This is to announce the commencement of the University of Otago Scholarships for International students. Therefore, application is invited for suitably qualified international students to University of Otago in New Zealand.
The University of Otago International Research Master’s Scholarship provides funding to support international Master’s students studying at the University of Otago.
We highly recommend reading through this article before applying for this fellowship to understand all of the specifics about it, including Eligibility, fellowship Benefits, How to Apply, the Application Deadline, and other pertinent information. Also See: University of Queensland Earmarked Scholarship in Australia 2022
- Institution(s): University of Otago
- Category: Masters | PhD
- Host Country: New Zealand
- Eligible Countries: International
- Reward: partially funded
- Deadline: not specified
Otago offers research Master’s scholarships to support students during the thesis part of a research Master’s degree (pre-thesis papers are not covered by these scholarships), or those studying for a coursework Master’s that does not have a thesis component.
The University of Otago Doctoral Scholarship provides funding to support doctoral students studying at the University of Otago.
The Scholarship is available to both domestic and international students. Candidates for professional doctorates, as well as the PhD, are welcome to apply.
Eligibility for Masters
Applicants must be:
- obtaining their first Master’s qualification
- international students
- undertaking a thesis-based Master’s
Note: Selection is based predominantly on academic merit and the applicant’s potential for research
Eligibility for PhD
Applicants must usually be:
- seeking to obtain their first doctoral qualification
Currently eligible international students
Decisions can currently be made on University of Otago Doctoral Scholarship applications from the following groups of international students:
• International students currently residing in New Zealand
• Australian citizens
• International students with a border exemption to study in New Zealand under an approved government cohort or as a critical worker
• International students with approval to commence their programme overseas.
Our Doctoral Scholarships Selection Panel will convene monthly meetings to consider these applications until the end of July 2022.
Note: Selection is based predominantly on academic merit and the applicant’s potential for research.
If you are not eligible for the University of Otago Scholarships 2022, you can search for alternative Scholarship Opportunities here
Scholarship Benefits and Duration
Please note this Scholarship will only provide support for the thesis component of a Master’s Research degree for up to 1 year full-time enrolment. It also only partially covers the cost of your tuition fees. As an international student you will be charged a higher level of tuition fees than a New Zealand domestic student. The Scholarship covers tuition fees for your thesis only at the domestic fee rate, i.e. the cost a New Zealand student would pay for their fees. This will be significantly less than the overall cost of your tuition fees and you will need to pay the difference between the two rates yourself. Please check with our International Office for tuition fee rates
NZ$16,000 stipend per annum plus a tuition fee waiver for 1 year capped at the domestic rate for Master’s study (excludes student services fee and insurance)
NZ$28,600 stipend per annum plus a domestic tuition fees waiver for 36 months (excludes student services fee and insurance) Professional Doctorates (DClinDent, DMA, DBA, EDd) – NZ$28,600 stipend per annum plus a tuition fee waiver for up to 36 months capped at the domestic rate (excludes student services fee and insurance).
Number of Masters Scholarships available-8
Number of Doctoral Scholarships available-200
How to Apply
Applications for doctoral scholarships are made online through the eVision portal and can be made at any time of the year. Once you have applied for admission to your programme you will receive an alert in your student portal inviting you to apply for a scholarship. To start your application, click ‘Click here to Apply’.
Applications are made online through the eVision portal after applying for admission to a programme. The application form will be available through an alert at one of the following times:
- when applying for admission (if the degree is by thesis only, or if the thesis will begin straight away) – you will receive an alert in your eVision portal after applying for admission to your programme, inviting you to apply for a scholarship; or,
- just before the thesis component is about to begin (usually at the start of the second year for a master’s degree by papers and thesis) – you will receive an alert in your eVision portal after enrolling in your thesis paper.
To start your application, click ‘Click here to Apply’.
Applicants can apply for this scholarship anytime