Massey Business School - PhD scholarships 2015

The Massey Business School at Massey University is offering a minimum of six PhD scholarships for 2015. One Scholarship is designated for Māori or Pasifika PhD candidates.  Scholarship candidates must provide evidence for excellence of academic achievement.  This will include:

i. At a minimum, you must meet MU admission criteria:  GPA of 7.5 or higher (on a 9 point scale). This is above an average grade of A- (an MBA is not a direct pathway to a PhD)

ii. Supporting evidence of academic excellence, such as academic awards and honours, high marks on a masters or honours thesis, publication of academic writing, or quality of undergraduate institution.

In awarding the scholarships, the Massey Business School s is seeking to strengthen its strategic research platforms listed below (A detailed explanation of these platforms follows).  These platforms connect research across five Schools: Accountancy, Aviation, Economics & Finance, Communication, Journalism & Marketing, and Management.

  • Agrifood Business
  • Finance & Financial Services
  • Innovation & Entrepreneurship
  • Responsibility and Citizenship 

The School will give preference to applicants whose PhD topics match or are in an area related to one or more of the above platforms. Other research areas and topics will also be considered, especially for high ranking applicants. 

Value

Massey University Doctoral Scholarship are NZ$25,000 per annum for a maximum of 3 years.

College of Business Scholarships must be activated by 1 August 2015.

APPLYING

Qualified applicants should discuss their topic with the School's PhD Coordinator (listed below) before they apply for scholarships. As part of this you need to submit your academic CV, academic transcripts, a one-page research proposal and other supporting documents (e.g., academic awards and honours, high marks on a masters or honours thesis, publication of academic writing, or quality of undergraduate institution) to the appropriate person listed below. Please note that acceptance to a Massey PhD does not suggest award of doctoral scholarships.   

General enquiry: Rebecca Izzard                                           R.L.Izzard@massey.ac.nz  

Click here for the writable application form.

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