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The U3A Dunedin 150th Postgraduate Award

ValueVaries up to $3,000
Number Offered1
Closing DateCurrently unavailable


Established in 2019 by the University of Otago from a generous donation by the U3A Dunedin Charitable Trust, the U3A Dunedin 150th Postgraduate Award was created to support mature postgraduate research students at University of Otago with research or travel-related costs.


Applicants must be:

  • a PhD student or Master’s by thesis, preferably aged more than 35 years. Honours and Coursework Masters students are not eligible to apply; and
  •  enrolled at the University of Otago for the year of the Award.


Applicants must submit:

  • a completed application form including an indicative budget itemising research/travel costs proposed to be supported.
  • a copy of their academic transcript if the applicant has not been previously enrolled at the University of Otago and is not yet admitted into their Masters or PhD programme;
  • a supporting academic reference from their supervisor.


Download The U3A Dunedin 150th Postgraduate Award Regulations (PDF)