Closing date: Applicants can apply anytime

Student type: Domestic and International students are eligible for this scholarship program.

Level of study: Postgraduate

Study area: Any

Scholarship value: Tier 1 – $15,000 for 120-point theses (or more), Tier 2 – $12,000 for 90-point theses, or Tier 3 – $5,500 towards the tuition fees of the master’s programme


Description: As part of our commitment to graduate research, the University of Waikato provides Research Masters Scholarships for students to undertake a master’s thesis at the University of Waikato.


  1. For students intending to enrol full-time in a 500-level thesis of 90-points or more as part of their first master’s degree at the University of Waikato. International students must have completed at least 120-points of study at a New Zealand university in order to be eligible for this Scholarship.

2. Regulations

How to apply:  apply on-line

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