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The Robinson Dorsey Postgraduate Scholarship

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Value NZ $25,000 full time PhD study or
NZ $13,000 full time Masters’, Postgraduate Diploma or Honours Study
Number offered1
Closing Date30 November 2017

Information

Established in 2017 by the Trustees of the Bridget James and Marion Robinson Charitable Trust, recognising the contributions of James and Marion Robinson to the University of Otago and wider community, in Physiology and Human Nutrition, and in particular, their concern that every student reaches their potential. It also remembers Rhoda Dorsey, President of Goucher College in Maryland USA, historian and avid supporter of education and personal development.


The Robinson Dorsey Postgraduate Scholarship was created to support postgraduate students who are returning to university study after a break, and/or who through their personal circumstances, are not eligible for usual scholarships.

Applicants must be:

  • A New Zealand Citizen or NZ permanent resident
  • Enrolled or intending to enrol in a postgraduate diploma, honours degree, Master of Science or PhD degree in Physiology or Human Nutrition at the University of Otago
  • Returning to university study after a break, and/or who through their personal circumstances are not eligible for usual scholarships

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