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ValueNZ $18,204 stipend per annum (Master's); NZ $32,544 stipend per annum (PhD) plus domestic tuition fee waiver (excludes student services fee)
Number offeredVaries – the scholarship will be offered subject to available funds
Currently available for Master’s students only
Closing dateApplicants can apply anytime

Established in 1990 by the estate of P.M. Bruggeman for the purpose of encouraging research in Latin, Ancient Greek, or Classical Studies at the University of Otago.

The Scholarship may be held only by a student in the Classics Programme, except that periods of study at other institutions in New Zealand or overseas may be approved by the Head of the Classics Programme.

Applicants must be:

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

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

Further information on how to apply for this scholarship is available elsewhere on this website at the following links:


Download the University of Otago Postgraduate Research Scholarship Regulations (PDF)

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