Scholarships and Awards available to AUT students

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New Zealand AUT-NCUK Excellence Scholarship
Closing date: 31 May 2021
Purpose: This scholarship is exclusive to high achieving international students enrolled in the NCUK New Zealand Global Education Pathway programmes, who wish to study at Auckland University of Technology (AUT).


AUT Postgraduate Scholarships
Closing date: 15 Jun 2021
Purpose: AUT Postgraduate Scholarship (coursework) is available to full-time students undertaking study at Level 8 or above (New Zealand Qualifications Framework) who have demonstrated the potential to achieve highly.   The Scholarships are available to recent AUT students and alumni and graduates from other NZ universities intending to enrol in one of the following programmes: - A Postgraduate Diploma  - A one year AUT Honours programme. Fourth year Law, Engineering and Science students are not eligible to apply. - A coursework master’s programme.  The scholarship will cover a fees contribution for a total of 120pts including coursework and a research project or dissertation of up to 60pts. - The coursework year of a Professional Doctorate (120pts of coursework may be spread over two years).


June Opie Fellowship
Closing date: 31 Oct 2021
Purpose: The award, available to Citizens and Permanent Residents of Australia, Canada and New Zealand, is designed as an incentive for students of high academic achievement who have a severe disability.


Frank Knox Memorial Fellowships at Harvard University
Closing date: 01 Nov 2021
Purpose: The Frank Knox Memorial Fellowship program promotes this legacy through scholarly exchange, in part by providing fellowships to students from Australia, Canada, New Zealand, and the United Kingdom who wish to conduct graduate study at one of Harvard University’s ten graduate or professional schools.


The AUT Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Doctoral Scholarship
Closing date: 01 Nov 2021
Purpose: Awarded annually to a doctoral student who is a citizen and resident of one of the following Pacific countries; Cook Islands, Fiji, Kiribati, Nauru, Niue, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tokelau, Tonga and Vanuatu to carry out doctoral study at AUT University. By awarding The Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee AUT Doctoral Scholarship AUT aims to: Develop an internationally-aware, skilled future leader Establish enduring education and professional linkages.


Zonta International Amelia Earhart Fellowships- New Zealand
Closing date: 15 Nov 2021
Purpose: The Amelia Earhart Fellowship is awarded annually to women pursuing Ph.D./doctoral degrees in aerospace-related sciences and aerospace-related engineering.


Auckland Council Research Scholarship in Urban Economics
Closing date: 01 Feb 2022
Purpose: The purpose of this scholarship is to encourage and support postgraduate research into urban economics that has relevance to local government in New Zealand, and to Auckland in particular.   Research will be carried out at a New Zealand university in one of two categories:   1.      Economic research that is directly relevant to the Auckland Plan or Auckland Council’s Unitary Plan, particularly studies related to transportation and infrastructure economics, market forces in the development of cities, land, housing and urban economics, and environmental economics. 2.      Economic research that addresses a topic which is relevant to and informs the economic knowledge of local government in Auckland and New Zealand, particularly with regard to challenges we are facing including housing, infrastructure, social inequity, climate change/environmental outcomes.


AUT -Wuhan University Semester Fees Scholarship
Purpose: In order to strengthen the partnership between Wuhan University and Auckland University of Technology (AUT), AUT will offer up to four fee scholarships annually (two in Semester 1 and two in Semester 2) for one semester of study in an undergraduate degree programme within the Faculty of Culture and Society based at AUT.   


AUT Doctoral Scholarships
Purpose: From 2019 AUT will offer two categories of AUT Scholarships: AUT Vice Chancellor’s Doctoral Scholarships (conditions apply see eligibility criteria) a.       New doctoral applicants with a GPA of 8.0 or above in their most recent qualifying programme will be guaranteed a scholarship provided the qualifying programme was completed at a New Zealand university and they meet the additional conditions below; or  b.       New Māori and domestic Pacific doctoral applicants with a GPA of 7.5 or above, from their most recent qualifying programme will be guaranteed a scholarship provided the qualifying programme was completed at a New Zealand university and they meet the additional conditions below. Applicants applying under b) must be citizens or permanent residents of New Zealand. AUT Doctoral Scholarships The contestable rounds are open to all eligible applicants. Applicants may be New Zealand citizens or permanent residents, or International students. Applications open one month prior to the closing date.


AUT Research Masters Scholarships
Purpose: AUT Research Masters Scholarships are available to full-time students undertaking a programme of research at Level 9 on the New Zealand Qualifications Framework (NZQF) with a thesis component of 90pts or 120pts who have demonstrated the potential to achieve highly.  The Scholarships are available to AUT students or alumni, and alumni of any other New Zealand tertiary institution.


AUT Undergraduate Scholarships
Purpose: AUT Undergraduate Scholarships are available to high achieving full-time students undertaking undergraduate degree programmes of study at AUT who are entering the second or third year of their undergraduate degree. Students undertaking a four year undergraduate degree programme may apply for support for their fourth year.


AUT Vice Chancellor's Doctoral Scholarships
Purpose: From 2020 AUT will offer two categories of AUT Scholarships. AUT Vice Chancellor's Scholarships are available only to: a.       New doctoral applicants with a GPA of 8.0 or above in their most recent qualifying programme will be considered for a scholarship on a case-by-case basis provided the qualifying programme was completed at a New Zealand Tertiary Institution and they meet the additional conditions below; or  b.       New Māori and domestic Pacific doctoral applicants with a GPA of 7.5 or above, from their most recent qualifying programme will be considered for a scholarship on a case-by-case basis scholarship provided the qualifying programme was completed at a New Zealand Tertiary Institution and they meet the additional conditions below. Applicants applying under b) must be citizens or permanent residents of New Zealand. All other applicants must apply for an AUT Doctoral Scholarship.


Awarua Trust Scholarship
Purpose: To provide financial support to people in their pursuit of excellence.


Chevening Scholarships in New Zealand, Cook Islands and Samoa
Purpose: The Scholarships offer the opportunity to study for a one-year Master's degree at any of the UK's leading universities, and are awarded to outstanding established or emerging leaders across a wide range of fields: including politics, government, business, the media, the environment, civil society, religion, and academia.


Pacific Islands and Polynesian Education Foundation: Undergraduate Scholarship
Purpose: To provide financial assistance to Pacific Island students who are enrolled at a tertiary institution in New Zealand and are for the current year of study only. (Applicants studying at Private Training Establishments are NOT eligible).


Prime Minister's Pacific Youth Awards - Arts & Creativity Award
Purpose: This award recognises a young person who has demonstrated a significant level of achievement in the arts or has used the arts to effect change in their community.


Prime Minister's Pacific Youth Awards - Leadership & Inspiration Award
Purpose: This award recognises a young person who has demonstrated outstanding leadership qualities by leading a project in their community, church or school or has acted in a way that has inspired others to make a positive change in their own life or the lives of others.


The Capstone Editing Scholarship for Indigenous High School Students
Purpose: Capstone Editing seeks to make a modest contribution towards this target through our Scholarship for Indigenous High School Students. The scholarship will initially be available in South Australia, the home state of Dr Lines, but will hopefully be expanded to other states in the future.

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