Business Postgraduate International Exchange Scholarship

Closing date: Applications are closed until the International Exchange recommences in due course
Value of Award: $5,000 for each recipient.
No. of awards: Two Postgraduate International Exchange Scholarships per semester.
Tenure: One semester or may be allocated across two semesters upon approval. To be used to support the travel and accommodation costs associated with approved international exchange to students currently studying in a postgraduate programme in the Business School.

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The AUT Business School is pleased to be able to offer a scholarship to enable postgraduate Business students to undertake an international exchange at a business school at an international partner business school.

The aim of the Business International Exchange Scholarship is to offer assistance to students when, due to financial circumstances, it would be difficult for them to undertake an exchange.

Selection criteria:

  • All applicants for these scholarships must; •Be New Zealand citizens or permanent residents. •Be enrolled full-time in a postgraduate programme in the AUT Business School. •Demonstrate a satisfactory academic record with a minimum B grade average. •Be accepted for an international exchange by an AUT Business School approved business school partner.

General Information:

How do students apply?
Application is through the AUT on-line scholarship application portal. Applicants must upload to their application: •A written statement outlining (1) which business school the applicant has been accepted into and why they chose that school; (2) how the international exchange experience will benefit the applicant; (3) the financial circumstances that would make it difficult to undertake an overseas exchange; and (4) the ability to fund the balance of the costs associated with the exchange if their application is successful (a one semester exchange generally incurs a cost of $10,000- $12,000 depending on the destination). Applicants must nominate two referees through the portal; referees will be contacted to provide a reference statement through the portal.  
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Decision makers
Recipients will be selected by the scholarship selection panel, comprising the Business School Associate Dean International and the Associate Dean Academic.

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?
Recipients must write a report and submit the report to the Business School Associate Dean International on their exchange experience and the outcomes from it within one month of the completion of their exchange.

Additional information
Recipients must complete the exchange as approved.

Who else has information about this award?

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

Auckland University of Technology

Phone: +64 9 921 9837


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