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ValueNZ $32,544 stipend per annum plus domestic tuition fees waiver (excludes student services fee and insurance)
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Closing dateCurrently unavailable


The University of Otago Special Health Research Scholarship provides funding to support outstanding doctoral students who are contemplating a career in Health Research.

Graduates in any discipline intending to undertake research training at PhD level on a topic relevant to human health are eligible to apply.

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

Applicants must usually be:

  • seeking to obtain their first doctoral qualification
  • studying, or planning to study, full-time
  • undertaking health related research

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)

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