Summer Research Scholarships - Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences and the Liggins Institute

About the scholarship

Application status: Not currently open for applications
Applicable study: Summer Research 301     
Closing date: 6 August - Faculty of Creative Arts and Industries and 30 July - All other faculties and institutes
Tenure: Duration of project 400 hours (approximately 10 weeks)
For: Assistance
Number on offer: Varies
Offer rate: Annually
Value: $6,000

The Scholarships were established in 2004 and are funded by the University of Auckland. These regulations also apply to faculty and externally funded Summer Research Scholarships that are administered by the central University of Auckland Summer Research Scholarship Scheme.

The main purpose of these Scholarships is to give current international and domestic university students an opportunity to experience research, and to thereby encourage them to pursue postgraduate study at the University of Auckland.     


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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