Research Masters Scholarship At The University of Waikato 2023, New Zealand

Closing date: 30 April 2023

Student type: Domestic and International students are eligible for this scholarship program.

Level of study: Postgraduate (Research)

Study area: Any

Scholarship value: $15,000

Description: The University of Waikato Research Masters Scholarship (formerly the University of Waikato Masters Research Scholarship) was established in 1997 as part of the University’s commitment to graduate research. The Scholarship supports students undertaking a master’s thesis at the University of Waikato. The number of scholarships offered each year is based primarily on the total pool of funding available. Applicants who have already started their thesis may apply.


To be eligible, applicants must:

1. be enrolled in, or intending to enrol full-time in their first master’s degree including a 593 (90-point thesis) or 594 (120-point thesis)

2. have had contact with a potential University of Waikato master’s thesis supervisor (the

potential supervisor may be asked to confirm their involvement with the applicant’s


3. have not applied for this Scholarship before, i.e., applicants may only apply once.

4. The Scholarship is open to NZ Citizens, NZ Permanent residents, NZ Resident Class Visa

holders or Australian Citizens/Permanent Residents domiciled in NZ, and international

students. International students must have completed at least 120-points of study at a NewZealand university (by the closing date of the round in which they are applying) .

5. Academic merit, with an expected minimum grade average of ‘A-’ for their most recent 240-points of study. Where applicable, the Selection Panel may pay particular

attention to results from 400- and/or 500-level papers.

How to apply: apply online

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