April 16, 2011

Victoria PhD Submission Scholarships for International Doctoral Students

Victoria PhD Submission Scholarship

Course(s) Offered: All available
Course Level: Graduate (Phd)
Provider: Victoria University of Wellington
Country to Study in: New Zealand

Scholarship Description
The Victoria PhD Submission Scholarship supports doctoral students in the final three months of their research.

By facilitating full concentration upon their studies, it is meant to enable students already enrolled for several years to bring their research to a successful completion.

Students currently enrolled half-time are particularly encouraged to apply.

All Victoria PhD candidates, full-time or half-time, who are not currently recipients of a Victoria PhD Scholarship, a Jacob Joseph Scholarship, or any other award paying a living stipend are eligible to apply.

Half-time candidates must change their enrolment to full-time and commit themselves exclusively to their research.

The scholarship will be awarded on the basis of academic merit, which shall include an assessment of the applicant's ability to complete the dissertation within the specified timeframe.

Eligible groups
Citizens of ANY country may apply

Participating Institutions
Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand

Fields of study
Any doctoral level program taught at the university

Number of awards
The number offered varies each year

Sponsorship duration
The tenure of award is three months. Recipients are expected to submit within one month of the completion of the tenure.

Scholarship benefits
The value is set at $5,000 living stipend per three-month period of tenure, and an enrolment fee contribution of $1,000.

Method of Application
Ensure you apply in advance of the 3 months prior to submission of your thesis to ensure the full 3 months is awarded. These scholarships are not awarded retrospectively.

Application forms can be obtained from the official website (link to it is below) or from:

The Scholarships Office
10 Kelburn Parade
Victoria University
Ph 463 5557

It is important to visit the official website (link to it is below) for complete details on how to apply.

The closing dates for applications are 15th of January, March, May, July, September & November each year.

No paid work may be undertaken during the tenure of this scholarship.

It is important that your supervisor supports the timeframe you put forward. If you submit, suspend or withdraw prior to the final payment you may be asked to reimburse the Scholarships Office for part of this award.

Application Deadline: Rolling (see DEADLINES above)
Open to International Applicants: Yes

Further Scholarship Information and Application

Related: Scholarships in New Zealand for International Students

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