Summer Research Scholarships

Summer Research Scholarships are a great way to gain valuable research experience, work with leading researchers at the University of Auckland, enhance your career opportunities and help you think about pursuing postgraduate study.

PhD candidate and former summer scholar Paul Baek
  • Conduct a research project under supervision for 10 weeks over the summer months.
  • Receive a tax-free stipend of $6,000.
  • Open to high-achieving domestic and international students who are enrolled in a New Zealand or international university and have the potential to succeed in postgraduate study.

For more information on the benefits of Summer Research Scholarships, visit Why do a Summer Research Scholarship?

Important dates

Applications for summer 2017–18 are now closed.

Applicants advised of outcome: week commencing 4 September 2017

If you would like to see examples of the projects that are available each year, take a look at the 2017–18 summer research projects.

Jessica's experience

Studying in Auckland in the summer

Auckland comes into its own in summer and it means you’ll be able to enjoy the stunning beaches, rainforests or some of the major events happening across the city.

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