These are some of the many scholarships available to students in the Division of Arts, Law, Psychology and Social Sciences.  You can use the Scholarships Finder for a more comprehensive list of the scholarships available.

Cambridge-Rutherford Memorial Scholarship

Closing date: 02 Aug 2018

The Cambridge-Rutherford Memorial PhD Scholarships are intended to provide full support to enable completion of a PhD at the University of Cambridge in pure or applied science. *This is an indicative amount, as the allowance is set annually by the Cambridge Commonwealth Trust to cover annual living expenses while studying at the University of Cambridge.

Evelyn Stokes Memorial Doctoral Scholarship

Closing date: 01 Feb 2020

For doctoral candidates who are enrolled or intending to enrol full-time in a PhD in either Geography or Environmental Planning in the School of Social Sciences. The Scholarship will have a value of up to $5,000 per year for three years.

HRC Māori Health Research Opportunities

Closing date: 13 Jul 2018

The Māori Health Research Summer Studentships are designed to introduce research to students studying health-related courses, and for those who would like to be involved in a Māori health research project over the summer period. Summer studentships are worth $5,000.

HRC Pacific Health Research Opportunities

Closing date: 13 Jul 2018

All of our research investment streams are open to Pacific health research and researchers. We also have a number of career development awards available to specifically support the development and dissemination of Pacific health research.

Julia Sandford Scholarship

Closing date: 15 Jul 2018

For domestic students who are enrolled in Honours or Masters level study in Geography at the University of Waikato. Students must demonstrate academic potential as well as commitment to, and focus on, Geography as a field of study. The Scholarship will have a value of up to $1,500.

Kerby Bursary for Graduate Music Studies

Closing date: 01 Dec 2018

For domestic students who are enrolled full-time in a BMus(Hons), BA(Hons) in Music, MMus or MA in Music at the University of Waikato. The Bursary will be awarded to the most meritorious applicant and will have a value of up to $500.

Michael Caiger Memorial Scholarship

Closing date: 15 Apr 2018

For domestic students enrolled full-time in a Bachelor of Arts (BA) or Bachelor of Social Sciences (BSocSc) in the Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences (FASS) at second year or above. Applicants must have been enrolled full-time, for the full year, at the University of Waikato in the year preceding their application. The value of the Scholarship will be up to $5,000.

Rewi Alley Scholarship in Chinese Studies

Closing date: 31 Oct 2019

For domestic students enrolled at any New Zealand university or other approved institution and are undertaking study on any aspect of life in China. The Scholarship will have a value of up to $1,000.

Sylff Research scholarship for Masters and PhD

Closing date: 01 Oct 2018

Scholarships are offered for study towards research in either a Masters or PhD degree in a wide range of disciplines, provided the research is in the broad fields of Humanities (ie. the study of human culture, especially literature, languages, history, art, music and philosophy) or Social Sciences (i.e. the scientific study of any aspect of social behaviour and/or the functioning of society).

The Sir Hugh Kawharu Masters Scholarship for Innovation in Science

Closing date: 01 Sep 2018

For students studying at masters level in the sciences. The Scholarship is applicable across a broad range of science disciplines including the physical, mathematical and computational, earth, environment, marine, social, health, biological, biomedical, human, and behavioural sciences. The Scholarship has a value of $10,000.