Master of Professional Language Studies (Language Teaching) Scholarships

Application Form
Closing date: 06/07/2018
6 July 2018
Value of Award: Full fees and student levies upto 120pts of study.
No. of awards: Up to 20
Tenure: The scholarship is available for three consecutive semesters only (eighteen months) of  full time or part time study

The study of language, society and culture is at the core of the broad spectrum of knowledge known as the humanities. AUT's language and culture programmes focus on language in its widest sense.

The purpose of this scholarship is to encourage and support postgraduate study in the area of Language Teaching. The scholarship is open to domestic students only.

Selection criteria:

General Information:

How do students apply?
Scholarship applicants must complete the AUT online Scholarship Application available from mid-May of the year of application and upload:
• A brief CV (no more than two pages)
• Academic transcripts for any tertiary study completed at any institution other than AUT. 
• Two testimonials which include reference to the candidate’s applied language studies/linguistic background, as well as their general academic performance and potential.
Application Form

Decision makers
Applicants will be considered by a selection panel from the School of Language and Culture.
No scholarship will be awarded if the panel is of the opinion that there is no applicant of sufficient merit applying for the award.
Selection will be based on academic merit. Consideration will also be given to strategic equity objectives.
Preference will be given to full time students.

How and when do students learn of the decision?
As soon as possible after the closing date.

What conditions are attached to acceptance of this award?
• The recipient must be accepted into the Master of Professional Language Studies programme.
• Students may not hold any other fees scholarship in conjunction with this scholarship.The recipient may hold additional non-tuition fee based scholarships with approval of the Head of Department and the Scholarships Office.
• The scholarship must be taken up in the period 10 July to 31 August in the year of application.
• The scholarship may be terminated at any point should any unfavourable report be received from lecturers regarding grades, or attendance.
• Scholars may hold the scholarship and also be employed by the School but the employment arrangement must be managed separately under AUT’s Human Resources policies and processes.

Additional information

Who else has information about this award?

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