The Victoria University of Wellington is inviting applications for its Victoria Doctoral Scholarships in New Zealand for the 2019/2020 academic session.

To encourage postgraduate research Victoria offers scholarships to those about to begin their doctoral studies. These scholarships are awarded on academic merit and are open to New Zealand and international students in any discipline. These Scholarships are intended to encourage and support doctoral study (Ph.D.) at Victoria University of Wellington.

The University, originally known as Victoria College, was founded in 1897. Teaching began at Victoria in April 1899 and in the first year 115 students enrolled. To encourage postgraduate research Victoria offers scholarships to those about to begin their doctoral studies, these scholarships are awarded on academic merit and are open to New Zealand and international students in any discipline.

Victoria University is characterized by the depth, consistency, and effectiveness of their culture of domestic and international engagement. Their commitment to reciprocal, high-quality relationships springs from identifying and understanding the need for New Zealand to achieve sustainable development. Victoria has developed close ties with a wide range of businesses and government organizations, and several recent initiatives are aimed at improving the University’s engagement with industry.

Worth of Award

  • $23,500 stipend annually + tuition fees.
  • Scholarships will normally be tenable for three years. For a student who has already been enrolled for a Doctorate at Victoria for more than three months at the time when the offer of a Scholarship is made, the maximum length of tenure of the Scholarship will be reduced at the discretion of the Research Scholarships Committee.

Eligibility

  • New Zealand and international students can apply for Victoria Doctoral Scholarships.
  • The Scholarships are open to graduates of any university within or outside of New Zealand who intend to enroll full time for a Doctorate (Ph.D.) at Victoria University or who have commenced their doctoral study at Victoria University.

How to Apply

  • To apply for the Victoria Doctoral Scholarships, visit the online application website and follow the step by step application procedure.
  • Please note: It is very important to refer to the website for regulations and further process requirements regarding application for this scholarship.

Deadline: Application closes March 1, July 1, November 1

 

Click here for more details and to apply

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