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Victoria University of Wellington Scholarships

There are 64 scholarships available at Victoria University of Wellington.

Colin Aikman Award

Study level

Undergraduate,Postgraduate

Eligibility requirements

Applicants should be intending to study law at Undergraduate, Masters or PhD Degree level at Victoria University of Wellington, with a focus on constitutional law, human rights, international law or other legal issues affecting the South Pacific. The Award will be made based on academic merit in accordance with the level of study of the applicant.

Application details

Applicants must complete the 'Application Form' and the 'Disclosure of Information' form and submit these to the Scholarship Office no later than the closing date.

Applicants other than those who have completed all their study at Victoria University of Wellington must include a certified copy of their academic record from these other institutions with the application form.

Applicants must include a brief one page outline of their research topic or intended course of study.

The application form must be submitted to Scholarships Manager, Scholarships Office, Victoria University of Wellington, PO Box 600, Wellington 6140, New Zealand.

Value details

At least NZ $5,000

Application deadline

30 October 2018

Erasmus Scholarship - VUW

Study level

Undergraduate

Eligibility requirements

This Scholarship is awarded to outstanding students who intend to complete the requirements for the BA with a major in Greek or Latin.

Applications may come from school leavers who will enter the University, or from university students who have already undertaken some study of Greek or Latin.

School leavers should submit a letter expressing their interest in studying Greek or Latin and the results of their NCEA Level 3 examination - or their results in the appropriate Scholarship examination - in the year prior to the award.

It is not a requirement that an applicant has studied Latin before attending University, although it is an advantage in applying for the Scholarship, so long as the applicant intends to major in Greek or Latin at University.

University applicants must have completed one year's study (at any level) in Greek or Latin; they should submit a letter indicating that they are currently majors in Greek or Latin, or expressing their intention to major in Greek or Latin, and an account of their marks in either, or both, of these languages.

Application details

Secondary school students who are interested are asked to contact the Programme Director of Classics, Victoria University of Wellington.

Value details

Approximately NZ $750 - subject to available funds

Application deadline

31 October 2018

W R Lauder Memorial Scholarship in Geology

Study level

Postgraduate

Eligibility requirements

Applications will be considered from full-time students in the School of Geography, Environment and Earth Sciences who are undertaking postgraduate research in any aspect of igneous or metamorphic petrology at either Master's or PhD levels.

The selection will be made on academic merit and financial need. Some preference may be given to applicants of Māori or Polynesian descent.

Application details

Applicants for the scholarship must ensure that the following documents are received with the application: completed Financial questionnaire; attach a CV with transcripts; recommendation from your principal supervisor; 300-word statement of the proposed research; and applicants (other than those that have completed all their study at Victoria University in Wellington) must include a certified copy of those academic records from other institutions. The application must be submitted to Scholarship Manager, Scholarships Office, Victoria University of Wellington, Po Box 600, Wellington 6140, New Zealand.

Value details

NZ $4,000 - Subject to funds available

Application deadline

Expected October 2018

Graduate Women Wellington - Masters by Thesis Scholarship

Study level

Postgraduate

Eligibility requirements

Scholarship is offered to encourage advanced university study by women at masters level. Candidates must be women enrolled or intending to enrol for a masters degree by thesis at Victoria University.

Candidates' academic merit and financial needs, with regard to dependants, will be taken into account.

Application details

Applicants for the scholarship must submit details of their proposed study programme; request referees to send the completed references directly to the Scholarship Office. Applicants other than those who have completed all their study at Victoria University of Wellington must attach certified copies of transcripts from other institutions; and financial statement in regards to any dependants (if applicable).

The application must be submitted to Scholarship Manager, Scholarships Office, Victoria University of Wellington, Po Box 600, Wellington 6140, New Zealand.

Value of scholarship

1,81,092 total value

Application deadline

31 October 2018

Andrea Brander Accommodation Scholarship

Study level

Undergraduate

Eligibility requirements

It is intended for students who would otherwise be unable to attend Victoria University for family or financial reasons. These grants can assist with accommodation costs in any of the Halls of Residence, flats or private board.

These scholarships are offered to students who are intending to enrol in their first year undergraduate studies, who would otherwise be unable to attend Victoria University for family or financial reasons.

Application details

Applicants for the scholarship will be required to provide: proof of financial need and eligibility for a Student Allowance; evidence that they have, or are likely to achieve, a university qualification; and evidence (usually in the form of a school reference) that they are likely to perform well academically. The application must be submitted to The Scholarships Office, Victoria University of Wellington, PO Box 600 Wellington 6140 New Zealand.

Value details

Each Scholarship is currently valued at NZ $1,500

Application deadline

1 November 2018

Frank Evison Research Scholarship in Geophysics

Study level

Postgraduate

Eligibility requirements

This scholarship has been established at the Masters by thesis or PhD level, with the objective of continuing work in the field led by Professor Evison. The focus is on long-term seismogenesis and long-range earthquake forecasting.

The Scholarship will be awarded on the basis of the following criteria:

  • Academic excellence
  • Project relevance to the goals of long-term seismogenesis and earthquake forecasting.

Application details

Applicants must attach the following: a one page letter outlining their proposed programme of study; a brief CV; and three letters of recommendation. Applicants (other than those who have completed all their study at Victoria University of Wellington) must include a certified copy of their academic records from other institutions. The application must be submitted to Scholarship Manager, Scholarships Office, Victoria University of Wellington, Po Box 600, Wellington 6140, New Zealand.

Value details

NZ $12,000 - NZ $15,000 (Dependent on interest income)

Application deadline

1 November 2019

Hector Macaskill Memorial Scholarship in Children's Librarianship

Study level

Postgraduate

Eligibility requirements

The Scholarship shall be open to candidates who:

  • in the year of tenure will be enrolled as Masters or PhD students undertaking a research degree in Library and Information Studies, AND
  • intend to pursue a research topic in the field of library service or literature for children and young people.

In making the award the panel may take into consideration academic and professional Librarianship performance and such other factors as in their judgement are important in library work with children and young people.

Application details

Applicants for the scholarship must ensure that the following documents are received with their application: a detailed description of the research topic to be undertaken; a supporting statement from the Head of the School; applicants, other than those that have completed all their studies at Victoria University of Wellington, must include a certified copy of those academic records from other institution. The application must be submitted to Scholarship Manager, Scholarships Office, Victoria University of Wellington, Po Box 600, Wellington 6140, New Zealand.

Value details

Determined annually

Application deadline

1 November 2018

Victoria Master's by Thesis Scholarship

Study level

Postgraduate

Eligibility requirements

  • Applications are sought from those who are eligible at the time of application, or who will have become eligible within six months of notification, to enrol for a Master’s degree by thesis worth 90 points or more. In some cases this will be Part 2 of a two-year Master’s degree and will usually have the course code 591.
  • Applicants undertaking a 180 point Master’s degree will not be eligible for this scholarship.
  • Applicants would normally be expected to have completed a Bachelor’s degree or Master’s degree Part 1 demonstrating academic achievement equivalent to a First-Class Honours degree from a New Zealand University.
  • Scholarships will be awarded solely on the basis of academic merit by the University Research Scholarships Committee, a sub-committee of the University Research Committee.

Application details

Students can apply online.

Value details

The scholarship comprises a NZ $15,000 tax free stipend, plus tuition fees for one year (domestic fees for the thesis component only)

Application deadline

1 November 2018

PhD Scholarship - Archival Science/GLAM

Study level

Postgraduate

Eligibility requirements

Students admitted into the doctoral programme, either on a full time or part time basis. Eligibility for doctoral study will be in accordance with Faculty of Graduate Research admission requirements.

Students who hold monetary scholarships greater than the value of this scholarship are ineligible to apply.

Students wishing to pursue doctoral studies in the following areas are particularly encouraged to apply:

  • Library and archives preservation management
  • GLAM theory and practice
  • Documentary heritage exhibition
  • Archives advocacy and outreach
  • Information-related behaviours
  • Recordkeeping from community perspectives
  • Genre in recordkeeping
  • Recordkeeping literacies

Application details

New PhD applicants should complete the PhD Admission and Scholarship online application.

Value details

VUW PhD Fees for one year's full time enrolment in INFO 691 or two years part time enrolment.

Application deadline

Expected November 2018

A K Elliot Memorial Scholarship

Study level

Postgraduate

Eligibility requirements

The Scholarship shall be open to candidates who:

  • in the year of tenure will be enrolled as masters or PhD students undertaking a research degree in Library and Information Studies, and
  • intend to pursue a research topic in the field of Librarianship in New Zealand.

In making the award the panel may take into consideration academic and professional Librarianship performance and such other factors as in their judgement are important in library work in New Zealand.

Application details

Students must send the completed application form to Scholarships Office, Victoria University of Wellington, PO Box 600, Wellington 6140, New Zealand.

Value of scholarship

2,26,365 total value

Application deadline

1 November 2018

Karis Boyd Scholarship

Study level

Postgraduate

Eligibility requirements

The purpose of the scholarship is to encourage women students to proceed to postgraduate work at Victoria University.

Candidates must be women graduates of Victoria University who intend to study for an Applied Master's, Master's by Thesis or PhD.

Application details

Students must send the completed application form to the Scholarships Office, Victoria University of Wellington, PO Box 600 Wellington 6140 New Zealand.

Value of scholarship

1,13,182 total value

Application deadline

1 November 2018

Victoria International Excellence Scholarships

Study level

Undergraduate

Eligibility requirements

The purpose is to recruit high-achieving undergraduate international students currently studying in New Zealand to Victoria University of Wellington and to support them in their studies.

Applicants must be:

  • international students who have completed at least one full year (ie. their Year 12 year) at a New Zealand secondary school with 'Excellence' grades or
  • international students at high school in another country who are achieving at a level considered equivalent to 'Excellence' level in the New Zealand system
  • As a guide, students at high school outside of New Zealand with Year 12 results above 8.7/10 may consider applying. Scholarships are not guaranteed and are awarded strictly on merit basis.

Application details

Applicants must submit the completed application form to Scholarships Office, Victoria University of Wellington, 10 Kelburn Parade, PO Box 600, Wellington 6140, New Zealand.

Value details

Comprised of NZ $10,000 for the first year of study, and a further NZ $5,000 for the second and third years

Application deadline

10 November 2018

Linguistics Taught Postgraduate Scholarship

Study level

Undergraduate,Postgraduate

Eligibility requirements

To assist students to undertake the degree of BA(Hons) or MA by coursework in Linguistics at Victoria University of Wellington.

The scholarship shall be awarded on the basis of academic merit. The minimum level of academic achievement expected of successful applicants is a grade average of at least A- in 40 points at 300 level in the subject to be pursued at postgraduate level.

Application details

Applicants for the Scholarship must enclose a curriculum vitae with details of the applicant’s academic record. Applicants other than those who have completed all their study at Victoria University of Wellington must attach certified copies of transcripts from other institutions.

Applications should be submitted to Scholarships Manager, Scholarships Office, Victoria University of Wellington, PO Box 600 Wellington 6140 New Zealand.

Value details

Tuition Fees up to a maximum of NZ $5,000

Application deadline

30 November 2018

Curtis-Gordon Research Scholarships in Chemistry

Study level

Undergraduate,Postgraduate

Eligibility requirements

Students planning to enrol in Chemistry in the BSc(Hons), MSc, or PhD degrees in the School of Chemical and Physical Sciences in Victoria University of Wellington.

When selecting the scholarship holders, the ability of the candidates to complete the practical requirements of the degree will be of primary concern. The personal circumstances of the candidates may also be considered. Preference may be given to candidates who have completed all, or a substantial portion of, their undergraduate degree in Chemistry in the School of Chemical and Physical Sciences of Victoria University of Wellington.

Application details

Applicants for the scholarship must submit a curriculum vitae with details of the applicant’s academic record; a statement on the area of chemistry in which they wish to pursue research; a statement of personal circumstances may also be included. Applicants other than those who have completed all their study at Victoria University of Wellington must attach certified copies of transcripts from other institutions.

The application must be submitted to Scholarship Manager, Scholarships Office, Victoria University of Wellington, Po Box 600, Wellington 6140, New Zealand.

Value details

Subject to funds available

Application deadline

30 November 2018

Sir Roy Mckenzie Deaf Scholarship

Study level

Postgraduate

Eligibility requirements

To encourage and enable more deaf students to achieve a tertiary qualification by studying at Victoria University of Wellington.

  • Applicants to have hearing loss of 70 DB or greater in better ear (i.e., severely deaf).
  • Available for postgraduate study leading to a diploma or degree.
  • Any field of study will be considered, but at post-graduate level preference will be given to study in a field that contributes in some way to the development of Deaf people.
  • Successful Applicants will have a proven record of academic ability and the potential to benefit from the proposed course of study.

Application details

Students must send the completed application form to Scholarships Manager, Scholarships Office, Victoria University of Wellington PO Box 600 Wellington 6140 New Zealand.

Value details

NZ $3,000 undergraduate; NZ $5,000 postgraduate

Application deadline

30 November 2018

Dame Margaret Clark Scholarship in Political Science

Study level

Postgraduate

Eligibility requirements

Students eligible for this scholarship must:

  • Master’s by thesis students (120 points)
  • Have completed an honours degree in political science or international relations or a cognate discipline providing appropriate preparation for the completion a Master’s thesis and be enrolled in a full year (120 point) Master’s thesis in political science or international relations at Victoria University of Wellington.
  • Taught Masters students (180 points):
  • Be enrolled in a full year (180 point) taught Masters in political science or international relations at Victoria University of Wellington.

Selection for this scholarship will be based on academic merit, and in particular, the grades achieved in 300 and 400 level papers in political science or international relations. In the case of candidates with a similar grade point average, preference will be given to students undertaking a thesis on some aspect of New Zealand politics.

Application details

Applicants along with the scholarship application form must attach one-page research proposal (for applicants undertaking Master’s by Thesis). 

Candidates with Tertiary Qualifications from an Institution other than Victoria University of Wellington must:

  • have applied for, or intend to apply for, admission to the Master’s programme. This may be done at the same time as applying for this scholarship.
  • have attached certified copies of academic transcripts, degrees and diplomas to this application form.
  • have requested referee to send the completed reference directly to the Scholarships Office by the 1st of December.

The application must be submitted to Scholarships Office, 10 Kelburn Parade, Victoria University of Wellington, PO Box 600, Wellington, New Zealand.

Value details

Each Scholarship is valued at NZ $5,000

Application deadline

1 December 2018

Victoria University of Wellington / Xi'an International Studies University Taught Postgraduate Scholarship

Study level

Postgraduate

Eligibility requirements

Applicants must be international students, recently graduated from Xi'an International Studies University, China and be enrolling in a fulltime postgraduate taught degree at Victoria University of Wellington. PhD and Research Masters students are not eligible for this award.

Application details

Complete an application form and return to the Victoria Scholarships Office.

Your application should include:

  • An Offer of Place from Victoria University of Wellington
  • 1 verified university transcript from Xi'an International Studies University, China
  • A motivational statement about why they want to come to Victoria and future goals

Value of scholarship

4,52,729 total value

Application deadline

1 December 2018

Victoria University of Wellington / Xiamen University Taught Postgraduate Scholarship

Study level

Postgraduate

Eligibility requirements

Applicants must be international students, recently graduated from Xiamen University China and be enrolling in a fulltime postgraduate taught degree at Victoria University of Wellington. PhD and research Masters students are not eligible for this award.

Application details

Applicants must complete an application form and send it to Scholarships Office, Victoria University of Wellington PO Box 600 ,Wellington 6140, New Zealand.

Your application should include:

  • An Offer of Place from Victoria University of Wellington
  • 1 verified university transcript from Xiamen University, China
  • A motivational statement about why they want to come to Victoria and future goals

Value of scholarship

4,52,729 total value

Application deadline

1 December 2018

Victoria University of Wellington / Xiamen University of Technology Taught Postgraduate Scholarship

Study level

Postgraduate

Eligibility requirements

Applicants must be international students, recently graduated from Xiamen University of Technology, China and be enrolling in a fulltime postgraduate taught degree at Victoria University of Wellington. PhD and Research Masters students are not eligible for this award.

Application details

Complete an application form and return to the Scholarships Manager, Scholarships Office, Victoria University of Wellington, PO Box 600, Wellington 6140, New Zealand.

Your application should include:

  • An Offer of Place from Victoria University of Wellington
  • 1 verified university transcript from Xiamen University of Technology, China
  • A motivational statement about why they want to come to Victoria and future goals

Value of scholarship

4,52,729 total value

Application deadline

1 December 2018

Asia Pacific Research Award

Study level

Undergraduate,Postgraduate

Eligibility requirements

One Award will be given annually to a student enrolled in an Honours, Master's or PhD programme in Geography, Development Studies or Environmental Studies in the School of Geography, Environment and Earth Sciences at Victoria University who is undertaking research in the South Pacific, Latin America or Asia.

The Award is to enable fieldwork or other major outlay to be funded, bearing in mind the value and relevance of the research to local people in the country where it is carried out.

Application details

Applicants must complete the application form and attach a covering letter, CV and brief research proposal. Applications should be submitted to the Scholarships Manager, Scholarships Office, Victoria University of Wellington, PO Box 600 Wellington 6140 New Zealand.

Value of scholarship

45,273 total value

Application deadline

1 December 2018

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