Doctorate scholarships

At Massey University we’re continually looking at ways to improve how we support our students. 

All doctoral scholarships awarded to students enrolling and commencing study from 2019 onwards will include fees waivers, providing more financial support to all full-time and part-time recipients.

If you identify as Māori or Pasifika, our doctoral scholarships acknowledge the unique contribution you make to academic research. We are committed to promoting equity of access to learning, teaching and research.

To learn more about doctoral scholarships at Massey University, read the frequently asked questions.

Before you can apply for a doctoral scholarship you must have admission to a doctoral programme. Find out about how to apply for a PhD

Current awards, grants and scholarships for doctoral students

Massey University Doctoral Scholarships

A stipend of up to $25,000 per annum plus fees is available to support excellent domestic and international candidates to undertake high quality, strategically valued research.

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Full-time students

Download a copy of the application form for full-time students from the link below. Once you have completed the form, email it to the contact for your college.

Please email the relevant College contact for the closing date.

College contacts

College of Creative Arts: PhD Administrator |

College of Health: Professor Marlena Kruger |

College of Humanities and Social Sciences: Professor Cynthia White |

College of Sciences: Professor Gaven Martin |

Massey Business School: Rebecca Izzard |


Scholarship Regulations

Read the regulations for the Massey University Doctoral Scholarship to find out about the value and tenure, eligibility, selection criteria, and conditions of the scholarship.


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