Massey University Master's Research Scholarship

For candidates undertaking research in any field as part of a master's degree.

Scholarship overview

Status: Open

Key facts

Value: $15,000
Duration: One year's duration
Number available: Multiple awards
Type of study: Full-time, Part-time, Postgraduate, Masters, Research

Application dates

Applications open: 1 April 2024
Closing date: 1 July 2024


Eligibility restrictions: Specific programmes only. High achievement.

Who we're looking for

We're looking for candidates who are enrolling in the research component of a Massey University master's degree. Applicant's may be domestic or international students.

What you'll be studying

This is a postgraduate scholarship. You will have completed the course component of your master's degree and be entering into the research component. You may apply for a Massey University Master's Research Scholarship, a Massey University Māori Master's Research Scholarship, or a Massey University Pacific Master's Research Scholarship.

Eligibility criteria

You must:

  • be enrolling full time or part time in a 90 credit or more research component of a master's degree with a start date which aligns with the scholarship closing date as per the scholarship regulations.

There are two selection rounds annually for the Massey University Master's Research Scholarship, closing at the start of semester 1 and closing at the start of semester 2.

Application checklist

Include the following with your application:

  • a statement from your primary supervisor commenting on your quality and capability as a researcher (one page maximum)
  • a research proposal highlighting the relevance and alignment of your research with the College and University strategy. You should consult with your supervisor for guidance on these strategies (one page maximum)

Selection considerations

When choosing our recipient, we will consider your academic achievements in the course component of your master's degree. We will also consider your supervisor's evaluation and the alignment of your research with the University strategy.