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Number offeredOne per year, possible extension to two years upon re-application
Closing date2 October 2020


The Helen Rosa Thacker Scholarship in Neurological Research was established by Helen Rosa Thacker in 2012 to support research and teaching in the field of neurology at the University of Otago. The scholarship aims to recognise, reward and inspire a particularly good PhD student. This scholarship can be held alongside an existing scholarship. This scholarship will be awarded for one year, with a chance of extension to a second year due to outstanding progress.

Applications must be:

  • a PhD in neurological research at the University of Otago
  • enrolled full-time (student)
  • a male scholar holding a New Zealand birth certificate
  • available to receive the scholarship in person and provide updates on the progress of their research

Note: Applicants will be required to receive the scholarship in person.

For further details, including application information, please visit the Brain Health Research Centre website.


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