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Valueup to $5,000 per year for full-time study or $2,500 per year for part-time study
Number OfferedOne
Closing DateApplicants can apply anytime


Established in 2014 by the Faculty of Medicine, from a generous donation from Dr Stella Cullington. Dr Cullington is a medical graduate and practised as a GP in England and New Zealand.
The Dr Stella Cullington Postgraduate Scholarship in Ophthalmology was created to support the sustainability and development of Ophthalmology Research within the academic discipline.

Applicants must:

  • be a New Zealand citizen or New Zealand Residence Class Visa Holder
  • hold a Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery degrees (MBChB) or an equivalent medical degree
  • demonstrate proof of potential academic research ability through (i) successful completion of a research Master's degree, or (ii) appropriate and equivalent prior research experience
  • be enrolled or intending to enrol for a MOphth or PhD at the University of Otago


Download the Dr Stella Cullington Postgraduate Scholarship in Ophthalmology regulations

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