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Bamforth Postgraduate Scholarship

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ValueNZ $17,172 stipend per annum plus domestic Master's tuition fee wavier (excludes student services fee); NZ $30,696 stipend per annum plus domestic PhD tuition fee waiver (excludes student services fees)
Number offeredVaries - the scholarship will be offered subject to available funds
Closing date

Currently unavailable


Established in 1984 for the purpose of encouraging research in the history, literature and culture of Scotland, and the influence of Scottish migration to New Zealand and elsewhere.

The Scholarship may be held only by a student whose proposed topic of research is in accord with the intentions of the donors.

Applicants must be:

  • obtaining their first master's or doctoral qualification
  • domestic students
  • undertaking research related to Scotland

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)