Doctoral Scholarships and Doctoral Scholarships for Maori are offered for the purpose of encouraging postgraduate research at Massey University and are awarded on academic ranking.
– Up to 10 Vice-Chancellor’s Doctoral Scholarships are offered each year. Priority will be given to domestic students.
– A designated number of Doctoral Scholarships are offered each year to applicants with a high Honours degree.
– One Doctoral Scholarship for Maori students will be awarded each year. The awarding of any Doctoral Scholarship is discretionary and is dependent upon funding.
-The Doctoral Scholarships are open to persons who are enrolled or eligible to enrol full-time for a research paper of 120 credits during a 12 month period towards a Doctoral degree at Massey University.
– A full-time candidate will be expected to work 40 – 50 hours per week on their Doctoral qualification.
– Part-time applicants are not eligible. Applicants already holding a PhD are not eligible to apply.
– Consideration will normally only be given to students with a GPA of 7.0 or better (on a 9 point scale, or 3.7 on a 4 point scale), or an A- average or better in graduate level papers.
– Applicants who are completing Honours or Masters thesis or research report must be due to submit by the end of the year (for October applications).
– Applicants holding academic qualifications from all countries other than New Zealand, Australia, Germany, Switzerland, or the United States of America must arrange a course by course evaluation