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University of Waikato Masters Research Scholarship


Important notes

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

In addition to completing the online form, 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 31 October (Round 1) or 30 April (Round 2)
Important note: in 2014, the closing date for applications in Round 2 from students enrolled in Te Piringa - Faculty of Law and the School of Māori and Pacific Development has been extended until 3 June 2014.

You will be need to provide the following additional documents & information required for the University of Waikato Masters Research Scholarship.

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.

If your circumstances change after the submission of this application please inform the Scholarships Office immediately.

Application Form

Personal Details

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

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Previous Study

Please list any prior tertiary study you may have undertaken. If you have studied at any tertiary institution(s) other than the University of Waikato, you MUST print and complete this coversheet and send it to the Scholarships Office along with verified copies of your academic transcripts from the other tertiary institution(s).

Tertiary Institution
e.g. University of Auckland
Qualification
e.g. BA(Hons)
Dates
e.g. 2004-08
Completed / Ongoing
e.g. Completed
Study Intentions

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


Please outline the papers which you will complete for your master's degree. Include the points value and enrolment period for each paper.

Paper
e.g. MSYS593
Points Value
e.g. 120pt thesis
Enrolment Period
e.g.7/03/13 – 28/02/14
Academic Referee

Please provide the name of the person you have asked to forward a confidential reference to the Scholarships Office. Your referee must be either your proposed Supervisor or a member of the academic staff at the institution at which you obtained the qualification that defines your eligibility to enter the master’s degree programme.

Financial Support

If 'yes', please indicate the funding/scholarships that you have received/applied for:

Scholarship/Award
e.g. Science & Engineering Masters Fees
Amount
e.g. $4,000)
Applied for/Received
e.g. Received
Year
e.g. 2011
Supporting Documents

Applicants may choose to attach a one-page personal statement highlighting for the Committee any achievement (e.g. academic awards) or circumstances (e.g. illness that affected otherwise strong grades).

Please upload the following document:

Personal Statement
A one-page personal statement highlighting for the Committee any achievements (e.g. academic awards) or circumstances (e.g. illness that affected otherwise strong grades).
Documents to be sent in hard copy to the Scholarships Office

These documents must reach the University of Waikato Scholarships Office by the scholarships closing date. You MUST print and complete this coversheetand send it with all documents/items, to ensure that they can be matched with your application.

Please tick the boxes to show you understand what you must submit in hard copy:

Students new to the University of Waikato must also arrange for the following documents to reach the Scholarships Office by the scholarships closing date:

Declaration

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

In submitting this application, I confirm that:

You will receive an email confirming receipt of your application.

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