Here is a great Scholarship Opportunity for Pacific Students to study in New Zealand. The Auckland University of Technology (AUT) Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Doctoral Scholarships in New Zealand is available for Pacific countries.
The Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee AUT Doctoral Scholarship marks the 60th anniversary of the accession of Her Majesty The Queen to the throne and is awarded annually.
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Value of the Scholarship
NZ 25,000 annual stipend Tuition fees and Student Services Levies
The scholarship will be awarded annually to a doctoral student who is a citizen, and resident in, one of the following Pacific countries; Cook Islands, Fiji, Kiribati, Nauru, Niue, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tokelau, Tonga and Vanuatu to carry out doctoral study at AUT University. Applicants must be a citizen and resident of one of the eligible countries. Applicants may not have citizenship or permanent residence status of New Zealand or any other developed country. Applicants who are New Zealand citizens from the Cook Islands, Niue, Tokelau and dual citizens of Samoa are exempt from this requirement; however, they must reside in the Cook Islands, Nuie, Tokelau or Samoa or another eligible country. Preference may be given to those applicants who have also been schooled in an eligible country.
The recipients of this scholarship will have strong academic references plus a strong academic record and/or have demonstrated the potential for quality research. Previous study should include research methodologies papers and an independent research project, including the writing of a report on that research.
Applicants must meet the normal admission criteria to the doctoral programme, including, minimally, second class (first division) honours or equivalent as stated in the Academic Calendar. However, recipients of this scholarship will normally have the equivalent of first class honours.
The applicant's proposed field of study must be one where the University can offer supervision. It is advisable that applicants should contact potential supervisors prior to application to confirm the availability of supervision.
Tenure: Up to three years, renewable annually on satisfactory progress.
How to apply?
Application will be via the online scholarship application portal available from the link.
It is not possible to submit incomplete scholarship applications through the online application process. In order for the application to be submitted all requested documentation must be included.
The following documents or statements must be completed and uploaded in the application portal by the closing date. Incomplete applications will not be forwarded to the selection panel.
To apply for this scholarship, follow the links below.
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Closing date: 01/11/2021
Available every three years only
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