Accommodation scholarship for sub-doctoral postgraduate students

Launch your postgraduate journey with a fully paid accommodation scholarship in our self-catering facilities. We have 50 available.

As a postgraduate student, you need a place to live where you can focus on your studies, while enjoying all the social and recreational opportunities that life in Auckland has to offer.

Our accommodation scholarships cover the cost of living on campus at 55 Symonds for eligible students who are enrolling in any of our sub-doctoral postgraduate programmes for 2022/23. There are a total of 50 scholarships available to apply for that cover a 42 or 52 week stay, giving you an excellent opportunity to begin your postgraduate journey.

55 Symonds is a self-catered residence located in the heart of the city that offers modern, comfortably furnished, air-conditioned studio apartments, as well as study spaces, TV and games rooms, and much more! Just minutes from the City Campus, you’ll have the chance to meet and connect with other like-minded postgraduate students from New Zealand and around the world, while experiencing the vibrant culture of our campus up close and personal.

Our postgraduate programmes will help you to challenge your thinking, build your knowledge and truly fulfil your potential. Join us to be part of a supportive community of postgraduate students and set yourself up with the skills to take the next exciting step in your career.

About the scholarship

These scholarships are available for domestic and international students commencing study in Semester 1 2022, who do not already hold a guaranteed scholarship and are enrolling in any of our sub-doctoral postgraduate programmes, subject to the attainment of the following qualifying criteria:

Cohort Qualifying criteria
Domestic Students
Grade Point Average  6 or above
Māori and Pacific Students
Grade Point Average 5.5 or above 
International Students
Grade Point Equivalent 6 or above


We have many more scholarships that postgraduate students can apply for! Start exploring your options and find the one that’s right for you.