Colgate AUT Oral Health (Honours) Scholarship

Closing date: February
Value of Award: Up to $12000
No. of awards: One
Tenure: One year

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To encourage and enable oral health study and research as well as to recognise student academic achievement via the AUT Bachelor of Health Science (Honours) programme.

Selection criteria:

  • 1. AUT applicants must have completed the Bachelor of Health Science (Oral Health) with a B grade average or higher in level 7 papers or the equivalent for non-AUT graduates. 2. Applicants must intend to enroll full-time and meet the entry criteria for the Bachelor of Health Science (Honours) with a research topic related to oral health in Semester One, 2022.  Applicants who have not yet applied for admission to the programme should commence this process immediately. 3. Preference will be given to applicants who have completed an oral health or related programme no more than two years prior to the time of application.  4. Preference will be given to NZ citizens or permanent residents. 5. Recipients of this scholarship are not eligible to reapply to support the same programme of study in subsequent years.

General Information:

How do students apply?
Applicants for this scholarship must complete the AUT online scholarship application by the closing date and upload: 1. A brief Curriculum Vitae (maximum two pages). 2. A one-page personal statement outlining the applicant’s academic and career goals. 3. Brief outline (maximum 2 page) of intended research topic or area of research interest within oral health. 4. Academic transcripts for any previous tertiary study that was not completed at AUT.  Reference:  Applicants must nominate via the online portal one academic referee in support of their application. The nominated referee will be sent an email from the application portal AUT CommunityForce and asked to comment on the applicant’s ability to succeed in their study and their suitability for the scholarship.
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Decision makers
If there is more than one qualifying applicant, a selection panel consisting of the Head of Oral Health Department and two other AUT Oral Health staff nominated by the Head will make the decision. Colgate may have an additional representative on the panel.

How and when do students learn of the decision?
The University Scholarships Office will notify all applicants of the outcome as soon as the panel have made their decision.

What conditions are attached to acceptance of this award?
The scholarship cannot be deferred.  The recipient cannot hold another scholarship during the tenure or for the same programme of study.

Additional information
Information about the programme is available at

Who else has information about this award?
Professor Zac Morse Tel: +64 22 649 0553  Email:

For guidelines, application forms and more information about this award contact:

Auckland University of Technology

Phone: +64 9 921 9837


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