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ValueNZ $1,000
Number offeredVaries - the scholarship will be offered subject to available funds
Closing dateApplicants can apply anytime


Established in 1989 by donation from Mrs G.F. Taylor, to fulfil the wishes and in memory of her husband Daniel Taylor, Professor of Philosophy at the University of Otago from 1960 until 1970.

The Scholarship may be held, for one year only, by a student for the degree of Master of Arts in Philosophy by thesis only.  Preference will be given to candidates undertaking research in the fields of moral and aesthetic value and/or philosophy of mind.

A statement acknowledging support from the Scholarship shall be included in any thesis completed during tenure of Scholarship, and any further publication arising there from.

Applicants must be:

  • obtaining their first Master's qualification
  • domestic students
  • undertaking research in the field of Philosophy

Selection is based predominantly on academic merit and the applicant's potential for research.

This scholarship may be held concurrently with other University of Otago postgraduate scholarships.

Further information on how to apply for this scholarship is available elsewhere on this website.


Download the University of Otago Postgraduate Research Scholarship Regulations. (PDF, 386KB)

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