Scholarship Overview

  • Country: New Zealand
  • Scholarship Type: Merit-based
  • Institutions: Victoria University of Wellington
  • Funded by: Victoria University of Wellington
  • Type: Fully Funded
  • Degree Program: PhD
  • Scholarship Amount: Tuition fee plus $29,500 stipend yearly
  • Separate Application Required?: Yes
  • Deadline: 1 March, 2024.

Scholarship Benefits

Every Wellington Doctoral Scholarship includes an annual stipend of $29,500 in addition to covering domestic tuition fees for a duration of up to three years.


Graduates from any university, whether located in New Zealand or abroad, are eligible for these scholarships if they plan to enroll on a full-time basis for a Doctorate (PhD) or have already begun their doctoral studies at Victoria University of Wellington. Important: For detailed regulations and additional procedural requirements related to applying for this scholarship, it is crucial to consult the official website.

How to apply

Guidance on submitting an application for a Doctorate at Victoria University of Wellington, as well as information on securing financial support for your studies, can be found on the Wellington Faculty of Graduate Research website. This site also provides general information about doctoral study.

Additional Information

Victoria University of Wellington incentivizes postgraduate research by offering scholarships to students poised to commence their doctoral studies. These awards, which are granted based on academic excellence, welcome applications from both New Zealand and international students across all fields of study.

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