Natalie Blair Memorial Summer Scholarship in Archaeology

A Scholarship to support a student carrying out a summer research project in Archaeology related to the Ahuahu Great Mercury Island project.

About the scholarship

Application status: Apply now
Applicable study: SUMRESCH 301
Opening date: 1 July 2024
Closing date: 1 August 2024
Tenure: Duration of project 400 hours (approximately 10 weeks)
For: Assistance
Number on offer: Two
Offer rate: Annually
Value: $6,750 paid as a fortnightly stipend

The Scholarship was established in 2018 and is funded by Sir Roderick and Gillian, Lady Deane through the Deane Endowment Trust in memory of Lady Deane’s cousin Natalie Blair.

The main purpose of the Scholarship is to give current international and domestic university students an opportunity to experience research in archaeology related to the Ahuahu Great Mercury Island project, and to thereby encourage them to pursue or continue postgraduate study at the University of Auckland. 


How to apply

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

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