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: No application required
Applicable study: Masters thesis related to conceptualising health outcomes and socioeconomic position among the elderly
Opening date: By nomination
Closing date: By nomination
Tenure: One year
For: Assistance
Number on offer: One
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.


How to apply

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