New Zealand Scholarships : University of Auckland PhD Scholarships
The Scholarships were established in 2008 and are funded by an endowment held by The University of Auckland Foundation donated by Owen G Glenn to recognise the period of Barry Spicers deanship of the University of Auckland Business School. The main purpose of the Scholarships is to fund postgraduate students who are admitted to the PhD programme in the University of Auckland Business School with the intention of undertaking research on a topic which has the potential to impact on New Zealand business and/or business development in a globalisation world.
- Scholarships are awarded for undertaking research on a topic which has the potential to impact on New Zealand business and/or business development in a globalizing world.
- Scholarships are available for pursuing PhD programme at University of Auckland in New Zealand.
-The Scholarships will be awarded to students who have paid the fees, or arranged to pay the fees, for full-time enrollment in a PhD degree in the University of Auckland Business School.
-The Scholarships are open to domestic and international students.
-The Scholarships will be paid as a fortnightly stipend and as a tuition fees credit.
- New Zealand and international students can apply for these PhD scholarships.
- Up to two PhD scholarships are offered.
- These PhD scholarships are awarded for up to two years. A third year of funding may be applied for by a recipient on the recommendation of their supervisor and subject to approval by the Selection Committee. This application should be made in writing to the Scholarships Office setting out the reasons for the extension at least four months before the end of the initial two year award period
- Each scholarship will be of the value of $30,000 per annum plus compulsory fees.
- The basis of selection will be demonstrated or potential academic merit; an assessment of the quality of the proposed topic for the PhD research and its relevance and potential impact on New Zealand business and/or business development in a globalising world; and an assessment of the applicant’s ability to complete the thesis in a timely manner. Consideration will also be given to the applicant’s leadership potential, potential contribution to industry, past study and experience in areas relevant to the proposed topic, written and verbal communication capabilities, interpersonal abilities, project management skills, and demonstrated skills as a self-starter.
- Applicants will be notified approximately six weeks after the closing date by letter or email.
- Applicants should apply by post.
- The application deadline is 1 May 2014.