Tourism Industry New Zealand Trust and Lincoln University have agreed to jointly offer a Scholarship to pursue Doctoral (PhD) qualification at Lincoln University in the Department of Tourism, Sport and Society. award is available to International & New Zealand Citizen or Permanent Resident Students.
The purpose of this application is to support research to provide a theoretically informed understanding of tourism’s social licence to operate in New Zealand.
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The Lincoln University is a New Zealand university that was formed in 1990 when Lincoln College, Canterbury was made independent of the University of Canterbury.
• Applications Deadline: January 11, 2019
• Course Level: award is available to pursue Doctoral (PhD) qualification at Lincoln University.
• Study Subject: award is awarded to study Doctoral degree in the Department of Tourism, Sport and Society.
• Award: The value of the support will be $25,500 emolument per year for each of three years, plus the amount equivalent to the New Zealand students’ tuition fees (currently $7300) per annum for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy at Lincoln University for the same period. The tuition fee is paid annually by way of a credit to the scholar’s fees account. Limited operational funds are also provided.
• Nationality: International & New Zealand Citizen.
• Number of Awards: One support will be offered.
• The award can be taken in New Zealand
Eligible Countries: award is available to International & New Zealand Citizen or Permanent Resident Students.
Entrance Requirements: Applicants must meet the following criteria:
• This support will be open to applicants who have gained entrance into the full-time programme of a Doctor of Philosophy at Lincoln University.
• The topic lends itself to graduates of the social sciences (sociology, psychology, anthropology, human geography) noting applications from other cognate disciplines, or interdisciplinary fields (e.g. tourism) will also receive consideration.
• Applicants need to demonstrate significant and sustained academic performance which, for the purposes of this application , is defined as achieving an A- / GPA 7 or better in previous degrees, dissertation or thesis.
• Applicants may be New Zealand Citizens, Permanent Residents or International students. In the event of a tied decision preference will be given to a New Zealand Citizen / Resident.
English Language Requirements: Students whose first language is not English must demonstrate proficiency in English by submitting satisfactory scores from the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL).
How to Apply: Please read the Regulations attached and then complete and return the application form, providing all attachments required.