Victoria Master's [by thesis] Scholarship

For the purpose of encouraging postgraduate research at Victoria, the University offers scholarships to students about to commence a full-time, research-focussed Master’s degree.
In 2008 over thirty scholarships shall be offered, consisting of a $15,000 stipend, plus domestic fees. International students, other than those from Australia, France and Germany, will be liable to pay the difference between the full international student fee and the domestic fee.

Purpose of award
To encourage research at Masters level at Victoria university. Only those students enrolled solely for a 90 point thesis are eligible to apply.

Selection criteria
Only those students enrolled solely for a 90 point thesis or above are eligible to apply. In some cases this will be Part 2 of a two-year Master’s degree and will usually have the course code 591. Students who are enrolled in Master’s degree programmes that have thesis or research components of less than 90 points, or who elect not to enrol for the solely by thesis option, but instead enrol in taught courses, internships, performance, portfolio, practicum, or other programme options, are eligible to apply for the Victoria Graduate Scholarships. Creative Writing candidates are eligible to apply for the Master's [by thesis] Scholarship.

Number of awards offered

Domestic tuition fees

Tenure of award
One year

Closing dates for applications
Sunday 01 November 2009
Monday 01 November 2010

How do students apply?
Applications for these scholarships must be made on the forms obtainable from the top of this page or from the Scholarships Office. It is important that you submit ONLY the documentation requested on the application form available from the link above, additional information will not be circulated to selection panels. Application forms and supporting documents should be sent to:

Scholarships Office
Research Office
10 Kelburn Parade
Victoria University of Wellington
PO Box 600
Wellington, New Zealand

For guidelines, application forms and more information about this award contact:
The Scholarships Office
Victoria University of Wellington
PO Box 600 Wellington
New Zealand

Phone: (04) 463 5113 or (04)463 5557
E-mail: [email protected]