The University of Waikato Academic Pathway Doctoral Scholarship

Closing Date 31 Jul 2024
Key details

Value NZ$40,000 pa + domestic tuition fees and other fees

Study level(s) Postgraduate (Research)

Subject area(s) Arts, Business / Management, Computer Science, Mathematics, Education, Health, Engineering, Law, Māori & Indigenous Studies, Science, Social Sciences

For Māori and/or Pacific students wanting to pursue pathways into academic careers.


For applicants of Māori and/or Pacific descent who are NZ Citizens or permanent residents and will be enrolling full-time in a doctoral qualification.

Applicants must be planning to undertake part or all of their study at a University other than the University of Waikato. Exposure to different ways of thinking, collaboration with academics from other intuitions ensures recipients will be competitive for positions on academic staff.

How to Apply

  1. Read the guidelines

    Please ensure you read the regulations before you commence the application process.

  2. If you are new, complete an application to enrol

    You will need to do this BEFORE you can have access to apply for Scholarships and Awards.

    Application to enrol
  3. Apply using MyWaikato

    Once you have an account, log into MyWaikato and click on the ‘Scholarships’ tab to see the list of available scholarships

    Apply now

Note: If you are a current student or already have a University of Waikato account you will be redirected to the MyWaikato screen. Log in to MyWaikato, select the ‘Scholarships’ tab and choose the scholarship you wish to apply for from the list at the bottom of the page.