The Kate Edger Educational Charitable Trust Dame Dorothy Winstone Doctoral Completion Award

An Award of up to $16,000 to support women doctoral students to make substantial progress towards completion of a PhD or named Doctorate at the University of Auckland.

About the scholarship

Application status: Apply now
Applicable study: Completion of a PhD or named Doctorate at the University of Auckland
Opening date: 3 October 2022, 27 February 2023, 29 May 2023
Closing date: 14 November 2022, 10 April 2023, 10 July 2023
Tenure: Varies
For: Assistance
Number on offer: Three
Offer rate: Triannually
Value: Up to $16,000

The Award was established in 2012 and is funded by The Kate Edger Educational Charitable Trust. From 2015, the University of Auckland has administered the Award on behalf of The Kate Edger Educational Charitable Trust for University of Auckland applicants.

The main purpose of the Award is to assist a woman graduate who has completed a minimum of three years of full-time study or six years of part-time study towards a PhD or named Doctorate, to have at least four months free of employment and to remain or become a full-time student, in order to make substantial progress towards completion of a PhD or named Doctorate qualification.

This Award is also open to eligible students from other approved institutions in the Auckland area, who should apply directly through The Kate Edger Educational Charitable Trust.


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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