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Scholarships at University of Auckland

There are 29 scholarships available at University of Auckland.

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)

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)

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

University of Auckland Business School Dean's Doctoral Scholarship

Study level

Postgraduate

Eligibility requirements

The intention of the Scholarship is to encourage and support academically excellent students to undertake full or part-time doctoral study on a pre-determined topic that falls within one or more of the four Strategic Research Themes of the University of Auckland Business School: productivity and sustainability, innovation and value creation, leadership and governance and internationalisation.

The Scholarship may be awarded to new applicants applying for admission to a PhD at the University of Auckland Business School. Students already enrolled in a PhD at the University of Auckland Business School are not eligible for consideration for this Scholarship.

Tenure: Up to three 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 $28,200 pa in 2020, domestic PhD fees and Health Insurance (if applicable)

Faculty of Creative Arts and Industries International Student Masters Award

Study level

Postgraduate

Eligibility requirements

The main purpose of the Award is to attract new international students to enrol in masters level study of one year or more in the Faculty of Creative Arts and Industries at the University of Auckland, and thereby to support the Faculty’s strategic objectives of teaching, research and collaborative partnerships with other universities.

The primary basis of selection will be academic achievement, measured by the grade point average (GPA) or grade point equivalent (GPE) assessed over the candidate’s most recent qualifying programme and the quality of the candidate’s portfolio or practice submitted with their application for admission to the masters programme. Candidates must have a GPA/GPE of 5.50 or above in their most recent qualifying programme to be eligible for award consideration.

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.

Closing date: By nomination

Value details

International student tuition fees

University of Auckland Foundation Pathway High Achiever Award

Study level

Undergraduate

Eligibility requirements

The main purpose of the Award is to recognise high achievers from our Foundation Pathway partners, UP Education and Taylors College, who wish to enrol in undergraduate study at the University of Auckland.

Tenure: One 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

NZ $1,000 - NZ $5,000

University of Auckland International Student Excellence Scholarship

Study level

Undergraduate,Postgraduate

Eligibility requirements

The main purpose of the Scholarships is to attract new international students of high calibre to enrol in undergraduate and postgraduate taught study of one year or more at the University of Auckland. 

Applicable study: New full-fee paying international students undertaking a PGDip or Masters (taught) of 120 points or more or an undergraduate degree (with overseas secondary or post-secondary qualifications)

Tenure: 1 year

Application details

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

Closing date: 21 November (Semester One intake) and 20 April (Semester Two intake)

Value details

Up to NZ $10,000 for either postgraduate study and undergraduate study

Postgraduate Awards

Study level

Postgraduate

Eligibility requirements

The Awards were established by the Faculty of Law to encourage and support academically outstanding students to undertake a Master of Laws, Master of Legal Studies and Master of Taxation Studies at the Auckland Law School. 

The awards are intended to cover a substantial amount of the recipients’ costs. The awards will be made by the Dean of Law (or their nominee), upon the recommendation of a selection committee. The awards will be made on the basis of academic merit.

Tenure: One year

Application details

Application for the award shall be made in writing to: Faculty of Law , University of Auckland, Private Bag 92019, Auckland 1142.

Closing date: 30 January and 30 June of every academic year

Value of scholarship

4,85,464 total value