The Summer Research Scholarship Programme

Dip your toes into the rewarding world of research with our 10-week Summer Research Scholarship Programme. You will be supported by an academic supervisor and get hands-on in the creation of new knowledge, adding significant value to your CV

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2023/2024 Programme

Applications closed on 17 September 2023. Applicants will be notified of the outcome by early October and the programme runs from 13 November 2023 to 09 February 2024.

All about the programme

The University of Waikato Summer Research Scholarship offers $8,000 to promising undergraduates, final-year honours, and first-year master’s students for a 10-week full-time research experience during C Trimester. Available in various disciplines, students receive supervision and enroll in a credit-bearing paper.

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Highlights of the 2022/23 Programme

We were pleased to support 75 students on the 2022/23 Programme with the help of partners including Scion, Braemar Charitable Trust, Te Whatu Ora, and more.


Information for industry and partners

The Summer Research Scholarship Programme is all about making a positive impact on our communities and relies on close connections with businesses, industry partners and donors to make these opportunities happen.

Meet some of our recent summer scholars