Masterate Scholarships and Masterate Scholarships for Maori Students are offered for the purpose of encouraging postgraduate research at Massey University. The number of Masterate Scholarships awarded each year is discretionary and will be contingent on available funding.
Massey University offers a range of undergraduate and postgraduate degrees, diplomas and certificates to students from around New Zealand, and the world.
Course Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing postgraduate research program at Massey University.
Study Subject: All applicants are required to engage in full-time study in their approved programme of research.
Number of Awards: Up to two Masterate Scholarships for Maori Students will be awarded each year.
Scholarship Award: The value of the Masterate Scholarship and Masterate Scholarship for Maori Students shall be $15,000. The Scholarships Committee may reduce the value or amend the terms and conditions of a scholarship to meet the circumstances of individual applicants.
Scholarship can be taken in New Zealand
Eligibility: The scholarships are open to persons who are enrolled or eligible to enrol full-time for the thesis research component of their Masters degree at Massey University. The research component must be 90 – 120 credits (this may comprise two research papers studied in consecutive semesters that constitute a single project overall). A full-time candidate will be expected to work 40 – 50 hours per week on their Masterate qualification. Part-time applicants are not eligible.
- Consideration will normally only be given to students with a GPA of 7.5 or better (on a 9 point scale). This is above an average grade of A-.
Nationality: Maori and International students can apply for these scholarships.
College Admission Requirement
Entrance Requirement: Consideration will normally only be given to students with a GPA of 7.5 or better (on a 9 point scale). This is above an average grade of A-.
Test Requirement: No
English Language Requirements: Applicants from outside the home country will often need to meet specific English language/other language requirements in order to be able to study there.
How to Apply: Application forms are available from Massey Contact at each campus Contact-at-massey.ac.nz. The application form can also be downloaded from http://awards.massey.ac.nz/
Applications must be received by the Scholarships Office, Research, and Enterprise by:
13.11 July to commence tenure by 1 September in the current year, or
13.21 October to commence tenure by 1 April the following year.
An offer of a Masterate Scholarship is not an offer of admission to Massey University, nor does it imply Massey University approval of enrollment in an approved programme of research for a Masters programme.
International applicants must apply for admission to Massey University on a separate application form available from the International Office, Private Bag 11-222, Manawatu Mail Centre, Palmerston North 4442, New Zealand. International-at-massey.ac.nz
Please Note: Scholarship applications cannot be accepted until such time as the international applicant has applied for admission and has been given a Massey University student ID.
Application Deadline: The application deadline is July 1, 2017.