Agnes Paykel PhD Scholarship

For full-time PhD study at the Liggins Institute, $27k stipend plus fees and international insurance, for Domestic and International students paying domestic fees.

About the scholarship

Application status: Not currently open for applications
Applicable study: PhD Study in the Liggins Institute
Opening date: TBC
Closing date: TBC
Tenure: Up to three years
For: Domestic and domestic-fee paying international students
Number on offer: Up to two
Offer rate: Varies depending on funding
Value: Up to $27,000pa stipend plus domestic PhD fees and international student health insurance (if applicable)

The Scholarship was established in 2013 and is funded by the Agnes Paykel Trust.

The main purpose of the Scholarship is to support a full-time doctoral student in the Liggins Institute engaged in basic or clinical research.


How to apply

Scholarship applications will usually open around six weeks before the closing date. Please read the regulations carefully to be sure you are eligible before you apply.

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