Number of scholarships to award
- tuition fee reduction
The UC Doctoral Scholarship, and other related scholarships, are now considered as part of the application to enrol process. Therefore an application to study a doctoral degree programme at UC is now regarded as an application for our doctoral scholarships. Meeting the requirements for enrolment in a doctoral degree is one of the requirements for receiving a UC Doctoral Scholarship and preparing the application will also ensure you have provided all the required information for a scholarship application.
The scholarship provides financial assistance at a value of NZ$28,000 per 120 points of thesis enrolment. In addition to the stipend, the scholarship covers tuition fees for thesis enrolment only, at the Aotearoa New Zealand domestic rate.
- The best course of action for those interested in studying for a doctoral degree and receiving a scholarship at the University of Canterbury is to begin an application to enrol at the University.
- Meeting the requirements for enrolment in a doctoral degree is one of the requirements for receiving a UC Doctoral Scholarship and preparing the application will also ensure you have all the required information for a scholarship application.
Study experience required
To apply for doctoral admission and the UC Doctoral Scholarship you will require the following:
Supervisor: Evidence of contact with your supervisor, such as email communication, which confirms their availability and support of your application.
Academic Documents: Degree certificate/diploma, full academic transcript (please provide both individual semester-wise transcripts, as well as consolidated results, where available), and grading scale, for all tertiary-level qualifications.
Curriculum Vitae: This should include academic history, work history and any relevant research experience.
Thesis: If your thesis was submitted in English, please include the full thesis.
Evidence of English Language Proficiency.
Identity Document: A copy of the personal details pages from your passport. If you do not yet hold a passport, then a copy of your birth certificate or national identity card may be provided instead.