Murray Wren Doctoral Scholarship in Architecture

A Scholarship to support an international or domestic student enrolled full-time in a PhD in Architecture.

About the scholarship

Application status: Apply now
Applicable study: PhD in Architecture
Opening date: 16 August 2023
Closing date: 27 September 2023
Tenure: Up to 36 months
For: Assistance with study
Number on offer: One
Offer rate: Every three to four years
Value: Up to $33,000 pa in 2023 plus compulsory fees

The Scholarship was established in 2015 and is funded by a bequest from Murray Wren, who was a lifelong professional architect and who qualified in Architecture at the University of Auckland.

The purpose of this Scholarship is to encourage and support students undertaking study in Architecture, especially where this funding would make a significant contribution to their financial needs.


How to apply

Please read the regulations carefully to be sure you are eligible to apply. Then click on the “Apply now” button and complete the online application form. We recommend you check the form early in case a reference or endorsement is required to support your application, and to familiarise yourself with the form. All sections (including request sections) must be completed by the closing date, which is midnight on the specified date (unless stated otherwise). We recommend you do not have two different scholarship applications open within the same browser.

Outcomes are determined by a selection committee and are usually notified around eight weeks after the closing date.

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