Department of Physics Scholarships

A Scholarship to support part-time and full-time BSc, BSc(Hons) and MSc students in Physics, Geophysics, Photonics or Medical Physics and Imaging Technologies, who are New Zealand citizens or permanent residents.

About the scholarship

Application status: Not currently open for applications
Applicable study: Students enrolled in a BSc or a BSc (Hons) or MSc majoring in Physics or Geophysics or a BSc (Hons) in Photonics or Medical Physics and Imaging Technologies
Opening date: 20 September
Closing date: 1 November
Tenure: One Year
For: Assistance
Number on offer: Up to ten
Offer rate: Annually
Value: Up to $6,000

The Scholarships were established in 2016 and are financed by the University of Auckland Physics Department.

The purpose of the scholarship is to support and strengthen the cohort of students in the Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Science (Hons) or Master of Science in Physics, Geophysics, Photonics or Medical Physics and Imaging Technologies 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.

Help and support

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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.