HC Russell Memorial Postgraduate Scholarship

A Scholarship of up to $4,500 for masters level or $10,000 for PhD level full-time study in Optometry by a New Zealand citizen or permanent resident.

About the scholarship

Application status: Not currently open for applications
Applicable study: MSc or PhD in Optometry
Opening date: TBC
Closing date: TBC
Tenure: Up to three years
For: Assistance
Number on offer: One
Offer rate: Annually
Value: Up to $4,500 in total (MSc) or up to $10,000 in total (PhD)

The New Zealand Association of Optometrists (previously the New Zealand Optometrical Association) established this Scholarship in memory of Mr Harry C. Russell in recognition of his services to the advancement of optometric education in New Zealand.


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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