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Summer Research Scholarship Programme

The 2024/2025 summer scholarship round will be announced, and website updated, in early June 2024.

The deadline for applications is excepted to be around mid-August.

If you have any questions, please contact:


To be eligible for a tax-free summer scholarship a student must be intending to enrol at a New Zealand or Australian University in the following year. This is to ensure that the University meets its tax and legal requirements. If the student does not return to study the following year, they will be required to pay withholding tax by the Inland Revenue Department (IRD).

Forms, dates and guidelines for students and supervisors

Applying for Health Sciences Dunedin-based scholarships

If you wish to apply for a Summer Research Scholarship based in Dunedin, you have the following options:

Important note: You can apply for multiple scholarships, but you will be offered only one.

Past sponsors

Summer Research Scholarships funded from other sources

All supervisors based in the Division of Health Sciences, Dunedin Campus who wish to have a summer student funded from any source ( SRS Programme, Departmental funds, Research Centres and Themes, Lab funds, Grants, etc.) must read the guidelines to familiarise themselves and comply with rules and obligations.

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