Scholarship

For domestic Pacific students enrolled in any masters or postgraduate-level bachelors (honours) degree, or any postgraduate diploma on or after 1 January 2016 who have achieved a GPA of 7.50 or above in their most recent qualifying programme at a recognised university.

For detailed information, visit University of Auckland Pacific Postgraduate Scholarships.

University of Auckland Postgraduate Honours/Postgraduate Diploma Scholarships

For domestic students enrolled for a postgraduate-level honours degree or an approved postgraduate diploma who have achieved a GPA of 8.0 or above in their most recent qualifying programme at a recognised university.

For detailed information, visit University of Auckland Postgraduate Honours/Postgraduate Diploma Scholarships.

University of Auckland Research Masters Scholarships

For meritorious students who are citizens or permanent residents of New Zealand applying for an approved research masters degree.

For detailed information, visit University of Auckland Research Masters Scholarships.

University of Auckland Universitas 21 Doctoral Student Mobility Scholarships

For University of Auckland doctoral students who wish to undertake short-term visits and placements at other Universitas 21 (U21) institutions. Universitas 21 is a leading global network of research universities for the 21st century.  

For detailed information, visit University of Auckland Universitas 21 Doctoral Student Mobility Scholarships.

Scholarships available for postgraduate Science students

Faculty of Science Student Support Awards

Established in 2010 and financed by the Science Student Support fund, the Scholarships are designed to ensure a greater number of talented students experiencing financial hardship have the opportunity to fulfil their academic goals of undergraduate or postgraduate study.

For detailed information, visit Faculty of Science Student Support Awards.

Faculty of Science Sustainability Network Awards

In an exciting initiative of the Faculty of Science Sustainability Network, ten awards of up to $2,000 each are available to students within the Faculty of Science to support the student’s living costs. The purpose of this Award is to encourage and support student projects involving a specific piece of research related to a sustainability issue.

For detailed information, visit Faculty of Science Sustainability Network Awards.

Michael J Fox Foundation Rapid Response Innovation Award

For postgraduate study that supports projects with little to no existing preliminary data, but that have the potential to significantly impact our understanding or treatment of Parkinson’s disease. Up to $75,000 is available.

For detailed information, visit Michael J Fox Foundation Rapid Response Innovation Award.

Summer Research Scholarships

Summer Research Scholarships are a great way to gain valuable research experience, work with leading researchers at the University of Auckland and enhance your career opportunities.

For detailed information, visit Summer Research Scholarships.

More scholarships

You might be pleasantly surprised at the amount of scholarships available. You can browse the different types of scholarship, or search for scholarships by faculty or subject.

Find out more at Scholarships and awards.