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Scholarships and Jobs

At any one time, the School of Fundamental Sciences has PhD and master's scholarship opportunities, both for specific projects, and projects to suit your expertise and interest. 


PhD Scholarships – Three-year tax-free, project-specific positions

The School of Fundamental Sciences has research-project-specific PhD scholarship positions immediately available for suitably qualified candidates. 

New PhD Scholarships will be advertised shortly.

Eligibility and admission requirements

Royal Society of New Zealand funded PhD scholarships (Mathematics)

The PhD research will be part of the project ‘Organised chaos: Using geometry to explain robust chaotic dynamics in switched dynamical systems’ lead by Dr. David Simpson. This project is funded by the Royal Society of New Zealand (Marsden grant 18-MAU-017).

The application deadline is April 30, 2021. 

Applications will be considered on a rolling basis until the two scholarships are filled, so apply soon to avoid disappointment!

For further information see the Doctoral Project Funding page.