MSA Charitable Trust PhD Scholarships

About the scholarship

Application status: Not currently open for applications
Applicable study: PhD in the University of Auckland Business School
Closing date: 31 March
Tenure: Up to 3 years (see Reg 2 and Note iv)
For: Assistance
Number on offer: Up to 3
Offer rate: Varies (see Reg 13 and Note i)
Value: Up to $27,000 pa

The Scholarships were established in 2009 and are funded by the MSA Charitable Trust.
The main purpose of the Scholarships is to fund postgraduate students who are admitted to the PhD programme at the University of Auckland Business School to undertake research on a topic which is judged by the selection committee to have the potential to impact on New Zealand business, business development in a globalising world or which involves applied economic or business research.


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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