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Summer Research Scholarships at University of Auckland in New Zealand, 2016

University of Auckland is inviting applications for summer research scholarships. The value of each scholarship is $5,000). Students are expected to conduct a research project of approximately 10 weeks duration (400 hours) under the supervision of an academic staff member. The application deadline is 11 September 2015.

Study Subject(s): Scholarships are provided in faculty’s list of available projects: Faculty of Arts, Business School, Faculty of Education and Social Work, Faculty of Engineering, Faculty of Law, Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences, Faculty of Science, Auckland Bioengineering Institute and Liggins Institute.University of Auckland In New Zealand.
Course Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing summer research program at University of Auckland in New Zealand.
Scholarship Provider:
University of Auckland, New Zealand 
Scholarship can be taken at:
New Zealand

Eligibility:   This is a general guideline for eligibility for a Summer Research Scholarship. You will need to check the Summer Research Scholarships Regulations for the faculty that is offering your project of interest. Those eligible
-Have completed at least two years of an undergraduate degree OR are enrolled in an Honours or Postgraduate Diploma programme (some faculties – check the regulations).
-Are currently enrolled at a New Zealand university or, for international applicants, have been enrolled in study in this calendar year.
-Have a Scholarship GPA of 6.00 or above over their two most recent full-time equivalent years of study (refer to faculty-specific criteria in the regulations).
-Have identified a clearly defined project and suitable supervisor willing to supervise the project.  For all faculties (except NICAI) refer to your faculty’s list of available projects: Faculty of Arts, Business School, Faculty of Education and Social Work, Faculty of Engineering, Faculty of Law, Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences, Faculty of Science, Auckland Bioengineering Institute and Liggins Institute.
-Are not seeking to be employed as tutors during Summer School and will not be in paid employment either inside or outside the University during the tenure of their Summer Research Scholarship.
-Have not yet commenced a masters or doctoral programme.
-Are not completing a dissertation or thesis on an extension.

Scholarship Open for International Students: New Zealand and International Applicants can apply for these summer research scholarships.

Scholarship Description: The purposes of Summer Research Scholarships are to give university students experience in research, to encourage them to pursue postgraduate study, and to support staff research. Students are expected to conduct a research project of approximately 10 weeks duration (400 hours) under the supervision of an academic staff member. The value of each scholarship is $5,000. The University has identified the following priority groups from whom applications are particularly encouraged: Maori students, Pacific students, students from other universities in New Zealand, international students.

Number of award(s): 10 scholarships are offered.

Duration of award(s): Students are expected to conduct a research project of approximately 10 weeks duration (400 hours) under the supervision of an academic staff member.

What does it cover? The value of each scholarship is $5,000.Total offer is of:
-receive a $5,000 stipend for 400 hours of research work over the summer (December to mid- February)
-polish your legal research and writing skills before entering legal practice and / or in preparation for future post-graduate study
-improve your confidence working in the law through extensive interactions with academic staff
-add value to your CV and improve your career opportunities
-experiences gained in previous scholarships have included: practice in analysis and literature reviews, participation in cutting-edge research, networking with other students, contact with potential future post-graduate supervisors and practice in preparing work for publication.

Selection criteria: Not Known

Notification: All applicants will be notified of the outcome in the week commencing 19 October 2015.

How to Apply: The mode of applying is online.

Online Application

Scholarship Application Deadline: The application deadline is 11 September 2015.

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