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Frank and Doris Bateson Memorial Graduate Scholarship

Upper Riccarton, New Zealand

Award value

See below


Funding type

Fee waiver/discount



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Study level


About this scholarship

Awarding Institution

University of Canterbury

Number of awards

1 per year (avg)

What does this scholarship cover?

  • Tuition fees

More details on the scholarship

Financial assistance at a value of at least NZ $2,500

Entry requirements


All International


Applicable to all genders

Delivery mode

All types of delivery mode

Selection approach

Only selective applicants are considered

Study mode

Full Time

Intake year

All intakes

Other criteria

Academic excellence

Course subject and study level you are applying for

Subject area(s)*

Applied and Pure Sciences

Study level


Other eligibility requirements

Applicants must be enrolled, or intending to enrol, in postgraduate study in Astronomy or Astrophysics at the University: either in a programme for a PhD or in Part II of a programme for an MSc degree.

Tenure: Up to 120 points of enrolment

Applicable Enrolment During Tenure: Full-time or part-time postgraduate study in Astronomy or Astrophysics: either in a programme for a PhD or in Part II of a programme for an MSc degree.

Selection basis

Students are shortlisted based on their

  • Academic excellence
  • Financial need/hardship

Selection criteria

In making the recommendation, the selection committee considers academic achievement.

If, in any year, there is no candidate of sufficient merit, no scholarship is offered.  

How to apply

Application process

You need to apply separately for this scholarship

Application details (from the awarding institution)

Applications must be made online at the Scholarships website by 15 October.

A recipient of the award may apply for the award again in subsequent years and would be considered on an equal basis with other applicants. 

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