The mid-year scholarships round has now closed. Potential applicants both New Zealand citizens and permanent residents and international students are invited to apply for the October 2013 round of the AUT Vice-Chancellor's Doctoral Scholarships. These scholarships can be taken up for study from January 2014.
Application for this scholarship scheme opens on 1 August and closes on Tuesday 15 October 2013 at 4pm.Application form and supporting documents
Each scholarship consists of an annual stipend of NZ$25,000 plus tuition fees and student services levy for up to three years and is currently valued at approximately NZ$95,000.
AUT is New Zealand’s newest and most innovative University and is rapidly developing its research portfolio covering many subject areas. AUT’s research strengths are broad and our PhD students are at the heart of our research culture. In order to attract and to recognise highly achieving research students AUT provides Vice Chancellor’s Doctoral Scholarships. Visit the links below for information about the research we do and our research units.
This is the second of two doctoral scholarship rounds in 2013. Applicants must meet the admission criteria for a doctoral programme i.e. a relevant master’s degree or a bachelor(honours) degree with first or second class (first division) honours. Recipients of this scholarship will normally have the equivalent of first class honours. Click here to see the eligibility criteria for a doctoral programme. Preference will be given to new applicants to the PhD programme.
Consideration will also be given to an applicant’s research experience and publication record and previous study should include evidence of research methodology papers and an independent research project, including the writing of a report on that research.
Applying for this scholarship and applying to admission into the PhD programme are two separate processes at AUT. Therefore, if you have not already applied for the PhD programme at AUT you must complete both steps of the combined application process outlined below.
If you are an existing PhD student or already have an offer of place go directly to step 2.
The holding of this scholarship is conditional on acceptance into the AUT doctoral programme. As the admissions process may take up to two months to complete it is important prior to applying for this scholarship for:
a) Domestic applicants to contact the postgraduate office of the faculty with which you wish to conduct your research for information and advice on the application for study process.
b) International applicants to contact email@example.com for advice regarding the admissions process for international students
It is strongly advised that you apply for admission prior to applying for these scholarships. If all your previous study has been done at AUT, or you have already provided correctly certified copies of your documents for admission, you may apply for the scholarship by email using the email address you have provided to AUT during the admission process.