The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade (MFAT), is making available Postgraduate Field Research Awards to assist Masters and Doctoral students meet a proportion of their travel expenses and associated costs in carrying out field research in developing countries.
-Be a New Zealand citizen or permanent resident. -Be undertaking the research as part of a New Zealand based Master’s degree or Doctorate. -Be undertaking the research in a developing country (or multiple countries) listed in the Eligible Research Locations and Themes document. -Be undertaking the research for a minimum period of four weeks in the year following the year of application. -Have received (or will receive prior to commencement) university ethics approval to conduct the research. -Have received (or will receive prior to commencement) approval to conduct research from the appropriate government authorities of the country in which research will be conducted.