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Clocktower6The University of Otago offers a range of prestigious scholarships for postgraduate study. Students of outstanding ability are invited to apply for these scholarships.

University of Otago Doctoral Scholarships

The University of Otago Doctoral Scholarships are awarded to PhD candidates on the basis of academic merit, research ability and suitability within the department. They provide an emolument of $25,000 per year, the payment of fees at domestic level for up to 3 years (excluding student services fee and insurance), and partial thesis expenses. These scholarships are available to both International and Domestic students.

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University of Otago Research Master's Scholarship

The University of Otago Research Masters scholarships are awarded to Masters candidates in their thesis year of study. They provide an annual emolument of $13,000 for up to 1 year, the payment of the fees at domestic level (excluding student services fee) and partial thesis expenses. These scholarships are available to New Zealand and Australian students.

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University of Otago International Master's Scholarship

The University of Otago International Master's Awards are awarded to Masters' candidates in their thesis year of study. They provide an annual emolument of $13,000 for up to 1 year, the payment of the fees at international level and partial thesis expenses. These scholarships are available to International students.

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University of Otago Coursework Master's Scholarship

The University of Otago Coursework Master’s Scholarship are awarded to Master’s candidates undertaking a papers based masters. They provide $10,000 towards tuition fees in the first instance. This scholarship is available to international and domestic students.

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