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Scholarships at University of Auckland

There are 32 scholarships available at University of Auckland.

Asian Development Bank - Japan Scholarship Programme

Study level

Postgraduate

Eligibility requirements

Eligible applicants must be / have:

  • A national of an ADB borrowing member
  • Gained admission to an approved masters at an approved academic institution
  • A bachelors degree or its equivalent with superior academic record
  • At least two years of full-time professional work experience (acquired after a university degree) at the time of application
  • Proficiency in oral and written English communication skills to be able to pursue studies
  • Under 35 years old at the time of application. In exceptional cases, for programmes which are appropriate for senior officials and managers, the age limit is 45 years
  • In good health
  • Agree to return to your home country after completing the programme.

Ineligible: Executive Directors, Alternate Directors, management and staff of ADB, consultants, and relatives of the aforementioned; staff of JSP-designated institutions are not eligible to apply to their own institution; applicants living or working in a country other than his/her home country; applicants who are already enrolled in graduate degree programmes or who have already completed graduate degree programmes; undergraduate studies, distance learning programmes, short-term training, conferences, seminars, thesis writing, and research projects.

Application details

To be considered for the scholarship, you must submit the following documentation prior to the closing date:

  • Completed ADB-JSP Information Sheet 
  • Academic documentation – both academic transcripts and degree certificates
  • Certificate of Employment for the duration of employment issued by the company
  • Certificate of Income issued by the company 
  • Certificate of Family Income issued by the company. Must be either your parents or spouses annual/monthly income.
  • Copy of your Passport
  • Valid IELTS test

Value details

Covers: tuition fees; airfare from the scholar's home country to Auckland, New Zealand; basic cost of living in Auckland; health and medical insurance in New Zealand; airfare from Auckland, New Zealand, to the scholar's home country at the conclusion of his or her course of study. For scholars engaged in research, a special grant may be available for thesis preparation

Application deadline

19 July 2020

Dean's Asia Scholarships in the Faculty of Business and Economics

Study level

Undergraduate

Eligibility requirements

The main purpose of the Scholarships is to support Asian international undergraduate students to complete a Bachelor of Commerce or Bachelor of Property degree at the University of Auckland Business School. Selection will be based on academic merit, financial need and demonstrated potential to succeed in business studies at university. 

Tenure: Up to 3 years

Application details

Scholarship applications will usually open around six weeks before the closing date. For further information, please contact the university website.

Value details

International student tuition fees

Colombo Plan Scholarship in Engineering

Study level

Undergraduate,Postgraduate

Eligibility requirements

The main purpose of the Scholarship is to assist international students who are citizens of Colombo Plan member countries, to study undergraduate or postgraduate engineering programmes at the University of Auckland.

Tenure: 1 year

Application details

Applicants can apply online.

Closing date: 1 July

Value of scholarship

1,36,184 total value

Barry Spicer and Owen G Glenn PhD Scholarships

Study level

Postgraduate

Eligibility requirements

The main purpose of the Scholarships is to fund postgraduate students who are admitted to the PhD programme in the University of Auckland Business School with the intention of undertaking research on a topic which has the potential to impact on New Zealand business and/or business development in a globalising world.

The Scholarship may be awarded to new students who have paid the fees, or arranged to pay the fees, for full-time enrolment in a PhD degree in the University of Auckland Business School. Eligible candidates who have begun their PhD programme in the University of Auckland Business School may also be considered for this Scholarship.

The Scholarship is tenable by international students who are paying domestic fees.

Tenure: Up to 3 years

Application details

Scholarship applications will usually open around six weeks before the closing date. For further information, please contact the university website.

Value details

Up to NZ $30,000 per annum plus compulsory fees

Application deadline

30 June 2020

Stanley Wishart Low Memorial Scholarship in Marine Science

Study level

Postgraduate

Eligibility requirements

The Scholarship will be awarded to a candidate who is intending to enrol full-time in a PhD specialising in the area of Marine Science.

Tenure: Up to 3 years

Application details

Scholarship applications will usually open around six weeks before the closing date. For further information, please contact the university website.

Value of scholarship

2,26,974 a year

Application deadline

31 October 2021

University of Auckland Senior Health Research Scholarships

Study level

Postgraduate

Eligibility requirements

The main purpose of the Scholarships is to provide financial support so that health professionals can return to the University to study for a doctorate in health related areas. 

Scholarships shall be awarded annually to new students enrolling full-time in the Degree of Doctor of Philosophy or Doctor of Medicine in the Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences or the Liggins Institute.

The Scholarships are tenable by international students who are paying domestic fees.

Tenure: Up to 36 months (pro-rated for part-time students) 

Application details

You do not need to apply for this Scholarship or complete an online application form, it is awarded on the recommendation of the relevant Faculty or University of Auckland Committee.

Value details

Up to NZ $40,000 per annum plus compulsory fees

Dean's International Doctoral Scholarships (FMHS)

Study level

Postgraduate

Eligibility requirements

The main purpose of the Scholarships is to attract international students of high calibre to pursue a research doctoral degree in the Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences. 

Tenure: Up to 36 months

Application details

You do not need to apply for this scholarship, award or prize or complete an online application form. It is awarded on the recommendation of the relevant faculty or University of Auckland committee.

Value details

Up to NZ $27,900 stipend per annum plus compulsory tuition fees, relocation grant, and health insurance

Faculty of Education and Social Work Postgraduate International Student Scholarship

Study level

Undergraduate,Postgraduate

Eligibility requirements

The main purpose of the Scholarship is to support international students to enrol into a specified postgraduate programme at the Faculty of Education and Social Work, and successfully establish themselves in Auckland. 

Specified programmes are: Bachelor of Education (Teaching) (Honours), Bachelor of Social Work (Honours), Master of Counselling, Master of Education, Master of Educational Leadership, Master of Education Practice, Master of Social and Community Leadership, Master of Social Work, Master of Social Work (Professional), Master of Teaching (Primary), Master of Teaching (Secondary), Master of Professional Studies in Education, Postgraduate Diploma in Counselling Theory, Postgraduate Diploma in Education, Postgraduate Certificate in Education, Postgraduate Diploma in Educational Leadership, Postgraduate Diploma in Professional Supervision and Postgraduate Diploma in Social Work.

Tenure: Up to 240 points of study
 

Application details

You do not need to apply for this scholarship or complete an online application form. It is awarded on the recommendation of the relevant faculty or University of Auckland committee.

Value details

Up to NZ $7,000

University of Auckland Health Research Doctoral Scholarships

Study level

Postgraduate

Eligibility requirements

The main purpose of the Scholarships is to encourage and support academically excellent students to study for a PhD in a health-related area in the Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences. 

Tenure: Up to 36 months (pro-rated for part-time students)

Application details

You do not need to apply for this Scholarship or complete an online application form, it is awarded on the recommendation of the relevant Faculty or University of Auckland Committee.

Value details

Up to NZ $27,900 per annum plus compulsory fees and international health insurance

Faculty of Science Masters Awards

Study level

Postgraduate

Eligibility requirements

The Awards will be made to students who have paid the fees, or arranged to pay the fees, for full-time enrolment in the degree of Master of Science, Master of Speech Language Therapy (Part II) or Master of Bioscience Enterprise. Students who have enrolled in a Master of Arts in the Science disciplines of Geography, Mathematics, Psychology and Statistics are also eligible.

The Awards will be made in Semesters 1 and 2 each year.

Tenure: One year

Application details

You do not need to apply for this award or complete an online application form. It is awarded on the recommendation of the relevant faculty or University of Auckland committee.

Value details

Up to NZ $3,000 pa

Master of Health Leadership – International Student Scholarships

Study level

Postgraduate

Eligibility requirements

The main purpose of the Scholarship is to support international students to develop leadership capabilities for the health sector and further their careers in health management, health care quality improvement, international health management and health leadership in their communities by enrolling into the Master of Health Leadership at the Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences. 

Students who have commenced study in a Master of Health Leadership are not eligible for consideration for these scholarships.

Tenure: Duration of the programme

Application details

You do not need to apply for this scholarship or complete an online application form. It is awarded on the recommendation of the relevant faculty or University of Auckland committee.

Value details

Up to NZ $15,000

University of Auckland Marsden Grant PhD Scholarship in Visual Neuroscience

Study level

Postgraduate

Eligibility requirements

The main purpose of the Scholarship is to support two PhD students at the University of Auckland who are undertaking research in visual neuroscience. 

The Scholarship may be awarded only to new students applying for admission to a PhD in the Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences at the University of Auckland who meet all the requirements of these regulations.

The Scholarship is tenable by full-time international students who are eligible to pay domestic fees

Tenure: Up to 36 months

Application details

You do not need to apply for this scholarship or complete an online application form. It is awarded on the recommendation of the relevant faculty or University of Auckland committee.

Value details

NZ $27,900 pa plus compulsory fees and international health insurance (if required)

MBIE PhD Scholarship in the Microbiology of the Hindgut in Seaweed-Eating Fish

Study level

Postgraduate

Eligibility requirements

The main purpose of the Scholarship is to support PhD students at the University of Auckland who are undertaking research on the microbiology of the hindgut in seaweed-eating fish.

The Scholarship may only be awarded to new students applying for admission to a PhD in the Faculty of Science at the University of Auckland who meet all the requirements of these regulations.

The Scholarship is tenable by full-time international students who are eligible to pay domestic fee.

Applicable study: PhD in Biological Sciences

Tenure: Up to 36 months

Application details

You do not need to apply for this scholarship or complete an online application form. It is awarded on the recommendation of the relevant faculty or University of Auckland committee.

Value details

As per University of Auckland Doctoral Scholarship NZ $27,900 pa plus compulsory fees and international health insurance (if required)

University of Auckland Acoustics Research Centre PhD Scholarship

Study level

Postgraduate

Eligibility requirements

Students will be considered for the award of a University of Auckland Acoustics Research PhD Scholarship at the time of application for admission to a PhD in the Faculty of Engineering at the University of Auckland.

The Scholarship is tenable by full-time international students who are eligible to pay domestic fees and who meet all the requirements of these regulations

Applicable study: PhD in Mechanical Engineering or Mechatronics Engineering 

Tenure: 1 year

Application details

You do not need to apply for this scholarship or complete an online application form. It is awarded on the recommendation of the relevant faculty or University of Auckland committee.

Value details

Up to NZ $27,300 pa plus compulsory fees and international health insurance (if required)

Philip Deibert PhD Scholarship in Planning

Study level

Postgraduate

Eligibility requirements

The Scholarship may be awarded only to new students applying for admission to a PhD in Planning in the Faculty of Creative Arts and Industries at the University of Auckland who meet all the requirements of these regulations.

The Scholarship is tenable by full-time international students who are eligible to pay domestic fees.

Tenure: 1 year

Application details

You do not need to apply for this scholarship or complete an online application form. It is awarded on the recommendation of the relevant faculty or University of Auckland committee.

Value details

Up to NZ $27,600 pa plus NZ $7,250 towards compulsory domestic fees

Colfuturo University of Auckland PhD Fees Bursary

Study level

Postgraduate

Eligibility requirements

The intention of the Fees Bursary is to encourage and support academically excellent international students who are part of the Semilleros de Talento programme to undertake doctoral study at the University of Auckland. 

The Bursary may be awarded to new students who have received a conditional or unconditional offer for admission to a PhD at the University of Auckland. Students already enrolled in a PhD at the University of Auckland are also eligible for consideration for this Bursary.

To take up the Bursary, the recipient must have paid the fees, or arranged to pay the fees, for full time enrolment in a PhD at the University of Auckland.

Tenure: Up to 3 years

Application details

Applicants can apply online.

Closing date: 1 July

Value details

Compulsory domestic PhD fees

University of Auckland Rutherford Fellowship PhD Scholarship in the Philosophy of Law

Study level

Postgraduate

Eligibility requirements

The main purpose of the Scholarship is to support a PhD student at the University of Auckland who is undertaking research in the philosophy of law, focusing on relations between state and other legal orders.

The Scholarship may be awarded only to new students applying for admission to a PhD in the Law at the University of Auckland who meet all the requirements of these regulations.

The Scholarship is tenable by full-time international students who are eligible to pay domestic fees.

Tenure: Up to 36 months

Application details

You do not need to apply for this scholarship or complete an online application form. It is awarded on the recommendation of the relevant faculty or University of Auckland committee.

Value details

NZ $27,600 pa plus compulsory fees and international health insurance (if required)

University of Auckland Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBChB) Graduate Entry - International Student Scholarship

Study level

Undergraduate

Eligibility requirements

The intention of the Scholarship is to support International Graduate entry students to undertake full-time study in the Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBChB) at the Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences. 

Students who have commenced study in any other programme at the University of Auckland are not eligible for consideration for these scholarships.

The Scholarship is tenable by full-time full fee paying international students who have gained entry to the MBChB programme through the International Graduate entry category.

Tenure: 5 years

Application details

You do not need to apply for this scholarship or complete an online application form. It is awarded on the recommendation of the relevant faculty or University of Auckland committee.

Value details

Up to NZ $70,000 each

University of Auckland Marsden Grant PhD Scholarship in Population Health Public Policy

Study level

Postgraduate

Eligibility requirements

The main purpose of the Scholarship is to support two PhD students at the University of Auckland who are undertaking research in unhealthy commodity industry studies.

The Scholarship may be awarded only to new students applying for admission to a PhD in the Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences at the University of Auckland who meet all the requirements of these regulations.

Tenure: Up to 36 months

Application details

Scholarship applications will usually open around six weeks before the closing date. For further information, please contact the university website.

Value details

NZ $27,300 pa plus NZ $7,700 towards compulsory domestic fees and international health insurance (if required)

CRE Grant PhD Scholarship in Food Policy Interventions

Study level

Postgraduate

Eligibility requirements

The main purpose of the Scholarship is to support a PhD student at the University of Auckland who is undertaking research in nutrition, public health or food policy. 

The Scholarship may be awarded only to new students applying for admission to a PhD in the Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences at the University of Auckland who meet all the requirements of these regulations.

The Scholarship is tenable by full-time international students who are eligible to pay domestic fees

Tenure: Up to 36 months

Application details

You do not need to apply for this scholarship or complete an online application form. It is awarded on the recommendation of the relevant faculty or University of Auckland committee.

Value details

NZ $27,900 pa plus compulsory fees and international health insurance (if required)