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University Of Waikato Doctoral Scholarship 2023 – New Zealand


The University of Waikato is accepting the application for a Doctoral degree to study in New Zealand. University of Waikato PhD Scholarship is fully funded Ph.D.research scholarships for domestic and international students from all around the world for the academic year 2023-2024


Up to $25,000 pa + domestic tuition fees and Student Services Levy.


  • 2.1 The Scholarship is open to New Zealand citizens, permanent residents, and international students.

  • 2.2 The Scholarship is for candidates enrolling in a doctoral qualification, i.e. a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), Doctor of Musical Arts (DMA), Doctor of Education (EdD), or Doctor of Juridical Science (SJD), at the University of Waikato.

  • 2.3 Candidates will normally be seeking to obtain their first doctoral qualification.

  • 2.4. Candidates should normally be intending to study full-time at the University of Waikato.

    • 2.4.1. Candidates who have socially compelling reasons for enrolling in part-time study (e.g. illness, disability, parent or carer responsibilities) may apply to the Scholarships Executive for permission to be awarded the Scholarship. The candidate should email, outlining the reasons for the request and providing appropriate evidence of the need to study part-time. These requests will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

    • 2.4.2. During any period of part-time enrolment, the value and duration of a recipient’s Scholarship will be adjusted on a pro rata basis.

    • 2.4.3. Candidates will not be granted permission to hold a University of Waikato Doctoral Scholarship on a part-time basis if they wish to undertake full-time paid employment or substantial part-time employment.

    • 2.4.4. Recipients are required to transfer to full-time enrolment if a change in their circumstances means they no longer qualify to hold the Scholarship in accordance with Clause 2.4.1.

  • 2.5. Candidates employed by the University of Waikato will not be eligible for the Scholarship, except when permission is granted in accordance with Clause 2.5.1.

    • 2.5.1. Employment as a sessional assistant, or similar, may be permitted, provided the hours worked do not contravene.

Deadline: 30th September 2023

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