2015 Victoria Masters [by thesis] Scholarships in New Zealand

2015 Victoria Masters [by thesis] Scholarships in New Zealand

The application deadline is 1 November, 2015

Applications are invited from domestic and international students to pursue full-time, research-focused master’s degree at Victoria University. Over thirty scholarships shall be offered, consisting of a $15,000 stipend, plus domestic fees. International students, other than those from Australia will be liable to pay the difference between the full international student fee and the domestic fee. Scholarships will be awarded solely on the basis of academic merit. The application deadline is 1 November, 2015.

Study Subject(s): Scholarships are awarded in all subjects available at Victoria University.
Course Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing full-time, research-focused master’s degree at Victoria University.
Scholarship Provider: Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand
Scholarship can be taken at: New Zealand

Eligibility:
-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 enroll 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 unless they are undertaking a thesis component of at least 90 points (this must be a 90 point thesis paper not a combination of a number of research papers). The scholarship value will be adjusted in this case as per the value below.
-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.

Scholarship Open for International Students: New Zealand and international students can apply for these scholarships.

Scholarship Description: To encourage postgraduate research at Victoria, the University offers scholarships to students about to begin a full-time, research-focused Master’s degree. Over thirty scholarships shall be offered, consisting of a $15,000 stipend, plus domestic fees. International students, other than those from Australia will be liable to pay the difference between the full international student fee and the domestic fee.

Number of award(s): Over thirty scholarships shall be offered.

Duration of award(s): Scholarships will be offered for one year.

What does it cover? Scholarships shall be offered, consisting of a $15,000 stipend, plus domestic fees. International students, other than those from Australia will be liable to pay the difference between the full international student fee and the domestic fee.

Selection Criteria: 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.

Notification: All offers for Victoria Master’s Scholarships will be made in late December of the year of application. Some applicants may be placed on a reserve list and will not be finally notified of the success or otherwise of their applications until as late as the end of February of the following year. If you are unsuccessful you may be notified by email only. Please provide a clearly written email address if available.

How to Apply: Application forms and supporting documents should be sent via post. Reference statements should be submitted directly to the Scholarships Office by the referees. This may be by email only if they are sent from a verifiable institutional email address.

Scholarship Application Deadline: The application deadline is 1 November, 2015.

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