Postgraduate Scholarships

Alfred George East Scholarship
Closing date: 30/04/2019   
Open to full-time students who are enrolled at the Wellington campus and who could not otherwise continue with their studies or career development due to financial pressures.

Arai Matawai Incorporation Scholarship
Closing date: 29/04/2019   
Open to shareholders, or children or grandchildren of a shareholder in Arai Matawai Incorporation. Members of Whanau Trusts that can show how they whakapapa back to Arai Matawai shareholders are also eligible.

Auckland Council Chief Economist's Research Scholarship in Economics
Closing date: 30/05/2019   
Open to postgraduate students enrolled either fulltime or part-time in a programme in the area of urban economics or related field that has particular relevance to local government in New Zealand.

Bailey Bequest Bursary
Closing date: 21/04/2019   
The Bailey Bequest Bursary is intended to support Massey University postgraduate students who suffer general hardship or unforeseen changes in their financial circumstances during the course of their postgraduate programme of study.

Claude McCarthy Fellowships
Closing date: 01/05/2019   
Claude McCarthy Fellowships assist graduates of any NZ university to travel overseas for a short period to undertake research or present a paper at a conference. There are TWO rounds each year. It is essential the application process is begun well before the closing date.

College of Humanities and Social Sciences International Excellence Scholarship
Closing date: 01/05/2019   
The Massey University College of Humanities and Social Sciences International Excellence aims to attract highly capable new international students with demonstrated academic excellence to study in a College of Humanities and Social Sciences full-time undergraduate or postgraduate progeamme.

Cora Wilding Memorial Award
Closing date: 30/06/2019   
Available to assist students reach their personal goal - education costs, student exchange, travel for conference etc

Dame Dorothy Winstone Final Year Doctoral Awards
Closing date: 03/07/2019   
To assist a woman graduate currently enrolled full-time at a tertiary Institute who will have completed a minimum of 3 years’ full-time study towards a PhD or named Doctorate. This award will enable the successful applicant to have at least 4 months free of employment and remain a full time student

Drury Tertiary Scholarship
Closing date: 30/06/2019   
For students enrolling full time who were past pupils of either Kelston Boys High School or Kelston Girls High School

Eric Ojala (formerly Venture) Trust
Closing date: 31/12/2019   
Aimed at encouraging, promoting and assisting research & development in NZ agriculture & land based science, esp that involving agricultural policy & strategy, agricultural trade & markets, agricultural economics & farm mngt and food technology, production & innovation. Applns accepted any time

Fee Support Scheme for Overseas Research Students
Closing date: 25/04/2019   
For overseas postgraduate research students who will be enrolling full time for higher degree research at a University in Great Britain

Grant in Aid and Elizabeth A Cooper Award for Students with Disabilities
Closing date: 31/12/2019   
The Grant in Aid & Elizabeth A Cooper Award for Students with Disabilities is intended to assist students with disability whose academic progress at Massey University has, or is going to be, seriously impeded by extraordinary financial barriers linked to their disability.

Joe Walding Memorial Bursary
Closing date: 30/05/2019   
For NZ citizens enrolled full time at Massey University in either the DipBusAdmin, BBS (Hons), MBA, MMgnt or MBS degrees.

Kirk Family Postgraduate Scholarship
Closing date: 01/05/2019   
The Kirk Family Postgraduate Scholarships assist postgraduate students to gain a higher degree or diploma and/or membership of a specialist group. The study may be undertaken at any Massey University campus, provided it is administered primarily by the School of Veterinary Science on the Manawatū campus. The money may be put towards the recipient’s living expenses and/or study costs and/or the cost of attending a conference, provided all such costs relate directly to the obtaining of the additional qualification. Study costs may include the cost of small disposable items of equipment (eg, animal identification tags or microchips, tag applicators, microchip readers and containers and solutions for obtaining samples for laboratory examinations) that are used by the recipient in field work undertaken as part of their postgraduate study and/or the costs of bona fide travel associated with such field work. The Kirk Family Postgraduate Scholarships do not fund the purchase or repair of major items of Massey University equipment.

Korea-New Zealand Agricultural Cooperation Scholarships (KNZAC)
Closing date: 08/07/2019   
Open to citizens of the Republic of Korea, who have a mininum GPA of B+ in most recent or highest tertiary studies, who meet the requirements of direct entry into Masters or PhD programmes at a New Zealand University. Applicants must conduct their study in NZ.

Malaysia International Scholarship
Closing date: 31/12/2019   
Students with excellent academic records and outstanding co-curricular backgrounds are welcomed to apply for this scholarship and further their studies in any selected and well-established Malaysian public and private universities.

Maniapoto Maori Trust Scholarships
Closing date: 06/05/2019   
A number of grants are available each year from the Maniapoto Maori Trust Board. Applicants must be registered on the Maniapoto Maori Trust Board tribal register.

Margaret Richards Bursary
Closing date: 30/04/2019   
For Massey University students enrolled in English, part time or fulltime, postgraduate or undergraduate. Undergraduate applicants will be enrolled in either an English major within the Bachelor of Arts, or an Expressive Arts major within the Bachelor of Communication.

Massey University Doctoral Scholarship for Māori
Closing date: 31/07/2019   
Massey University Doctoral Scholarships are offered to encourage doctoral research. The scholarships are open to New Zealand and international students and are awarded on academic excellence and strategic research priorities. There are scholarships for full-time and part-time candidates enrolled in the Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), Doctor of Clinical Psychology (DClinPsych) or Doctor of Social Work (DSW). There are also named scholarships for Māori and Pasifika doctoral candidates.

Massey University Doctoral Scholarships
Closing date: 31/07/2019   
Massey University Doctoral Scholarships are offered to encourage doctoral research. The scholarships are open to New Zealand and international students and are awarded on academic excellence and strategic research priorities. There are scholarships for full-time and part-time candidates enrolled in the Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), Doctor of Clinical Psychology (DClinPsych) or Doctor of Social Work (DSW). There are also named scholarships for Māori and Pasifika doctoral candidates.

Massey University Masterate Scholarship
Closing date: 01/07/2019   
Masterate Scholarships are offered for the purpose of encouraging postgraduate research at Massey University. Applicants must be enrolled or eligible to enrol full-time in a research programme towards a Masters degree.

Massey University Masterate Scholarship for Māori Students
Closing date: 01/07/2019   
Masterate Scholarships for Māori students are offered for the purpose of encouraging postgraduate research at Massey University. Applicants must be enrolled or eligible to enrol full-time in a research programme towards a Masters degree.

Massey University Pasifika Doctoral Scholarship
Closing date: 31/07/2019   
Massey University Doctoral Scholarships are offered to encourage doctoral research. The scholarships are open to New Zealand and international students and are awarded on academic excellence and strategic research priorities. There are scholarships for full-time and part-time candidates enrolled in the Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), Doctor of Clinical Psychology (DClinPsych) or Doctor of Social Work (DSW). There are also named scholarships for Māori and Pasifika doctoral candidates.

Michael Barnett Scholarship: Auckland Chamber of Commerce
Closing date: 18/05/2019   
You will need to: be a promising communication or management student who would benefit from this scholarship to complete your studies, or... be a great communicator who could benefit from this scholarship in order to develop strong leadership skills, or... have a research project, associated with leadership or communication that would benefit from this scholarship be a New Zealand citizen or permanent resident.

New Zealand Coastal Society Research Student Scholarship
Closing date: 01/05/2019   
The New Zealand Coastal Society (NZCS) offers 2 scholarships to PhD & Masters (thesis) students who are conducting research that has the potential to contribute towards the aims of the society.

Nga Manu Trust Scholarship
Closing date: 30/06/2019   
The research project or Masters thesis subject area is open but must have relevance to the natural environment at Nga Manu Nature Reserve in Waikanae. Preference will be given for projects entirely or partially based at Nga Manu Nature Reserve.

NZ Planning Institute Bursary
Closing date: 30/06/2019   
For student members of the NZ Planning Institute studying towards any qualification recognised by the Institute

NZ Plant Protection Society Conference Travel Grant for Students
Closing date: 15/05/2019   
For students whose research papers have been accepted for the NZ Plant Protection Conference

PEO International Peace Scholarship Fund
Closing date: 31/12/2019   
For women graduate students wishing to undertake postgraduate study in either USA or Canada

Peter Brown Memorial Friendship Award
Closing date: 28/04/2019   
The aim of the NZ$2,000 award is to encourage study in the United States and, by learning more about America, encourage friendlier relations. No limitation has been placed on the field of study or use of the award. Applicants must be NZ citizens (preferably born in NZ) and be undergraduate students.

Philosophy of Education Society of Australasia Scholarship
Closing date: 31/05/2019   
The scholarship is designed to further the interests of the Society by encouraging doctoral students to engage with philosophical issues in education, and to recognise and support philosophical research in the wider field of education.

Quota International Educational Scholarship
Closing date: 15/08/2019   
Available to assist young women in gaining an educational qualification.Applicants must be NZ citzens or permanent residents and be studying full-time at a Tertiary institution.

Rangitaane O Manawatu Scholarships
Closing date: 30/06/2019   
Tanenuiarangi Manawatu Incorporated offer scholarships to assist Rangitaane O Manawatu in their chosen field of study. There are seventeen scholarships available in three categories.

Rotary Foundation World Peace Scholarship
Closing date: 01/07/2019   
Available to applicants committed to peace and cooperation the opportunity to pursue a two-year masters level degree in international studies, peace studies, and conflict resolution at one of the seven university based Rotary Centres for International Studies in peace and conflict resolution.

Royal Society of NZ Medals & Awards
Closing date: 30/06/2019   
A variety of awards in a number of disciplines

School of Psychology Clinical Psychology Intern Scholarship
Closing date: 31/12/2019   
Open to students who are eligible to enrol into the internship year of either the Master of Clinical Psychology or Doctorate in Clinical Psychology.

Sir Apirana Ngata Memorial Scholarship
Closing date: 01/05/2019   
The scholarship is open to all Maori but in line with the Maori Soldiers Trust Act 1957, preference will be given to descendants of Maori World War I veterans."Maori World War I Veteran" means a Maori who has served overseas during the First World War as a member of any of the armed forces.

Stan Florence Agricultural Industry Scholarship
Closing date: 31/12/2019   
For candidates already in a Management position in Agricultural, Horticultural or Pastoral industries, to attend a nominated course

St Hilda's Bursaries
Closing date: 01/06/2019   
Both undergraduate and postgraduate bursaries are offered to New Zealand women wishing to study at Oxford or St Hilda's.

The BayWa scholarship
Closing date: 30/04/2019   
Available to New Zealand citizens to complete a research-based PhD in the fields of agriculture, horticulture or fruit cultivation at a New Zealand university. The BayWa Scholarship will fund up to a maximum of four years (48 months) of full-time PhD study.

Tongariro Natural History Society Memorial Award
Closing date: 28/06/2019   
Available to groups and individuals who propose to study the flora and fauna, geology, vulcanology, weather and natural and human history of the Tongariro National Park.

Travel & Accommodation Assistance Fund
Closing date: 31/12/2019   
The Travel & Accommodation Assistance Fund provides financial assistance to students selected to represent their country in their chosen sport at an international event.

Waikato - Tainui Doctoral Scholarship
Closing date: 31/12/2019   
Available to provide financial support for Waikato-Tainui registered tribal members engaging in doctoral studies at a New Zealand tertiary institution. Applications may be submitted at any time

Wairakei Charitable Trust
Closing date: 31/12/2019   
Educational scholarships for students of Nga Hapu descent are open. All applications for scholarships will be considered by the Trust with a special emphasis on (but not limited to) the area of natural resource management.

William Broughton Bursary in New Zealand Literary Studies
Closing date: 30/04/2019   
Open to applicants who are enrolled in a paper in New Zealand literature at any level within a course of undergraduate or postgraduate study in English or Expressive Arts at any campus of Massey University.

William Georgetti Scholarship
Closing date: 01/11/2019   
For students undertaking postgraduate study or research important to the social, cultural or economic development of NZ.

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