University of Auckland Senior Health Research Scholarship

A Scholarship of up to $40,590 plus compulsory fees for domestic and international students paying domestic fees, to support health professionals returning to University study for a doctorate in health related areas.

About the scholarship

Application status: No application required
Applicable study: PhD or MD in the Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences or Liggins Institute
Opening date:
Closing date: 1 March, 1 June, 1 September, 1 November
Tenure: Up to 36 months FTE
For: Assistance with study
Number on offer: Up to three
Offer rate: Up to 4 times a year
Value: Up to $40,590 p.a. plus compulsory fees

The main purpose of the Scholarship is to provide financial support so that health professionals can return to the University to study for a doctorate in health related areas.


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.

For more information about the awarding process for this scholarship, award or prize, download a copy of the regulations.

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