The University of Otago in New-Zealand invites applications for a Master’s Scholarship open to domestic or international students for the 2018/2019 academic year.
The University of Otago was a part of the federal University of New Zealand and issued degrees in its name. Otago is known for its vibrant student life, particularly its flatting, which is often in old houses. Otago students (Scarfies) have a long-standing tradition of naming their flats.
Worth of Award
The University of Otago Coursework Master’s Scholarship provides funding to support coursework-based Master’s students studying at the University of Otago.
Applicants must be:
- obtaining their first Otago Coursework Master’s qualification.
- domestic students or international students
- undertaking a Coursework Master’s degree (degree by papers only, or, if a research component is included, the research paper should have a point value of less than 90 points)
- electing to choose the research report or dissertation option in a master’s degree which also allows a thesis option.
- Applicants who have previously completed a coursework Master’s degree at the University of Otago will not normally be eligible for award of the scholarship.
How to Apply
- Every applicant must submit an application on the prescribed form.
- For applicants yet to enrol in their chosen degree, this must accompany their application for admission to the degree.
- For applicants choosing a research report or dissertation option after initial study, application should be made directly to the University of Otago Doctoral and Scholarships Office, after result from initial Master’s papers are received, and no later than one month after starting the dissertation or research report component of their degree.
- The University of Otago Scholarships Committee shall consider the following factors in recommending award of the Scholarship:
- the applicant’s academic record;
- the advice, recommendation and ranking of the relevant Head of Department or nominee.
Deadline: applications are open for 2018