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University of Otago Scholarships

There are 8 scholarships available at University of Otago.

Otago School of Medical Sciences Pacific Peoples’ Postgraduate Scholarship

Study level

Undergraduate,Postgraduate

Eligibility requirements

Applicants must be:

  • of Indigenous Pacific Island descent (either domestic or international)
  • intending to enrol full-time in a 400-level postgraduate programme offered by the Otago School of Medical Sciences.

Value details

NZ $7,500 tuition fee waiver in the first instance

Application deadline

1 November 2017

Noni Wright Scholarship

Study level

Postgraduate

Eligibility requirements

Applicants must:

  • be currently enrolled or intending to enrol for full-time study at the University of Otago in the year following the closing date
  • be intending to study for the degree of MA or MFA in Theatre Studies, or for a PhD researching a topic in Theatre Studies.

Value of scholarship

2,27,254 total value

Application deadline

1 November 2017

Demand Response in the Agricultural Sector PhD Scholarship

Study level

Postgraduate

Eligibility requirements

The Centre for Sustainability calls for expressions of interest in a PhD scholarship focusing on "Demand response in the agricultural sector - a socio-technical study". The research will examine farmer interest in electricity demand response, examine the barriers that farmers face in engaging in demand response, and identify solutions to improve adoption of demand response strategies. Candidates with a background in socio-technical studies would be ideal, although those with a background in social or physical sciences will be considered if they have an interest in extending their theoretical and methodological scope. The scholarship is funded by Science for Technological Innovation, a National Science Challenge and the successful candidate will be based at the Centre for Sustainability, University of Otago.

Value of scholarship

12,49,894 a year

Value details

Value plus tuition fee waiver.

Application deadline

22 February 2018

University of Otago China Scholarship Council Tuition Fee Scholarship

Study level

Postgraduate

Eligibility requirements

Applicants must be:

  • obtaining their first Doctoral qualification
  • supported by the China Scholarship Council

Application details

Applicants can apply anytime.

Value details

Tuition fee waiver for up to 4 years, full time study only

University of Otago Doctoral Scholarship

Study level

Postgraduate

Eligibility requirements

The University of Otago Doctoral Scholarship provides funding to support doctoral students studying at the University of Otago.

The Scholarship is available to international students. Candidates for professional doctorates, as well as the PhD, are welcome to apply.

Application details

Applicants can apply anytime.

Value details

NZ $25,000 stipend per annum plus domestic tuition fees waiver (excludes student services fee and insurance)

University of Otago Pacific Island Doctoral Scholarship

Study level

Postgraduate

Eligibility requirements

The Scholarship is available to international students. Candidates for professional doctorates, as well as the PhD, are welcome to apply.

Applicants must be:

  • of indigenous Pacific Island descent
  • seeking to obtain their first doctoral qualification.

Selection is based predominantly on academic merit and the applicant’s potential for research.

Application details

Applicants can apply anytime.

Value details

Doctor of Philosophy - NZ $25,000 stipend per annum plus a domestic tuition fees waiver for 36 months (excludes student services fee and insurance) Professional Doctorates (DClinDent, DMA, DBA, EDd) - NZ $25,000 stipend per annum plus a tuition fee waiver for up to 36 months capped at the domestic rate (excludes student services fee and insurance).

New Zealand Development Scholarships (NZDS)

Study level

Undergraduate

Eligibility requirements

The New Zealand Government provides scholarships to citizens of some developing countries to undertake vocational training or tertiary level study in their home country, in New Zealand or in the Pacific region through the New Zealand Aid Programme.

Value of scholarship

9,80,826 a year

Value details

Value covers international tuition fees, living allowance, travel to and from home country, establishment and other educational allowances.

Commonwealth Scholarships

Study level

Undergraduate

Eligibility requirements

The New Zealand Government provides scholarships to citizens of some developing countries to undertake vocational training or tertiary level study in their home country, in New Zealand or in the Pacific region through the New Zealand Aid Programme.

Value of scholarship

9,80,826 a year

Value details

Value covers international tuition fees, living allowance, travel to and from home country, establishment and other educational allowances.

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