PhD Scholarship for International Students at University of Auckland in New Zealand, 2018

The University of Auckland is offering PhD Scholarship in “Reacting to cold in a changing world – uncovering an alternative vernalisation mechanism in legumes”. The scholarship is open to suitably qualified domestic or international students.

The ultimate aim of this research is to apply it to plant breeding of plant varieties with optimised flowering in a changing climate.

The University of Auckland is the largest university in New Zealand, located in the country’s largest city, Auckland. It is the highest-ranked university in the country, being ranked 81st worldwide in the 2016/17 QS World University Rankings.

If English is not your first language then you will need to show that your English language skills are at a high enough level to succeed in your studies.

Scholarship Description:

  • Application Deadline: June 11,2018
  • Course Level: Scholarship is available for pursuing PhD programme.
  • Study Subject: Scholarship is awarded in “Reacting to cold in a changing world – uncovering an alternative vernalisation mechanism in legumes”
  • Scholarship Award: Tenure is for 36 months with the value of up to $NZ 27,500 stipend per annum plus compulsory domestic fees of up to $NZ 7600 per annum.
  • Nationality: Scholarships are open to New Zealand and international students.
  • Number of Scholarships: Not Known
  • Scholarship can be taken in New Zealand

Eligibility for the Scholarship:

  • Eligible Countries: Scholarships are open to New Zealand and international students.
  • Entrance Requirements: Students applying for this position will be high achievers and have demonstrable experience and expertise in plant molecular biology and genomics and preferably bioinformatic skills for handling large data sets. The successful PhD candidate must be able to meet the requirements of, and enrol in, the University of Auckland’s PhD programme. Suitably qualified domestic or international students are welcome to apply.
  • English Language Requirements: If English is not your first language then you will need to show that your English language skills are at a high enough level to succeed in your studies.

Application Procedure:

Applications include:

  • CV
  • Copies of academic transcripts
  • A brief (1 page maximum) statement of research experience
  • The names and e-mail contacts of at least two people who can provide professional letters of reference.
  • Preferably; IELTS or TOEFL results for those with English as a second language

How to Apply:

Please apply via email.

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