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University of Waikato Summer Research Scholarships

Important notes

Before beginning the application process for this Scholarship, you MUST read the regulations of the University of Waikato Summer Research Scholarships.

Applicants will also need to send hard copies of some documents to the University of Waikato Scholarships Office. You MUST ensure that you post these in time for them to reach the office by the 31 August 2014.

You will need to provide the following additional documents and information required for the University of Waikato Summer Research Scholarships.

Please ensure that all questions are answered and that all the required attachments accompany this application form. You may jeopardise your chances of success if you do not complete your application properly.

Full list of available projects for 2014/2015

If your circumstances change after the submission of this application, e.g. you apply for or receive another Scholarship, please inform the Scholarships Office immediately.

Personal Details

*This field is compulsory. If you do not have a Waikato Student ID number, you can register to enrol and receive one here. If your application is successful, you will be sent the information required to completel your enrolment for a Summer Research Scholarship paper.

We will use your contact details on the University’s database; you must keep them updated via iWaikato.

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Study Intentions

Please indicate the qualification for which you intend to be enrolled as a part- or full-time student:

Proposed Research Project

Please refer to the full list of available research projects then indicate the research project(s) number for which you are applying. The project number can be found in the top left hand corner of the project abstract. Please list projects in order of preference.

Research Project

Supporting Documents

All applicants are required to submit supporting documentation, either in Word or PDF format.

Please upload with this application:

Summary Statement
A brief summary of your relevant background, experience, and interest in the research area(s).

Curriculum Vitae
A brief CV (no longer than 4 A4 pages in length).


You are required to obtain two academic references. Please open and print the referee form below and pass on to two referees for completion.

Please provide the names of the two people you have asked to forward confidential academic references to the Scholarships Office. Your referee must be someone who can comment on your academic ability or your experience/skills in this research area.

Referee #1

Referee #2

Documents to be sent in hard copy to the Scholarships office

These documents MUST reach the University of Waikato Scholarships Office by 31 August 2014.

You MUST print and complete this coversheet and send along with any other supporting document(s)/item(s), to ensure that they can be matched with your application.

Please tick the boxes to show you understand that the following must be sent to the Scholarships Office in hard copy:


Applicants must tick all the boxes before an application for the University of Waikato Summer Research Scholarship can be submitted.

In submitting this application I confirm that:

You will receive an email confirming the receipt of your application.

Important notes regarding hard copy attachments

  • Do not send originals as documents will not be returned.
  • All documents should be A4 in size, and single sided. Smaller documents should be copied on to A4 paper.
  • Attachments should consist of loose pages clipped in one corner by a paper clip
  • Colour printing is unnecessary as all applications will be copied in black and white

These documents should be sent to:

By post: In Person:
The Scholarships Office
The University of Waikato
Private Bag 3105

Student Information Desk/Drop Box
The Student Centre – Te Manawa
Level 2
The University of Waikato


Fine Print

The information provided in this application will be used solely for the purposes of assessing your eligibility and suitability for the Scholarship for which you are applying. Personal information contained in this application will be made available to members of the Scholarships Committee, members of the Scholarships Committee, and staff of the Scholarships Office.

The University of Waikato undertakes to store your application in a secure place, in the event that you are successful in gaining an award or are selected as a reserve candidate for an award. The University of Waikato undertakes to destroy your application to preserve its confidentiality, in the event that you are unsuccessful in gaining an award. Should you have reason to believe that information held about you in either your application or your academic record is incorrect, you have the right of access to, and correction of, that information.

The University may contact the persons you have named in your application as referees for further information. Any such direct contact with these referees will be made on a strictly confidential basis. The University may not divulge details to you about the content of such confidential references without the written authorisation of these referees.