Marsden Grant Masters Scholarship in Ageing and Society

A Scholarship to support a New Zealand citizen or permanent resident enrolled full-time in masters thesis research on the social, economic and cultural dimensions of population aging.

About the scholarship

Application status: Not currently open for applications
Applicable study: Masters thesis related to conceptualising health outcomes and socioeconomic position among the elderly
Opening date:
Closing date: 10 March
Tenure: One year
For: Assistance
Number on offer:
Offer rate: One-off
Value: Up to $17,500 plus compulsory fees

The Scholarship was established in 2016 and is funded by a Marsden Grant awarded to an academic staff member from the School of Population Health in the Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences at the University of Auckland.

The main purpose of the Scholarship is to support a student enrolled in the thesis year of a masters degree at the University of Auckland who is undertaking research exploring the association between the health outcomes and socioeconomic position among the New Zealand population aged sixty-five and older. This Scholarship would suit a student who has quantitative skills and experience using Big Data who wants their work to inform policy.

Regulations

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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