CLeaR Academic Development Bursary

To assist University of Auckland teaching staff and staff in student learning support roles with the tuition fees for a PGCert in Higher Education or a Master of Higher Education.

About the scholarship

Application status: Not currently open for applications
Applicable study: Master of Higher Education and Postgraduate Certificate in Higher Education
Opening date: 4 January
Closing date: 15 February
Tenure: Up to 1 semester (full-time study) or 4 semesters (part-time study)
For: Contribution towards tuition fees
Number on offer: Up to 12
Offer rate: Annually
Value: Up to $1,000

The Bursary was established in 2014 and is funded by the Centre for Learning and Research in Higher Education (CLeaR).

The main purpose of the Bursary is to assist teaching staff and staff who are in student learning support roles within the tertiary education sector to undertake a Postgraduate Certificate in Higher Education or a Master of Higher Education at the University of Auckland.


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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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.