University of Otago International Research Master’s Scholarship

Published Date: May 30, 2019

Scholarship details

  • Area of study

  • Country of the Scholarship

    New Zealand
  • Scholarship Valid Until (Year)

  • Type of scholarship

    Master's scholarship
  • Scholarship amount given

    > 12000
  • Type of scholarship administrator

    Private sponsor
  • Mode of scholarship (Online/Offline)

  • Applier's country

  • Expenses covered

    Tuition fees
  • Scholarship Contact Details

    362 Leith Street, Dunedin 9016. PO Box 56, Dunedin 9054, New Zealand AskOtago 0800 80 80 98 64 3 479 7000

This award provides funding for international Master’s students who wish to pursue their studies at the University of Otago. This scholarship supports students during the thesis period of their research master’s degree.

Host Institution

University of Otago, New Zealand

Field of study

The following are the divisions covered under the scholarship; Commerce/School of Business, Sciences, Humanities, and Health Sciences.

Number of scholarship

8 in total, two per division

Target group

International Students

Scholarship value

The value of the scholarship is NZ$15,000 per annum including a tuition fee waiver for one year. The scholarship excludes insurance and student services fee.


The following are the scholarship eligibility parameters;

  1. Applicants must be obtaining their first Master’s qualification
  2. Applicants must be an international student
  3. Applicants must be undertaking a thesis-based Masters program

It is important for applicants to note that selection for the scholarship will be based majorly on academic merit and applicant’s capacity for research. Considering the limited number of this scholarship, applicants would need to have very good grades to be successful. Therefore, the university suggests that prospective students only apply if their grades at the later part of their degree was at A or A+.

Application instructions

Applicants are advised to read the How to Apply page and to visit the scholarship website for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.