Friday 12 August 2016 8:39am
Te Tumu and the Department of Politics are offering two summer scholarships for Pacific Island undergraduate students to undertake Pacific related research and other academic activities over the 2016/2017 summer period.
Notes & Conditions
- Pacific island students with strong academic record and suitable research, analytical and writing skills are eligible.
- Students must also have been a Te Tumu Major or Politics Major in 2016, or have studied some Humanities courses on the Pacific during 2016.
- Students must be return to study at Otago after completion of their scholarship
- Students will be advantaged in the research by:
- having a strong academic background in Pacific studies and/or Pacific politics
- having good essay writing skills, and
- having other relevant academic/research background related to critical Pacific issues.
- Each scholarship has a value of $5,000 to be paid in installments directly to the student’s nominated bank account (see details of payment dates and conditions below).
- The student is expected to contribute a minimum of 375 hours (or ten weeks) to the project.
- The approved research project is normally 10 weeks, commencing on 18 November 2016 and ending in February 2017 (excludes vacation time).
- The expectation is that the student be physically located in Dunedin across the major part of the research.
- The University of Otago Regulations regarding Scholarships apply.
- Applicants will be notified within five days of the closing date.
- The scholarships must be taken up by 17 November 2016.
Complete the Application Form above, and attach the following:
• A two-page curriculum vitae
• Academic transcript
• Contact details for two academic referees
• A note verifying Pacific Island ethnicity
• Bank Account Details & Verification Attached (details on application form)
Deliver applications to:
• The Department of Politics, level 4, Arts Building, or
• Te Tumu reception office, ground floor, Richardson Building, South Tower
Applications close at 12noon, Monday 31 October 2016. Late applications will not be considered.
For further information or questions, contact:
Department of Politics
Dr Iati Iati: firstname.lastname@example.org
Associate Professor Jenny Bryant-Tokalau: email@example.com