University of Auckland Summer Scholarships for Domestic and International Students in New Zealand, 2018

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Description

University of Auckland is offering Summer Scholarships to all high-achieving domestic and international students with potential to succeed in postgraduate research.
Students are expected to conduct a research project under supervision for 10 weeks over the summer months.

About University of Auckland
The University of Auckland is the highest ranked New Zealand university in the main world university rankings systems. The mission of the University of Auckland is to be:“A research-led, international university, recognized for excellence in teaching, learning, research, creative work, and administration, for the significance of its contributions to the advancement of knowledge and its commitment to serving its local, national and international communities.”

    Level
    Postgraduate research

    Field(s)

    Scholarships are provided in faculty’s list of available projects: Faculty of Arts, Business School, Faculty of Education and Social Work, Faculty of Engineering, Faculty of Law, Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences, Faculty of Science, Auckland Bioengineering Institute and Liggins Institute.

    Benefits
    1. Scholarship includes $6,000 tax-free stipend.
    2. Career enhancement
    3. Acquisition of more research skills and international collaboration

    Eligibility
    1. New Zealand and international applicants can apply for these summer research scholarships

    2. Applicants must have completed at least two years of an undergraduate degree and be either
    enrolled in an undergraduate degrees at a New Zealand university at the time of scholarship application
    or
    enrolled in a postgraduate bachelor (honours) or postgraduate diploma programme (some faculties) at a New Zealand university at the time of scholarship application
    or
    enrolled in an undergraduate degree at an international institution in 2017.

    3. Applicants must have a scholarship GPA/GPE of 6.00 or above (5.50 for M?ori or Pacific students).

    4. Applicants must have identified a clearly defined project and suitable supervisor willing to supervise the project. For the Faculty of Creative Arts and Industries, you are required to devise the project; for all other faculties, refer to your faculty’s list of available projects.

    5. Generally, candidates shouldn’t have held a Summer Research Scholarship previously (for exceptions, check the regulations).

    6. Applicants must not be seeking employment as a tutor during Summer School or in paid employment either inside or outside the University during the tenure of your Summer Research Scholarship.

    7. Applicants must haven’t started a masters, doctoral, or taught postgraduate programme (some taught programmes are permitted: check the regulations), or be completing a dissertation or thesis on an extension.

    8. Applicants must be proficient in the English language.

    Deadline
    August 3, 2018

    Application Process
    To be considered for a Summer Research Scholarship, ALL applicants must make their application in two steps:

    1. Apply for admission to the Summer Research Scholarship Programme

    2. Apply for a scholarship and a project
    If you wish to apply for projects in two or more faculties you must complete a separate scholarship application for each relevant faculty (you only need to apply for admission to the Summer Research Scholarship Programme once).

    Visit the webpage to learn more about this scholarship opportunity

    To apply online, click here

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