Applications are invited for the 2015 round of the New Zealand International Doctoral Research Scholarships (NZIDRS). The NZIDRS are open for international students (except from New Zealand, Australia and Fiji) to undertake PhD study at a New Zealand university. In order to receive the scholarship, applicants must meet the requirements for direct entry into a PhD programme at a New Zealand University. The NZIDRS provides full tuition fees plus a living stipend for up to 36 months. The application deadline is 15 July 2015.
Study Subject(s): Scholarships are awarded in any discipline.
Course Level: Scholarships are available to undertake PhD study at any of New Zealand’s eight Universities: AUT University, Lincoln University, Massey University, University of Auckland, University of Canterbury, University of Otago, University of Waikato, Victoria University of Wellington..
Scholarship Provider: The NZIDRS are funded by the New Zealand Government and administered by Education New Zealand.
What does it cover?
The NZIDRS provides full tuition fees plus a living stipend for up to 36 months. The NZIDRS cover:
-University tuition fees and associated student levies for 3 years
-An annual living stipend of NZ$25,000 or NZ$2083.33 per month for 36 months
-Medical insurance coverage up to NZ$600 annually for 3 years
Selection Criteria: The New Zealand International Doctoral Research Scholarships are awarded based on academic excellence and the impact of the proposed research for New Zealand. Research projects should have a tangible, positive effect on:
-New Zealand’s economy, in terms of international trade and business development in key sectors
-Or, New Zealand’s population in terms of health and safety
-Or, Research and scholarship in the above two areas
How to Apply: Download and complete an NZIDRS application form and submit it in hard copy by post
-Answer all questions by completing all fields of your application form and submit your form along with all required documents to Education New Zealand by 15 July 2015.