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ValueNZ $32,544 plus domestic tuition fee waiver (excludes student services fee and insurance)
Number offeredVaries - the scholarship will be offered subject to available funds
Closing dateCurrently unavailable


With the late Lindsay Beatrice Hesketh Tassell as the benefactor, this scholarship has been established to support a University of Otago student undertaking cancer research towards a postgraduate qualification.

The scholarship may be held only by a PhD candidate who is a New Zealand citizen or permanent resident and who is undertaking cancer-related research.Selection of the scholarship shall be made in consultation with the Dean of the Faculty of Medicine.Preference shall be given to candidates studying within the Faculty of Medicine (Otago School of Medical Sciences, Dunedin School of Medicine, Christchurch School of Medicine and Health Sciences, and Wellington School of Medicine and Health Sciences).

Applicants must usually be:

  • seeking to obtain their first doctoral qualification
  • undertaking cancer research
  • New Zealand citizen or New Zealand Residence Class Visa Holder

Further information on how to apply for this scholarship is available elsewhere on this website


Download the University of Otago Postgradaute Research Scholarship regulations (PDF)

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