Victoria PhD Scholarship

Purpose of award
These Scholarships are intended to encourage doctoral study at Victoria University of Wellington.

Selection criteria
The Scholarships are open to graduates of any university within or outside of New Zealand who intend to enrol either for PhD. In exceptional cases, applications may be considered from students seeking scholarship support for a PhD degree for which they are already enrolled at VUW. In such cases applicants are required to provide detailed evidence of their exceptional circumstances which must be accompanied by clear support from their supervisor.

Number of awards offered

Approx 30 for PhD study each round

$21,000 annually (from March 2009)
Domestic tuition fees
$500 thesis allowance

Tenure of award
Scholarships will normally be tenable for three years. For a student who has already been enrolled for a PhD at VUW for more than three months at the time when the offer of a Scholarship is made to him/her, the maximum length of tenure of the Scholarship will be reduced at the discretion of the Scholarships Committee.

Closing dates for applications

Sunday 01 November 2009

How do students apply and all the necessary information tied to this scholarship can be found at: