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Thesis Master's Scholarships

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Bamforth Postgraduate Scholarship

$13,000 per year plus tuition fee waiver for 1 year of Master's study and $25,000 per year plus a tuition fee waiver for 3 years, for PhD study.

Blair Postgraduate Scholarship

$13,000 plus tuition fee waiver for master's thesis students.

Bruggeman Postgraduate Scholarship in Classics

Postgraduate funding to support Classics students.

Daniel Taylor Senior Scholarship in Philosophy

$1,000 towards research costs for Philosophy Master's thesis students.

David Renfrew White Postgraduate Scholarship in Education

$13,000 plus tuition fee waiver for Master's thesis student.

R & E Seelye Trust Master's Scholarship

Scholarship funding to support Master's students who have demonstrated academic excellence.

University of Otago Research Master's Scholarship

$13,000 plus tuition fee waiver for thesis Master's students.

The Joan, Arthur & Helen Thacker Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Postgraduate Scholarship

Funding to support students of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander descent.

University of Otago International Research Master's Scholarship

$13,000 plus tuition fee waiver for international thesis Master's students.

University of Otago Māori Master's Scholarship

$13,000 plus tuition fee waiver for Māori thesis Master's students.

University of Otago Pacific Island Master's Scholarship

$13,000 plus tuition fee waiver for Pacific Island thesis Master's students.

Noni Wright Scholarship

Funds to support postgraduate research in Theatre Studies.

Duffus Lubecki Postgraduate Scholarship in Applied Science

$13,000 towards postgraduate study in Applied Science.

Fanny Evans Postgraduate Scholarship for Women

Scholarship funds to help women postgraduate students.

James Park Scholarship in Geology

Postgraduate funding to support research in the area of New Zealand mineral resources.

John Edmond Postgraduate Scholarship for Industrial Research in Chemistry

$13,000 to support Master's students studying Chemistry.

Macandrew-Stout Postgraduate Scholarship in Economics

Funding to support postgraduate students studying Economics.

Senior Smeaton Scholarship in Experimental Science

Funds to support postgraduate study in Experimental Science.

Waddell Smith Postgraduate Scholarship

$2,000 towards postgraduate study in Education.

Alan Musgrave Scholarship in Philosophy

Postgraduate scholarship funding to support international students studying towards a Masters in Philosophy.

Elizabeth Jean Trotter Postgraduate Research Travelling Scholarship in Biomedical Sciences

Funding to support travel to a conference, workshop, or laboratory for postgraduate students undertaking research in Biomedical Sciences.

New Zealand Scholarships at the University of Otago

Scholarships to support students from developing countries study at New Zealand universities.

The Eamon Cleary Trust Postgraduate Study Scholarship

Postgraduate scholarship funding to support research in Irish Studies.

The Robinson Dorsey Postgraduate Scholarship

Funding to support Human Nutrition and Physiology students returning to study. 

Vision Mātauranga - Deep South Challenge Masters Scholarship

Scholarship to support Masters study for New Zealanders of Māori descent.

Rhodes Scholarship

Scholarship funds for PhD study at Oxford University, United Kingdom.

Fulbright Scholarships

Funds to support study in the US.

Freemasons Scholarships

Scholarship funding to support students who contribute to their community.

HOPE Selwyn Foundation Scholarship

$6,000 to support postgraduate students undertaking research into ageing and its effects on individuals and society.