Doctoral Scholarship
– Ngāi Tahu Research Centre

These scholarships support PhD students whose study is facilitated through the Ngāi Tahu Research Centre at the University of Canterbury.

What is available?

The University will make available up to three scholarships annually. Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu will make available up to two scholarships every third year. Each scholarship is worth $21,000 per annum plus tuition fees for the specified programme of study at the New Zealand domestic rate, and the Student Services Levy for the term of the scholarship.

How do I apply?

Applications open annually on 31 August and close at 4pm on 31 October.

To download a copy of the scholarship regulations please visit

To apply please contact the Ngāi Tahu Research Centre Administrator, phone: +64 3 369 5527 or email: [email protected]