International Master’s Research Scholarship at University of Otago New Zealand

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International Master’s Research Scholarship Description:

The University of Otago International Master’s Award provides funds and support to International Master’s students studying at the University of Otago.   Scholarships support students during the thesis part of a research Master’s degree.


Founded in 1869, Otago is New Zealand’s first university.It has 1,744 FTE academic and research-only staff. Offers Leadership and partnership roles in national Centres of Research Excellence and New Zealand’s National Science Challenges, and leadership of Genomics Aotearoa. The University has four academic divisions: Humanities, Sciences, Health Sciences and Business offering more than 200 undergraduate and postgraduate programmes.

It is the home of New Zealand’s first medical school and of New Zealand’s only schools of Dentistry and Surveying. Has got Internationally accredited Business School: AACSB and EQUIS accreditations. Otago tops the TEC’s Educational Performance Indicators for student performance and retention and has an unmatched record in the National Teaching Excellence Awards: six Supreme Award winners over the past eight years.

Degree level:

Masters Research Scholarship.

Field of Study:

  • Commerce/School of Business
  • Health Science
  • Humanities
  • Sciences

Scholarship Award:

NZ$15,000 stipend per annum plus a tuition fee waiver for 1 year capped at the domestic rate for Master’s study (excludes student services fee and insurance)


All International students.

Eligibility Criteria:

Applicants must be:

•  obtaining their first Master’s qualification
•  an international student
•  undertaking a thesis-based Master’s

Selection is based predominantly on academic merit and the applicant’s potential for research. Due to the limited number of these scholarships, applicants require very good grades to be successful.  The University only recommends applying if your grades in the later years of your degree are at A or A+ level.

Applying Procedure Instructions:

It is important to read How to Apply page and visit the official website (link found below) for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship. Applications can be done anytime as long as funding is still available.

Scholarship Deadline:


Scholarship Official Web Link:

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