Designation/Position- Victoria Doctoral Scholarships
Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand invites application for Victoria Doctoral Scholarships position from for eligible and interested candidates
About- To encourage postgraduate research Victoria offers scholarships to those about to begin their doctoral studies. These scholarships are awarded on academic merit and are open to New Zealand and international students in any discipline.
These Scholarships are intended to encourage and support doctoral study (PhD) at Victoria University of Wellington
Research/Job Area- Scholarships are awarded in various discipline
Location- Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand
Eligibility/Qualification– The Scholarships are open to graduates of any university within or outside of New Zealand who intend to enrol full time for a Doctorate (PhD) at Victoria University or who have commenced their doctoral study at Victoria University.
Please note:It is very important to refer to website for regulations and further process requirements regarding application for this scholarship.
Job/Position Description- $23,500 stipend annually + tuition fees. Conditions apply. See ‘Regulations’ for details.
TENURE OF AWARD:
Scholarships will normally be tenable for three years. For a student who has already been enrolled for a Doctorate at Victoria for more than three months at the time when the offer of a Scholarship is made, the maximum length of tenure of the Scholarship will be reduced at the discretion of the Research Scholarships Committee.
CLOSING DATES FOR APPLICATIONS:
01 November 2018
Currently, the closing dates are 1 March, 1 July and 1 November.
NUMBER OF AWARDS OFFERED:
35 each round.
How to Apply- Offers of Victoria PhD Scholarships will be made approximately six weeks after each closing date in March, July and November of the year of application. Because some applicants may in the event decline the offer of a Scholarship with the result that further offers have to be made, it is possible that some applicants will not be finally notified of the success or otherwise of their applications three months after application. Please provide a clear and correct email address.
Scholarship recipients must sign a Postgraduate Scholarships Contract agreeing to abide by the attached regulations. Recipients shall be required to devote themselves full-time to their programme of research during the tenure of the scholarship and may not hold a position of emolument without the approval of the University Scholarships Committee. Approval may be given for scholarship recipients to undertake paid employment (usually tutoring) for up to a further 600 hours in addition to their contribution in any one calendar year. All requests to undertake part-time employment must be supported in writing by the supervisor.
Once the period of tenure of a scholarship has commenced, the University Scholarships Committee may, at its sole discretion, grant a scholarship recipient a deferment of their scholarship for a period not exceeding one year. In most cases such a deferment will coincide with a formal suspension from their doctoral enrollment.
A scholarship shall be terminated if a scholarship recipient ceases to resume the aforesaid programme of research within one month of the last day of the period of the deferment.
For Contact- Organisation: Victoria University of Wellington
Address: PO Box 600 Wellington 6140 New Zealand
Phone: +64 4 463 5061
E-mail: [email protected]
Last Date for Apply– 01 November 2018