Sir Graham (Mont) Liggins Scholarship

A Scholarship to support students who are New Zealand citizens and permanent residents enrolled full-time in postgraduate study in the Liggins Institute.

About the scholarship

Application status: No application required
Applicable study: Honours or Research Masters degree that falls within one or more of the strategic research themes of the University of Auckland Liggins Institute
Opening date: By nomination
Closing date: By nomination
Tenure: One year
For: Assistance
Number on offer: Two
Offer rate: Annually
Value: Up to $7,500

The Scholarship was established in 2016 and is funded by the Mont Liggins Memorial Fund. The intention of the Scholarship is to encourage and support academically excellent students to undertake an honours or research masters degree that falls within one or more of the strategic research themes of the University of Auckland Liggins Institute.

The Liggins Institute has a number of overlapping research themes exploring the ways in which factors in the early life environment affect health throughout the life course and influence the health of following generations. A particular focus is on the effect of altered early life nutrition on later life health. Opportunities span basic science, clinical and translational research platforms.


How to apply

You do not need to apply for this scholarship, award or prize or complete an online application form. It is awarded on the recommendation of the relevant faculty or University of Auckland committee.

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