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The James Hodge and Maurice and Phyllis Paykel Trust Scholarships in Medical and Health Sciences

These new awards were established by the Trustees of the Maurice and Phyllis Paykel Trust to support a year of research for non-MBChB students. Up to three awards may be made in any one year. The current value of the award is $7,500 per student.

Applicants must be a NZ citizen or NZ permanent resident, and be accepted by the University of Otago as a candidate for the following degrees:

  • BSc (Hons) in a health sciences discipline
  • BBioMedSc (Hons)
  • BDentTech (Hons)
  • BDS (Hons)
  • BRT (Hons)
  • BPharm (Hons)
  • BPhty (Hons)

Written applications outlining the topic of research to be undertaken, and a curriculum vitae must be received by the PVC by the specified closing date.

Application process

Write a letter using the template:

Cover letter template (DOCX)

Then send it with your CV to:

Email healthsciences.research@otago.ac.nz

2022 Application Guidelines for the Maurice and Phyllis Paykel Trust Scholarships in Medical and Health Sciences (PDF)

2022 applications close: Monday 5 December 2022.