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University of Otago Māori Doctoral Scholarship


Doctor of Philosophy - NZ$30,696 stipend per annum plus a domestic tuition fees waiver for 36 months (excludes student services fee and insurance) Professional Doctorates (DClinDent, DMA, DBA, EDd) - NZ$30,696 stipend per annum plus a tuition fee waiver for up to 36 months capped at the domestic rate (excludes student services fee and insurance).

Number offered Varies
Closing date Applicants can apply anytime


The University of Otago Māori Doctoral Scholarship provides funding to support Māori PhD students studying at the University of Otago.

The Scholarship is available to domestic students. Candidates for professional doctorates, as well as the PhD, are welcome to apply.

Applicants must be:

  • of Māori descent
  • obtaining their first PhD qualification

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


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