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Victoria Doctoral Scholarships 2015

The Scholarships Office
Victoria University of Wellington,
PO Box 600, Wellington – 6140,
New Zealand,
Phone : (04) 463 5113 or (04) 463 5557,
E-mail : scholarships-office@vuw.ac.nz
Website : www.fis.org.nz

To encourage postgraduate research Victoria offers scholarships to those about to begin their doctoral studies. These scholarships are awarded on academic merit and are open to New Zealand and international students in any discipline. These scholarships are awarded on academic merit and are open to New Zealand and international students in any discipline.

Purpose of Victoria Doctoral Award :

These Scholarships are intended to encourage and support doctoral study ( PhD ) at Victoria University of Wellington. As part of the requirements of this Scholarship, the recipient is expected to contribute 150 hours per annum to the academic life of the School in which they undertake study.

The purpose of this contribution is to provide them with an insight into the work undertaken by, and the expectations placed on, the academic community in the University. It also provides an opportunity to develop enduring relationships with the School. This contribution may be as a tutor, research assistant, laboratory demonstrator or supervisor, or teaching assistant.

Victoria Doctoral Scholarships 2015 Selection Criteria

The Scholarships are open to graduates of any university within or outside of New Zealand who intend to enrol full time for a Doctorate ( PhD ) at Victoria University or who have commenced their doctoral study at Victoria University. It is important to read the scholarship regulations available from the link above before application.

Applicants with Victoria University ‘offers of study’ of who are current Victoria University doctoral students must apply on the application form available from the link at the top of this webpage.

Please Note : In most cases the process for applying for doctoral ( PhD ) study at Victoria and applying for a Victoria Doctoral Scholarship is one process. From 01st January, 2010, for new doctoral ( PhD ) applicants there will be one application process for admission to the doctoral program and University and for doctoral scholarships. The combined application form is available on the Faculty of Graduate Research Website www.victoria.ac.nz/fgr/prospective-phds/scholarships.aspx

Please Note : Although funding applications will be considered from full time students seeking scholarship support for a doctoral degree for which they are already enrolled at Victoria, if you have applied for a Victoria PhD scholarship in the past, you must provide updated or additional information to apply for a second round. Such applications must be accompanied by clear strong support from supervisors.

Number of awards offered : 35 Each Round

Value : $23,500 stipend annually + tuition fees. Conditions apply see the regulations for details.

Closing dates for Victoria Doctoral Scholarships 2015 Applications

01st November, 2015 ( Sunday )
1st March, 2015 – 1st July, 2015 and 1st November, 2015