Deadline : April 30, 2020 .
Apply for the University of Waikato Research Masters Scholarship 2020. As part of their commitment to graduate research, the University of Waikato provides Research Masters Scholarships for students to undertake a master’s thesis at the University of Waikato. This University is committed to delivering a world-class education and research portfolio, providing a full and dynamic university experience, distinctive in character, and pursuing strong international links to advance knowledge.
For students intending to enrol full-time in a 500-level thesis of 90 points or more as part of their first master's degree at the University of Waikato. International students must have completed at least 120 points of study at a New Zealand university in order to be eligible for this Scholarship.
- The Scholarship will have a value of:
- Tier 1 – $15,000 for 120-pointtheses (or more); or
- Tier 2 – $12,000 for 90-pointtheses; or
- Tier 3 – $5,500 towards the tuition fees of the master’s programme.
- Recipients of a Tier 3 Scholarship will have $5,500 credited directly towards the tuition fees of their master’s programme. The fees credit will be auctioned at the time of the recipient’s enrollment in their thesis paper
- Recipients of a Tier 1 or Tier 2 Scholarship will receive it as follows:
- $5,500 will be applied directly to the tuition fees of the master’s programme once enrollment in the thesis paper has been confirmed.
- The remainder of the Scholarship will then be paid directly into the recipient’s bank account in two equal installments:
- Applicants must be enrolled, or intending to enrol, full-time1 in a 500-level thesis of 90-points or more2 as part of their first master’s degree at the University of Waikato.
- Successful applicants must start their thesis enrolment within six months of theclosing date of the round in which they applied, or the Scholarship offer will lapse.
- The Scholarship is open to New Zealand citizens, permanent residents, and international students.
- International students must have completed at least 120 points of study at a New Zealand university in order to be eligible for this Scholarship.
Applicants must include with their application:
- a Personal Statement on the template provided on the online Scholarship application form; and
- an academic reference from either their (proposed) master’s thesis supervisor or a member of the academic staff at the institution at which they obtained the qualification that defines their eligibility to enter the master’s programme.
The closing date for applications is 30 April (for Round 2)annually.