The New Zealand Centre for Human Rights Law, Policy and Practice


Scholarship opportunities


Scholarship opportunities for New Zealand students

PhD

All PhD students pay fees at the rates applicable to domestic students provided that they reside in New Zealand during their study: the costs equate to roughly US$5000 per annum (at the exchange rates applicable in mid-2013), making an Auckland PhD one of the most financially attractive doctoral programmes in the World.

There are also a number of scholarships available to students seeking to do a PhD.

Peace and Disarmament Education Trust Masters and Doctoral Scholarships
The Peace and Disarmament Education Trust Masters and Doctoral Scholarships are available to advance education and promote international peace, arms control and disarmament. PADET funds not-for-profit projects and scholarship topics.

  • Up to $14,000 for Master’s Research thesis;
  • Up to $21,000 + $5,000 per yr for up to 3yrs for a doctoral thesis;
  • Projects are generally awarded grants of up to $5,000.

Applicants must be

  • individuals who are New Zealand citizens or permanent residents based in New Zealand, or
  • an independent, non-profit organisation or group that is based in New Zealand, or
  • students who are enrolled or intend to enrol in a MA or PhD degree course of study at a New Zealand tertiary institution during the period for which the scholarship is sought 31 May and 31 Oct

More information about  Peace and Disarmament Education Trust Masters and Doctoral Scholarships


University of Auckland Doctoral Scholarships
University of Auckland Doctoral Scholarships provide support for up to 36 months of study, including successful candidates earning $25,000 plus having their fees paid to complete their research.
More information about University of Auckland Doctoral Scholarships


New Zealand Law Foundation Doctoral Scholarship in Law

The New Zealand Law Foundation Doctoral Scholarship in Law is for a candidate looking to conduct research for the benefit of New Zealand and its legal system, and which encompasses the wider objectives of the New Zealand Law Foundation.
More information about  The New Zealand Law Foundation Doctoral Scholarship in Law

More information about University of Auckland Doctoral ScholarshipsOther General scholarships

Other PhD scholarships

 

Masters

Information about scholarships for Masters students:
Research Masters scholarships
General Masters scholarships
General scholarships

 

Undergraduate

Information about scholarships for undergraduate students can be found on  the current students section of the University website

A summer research studentship is available that would suit a law student interested in the Convention for the Rights of People with Disability. The studentship would particularly suit students studying sociology/health topics in year 2 or 3, particularly those set to go on to honours/other post grad study in 2014.

You can see the project here. This project is part of Dr Katey Thom's work on the Convention and the DRTAP in New Zealand.

 

 

Scholarship opportunities for overseas students

PhD

All PhD students pay fees at the rates applicable to domestic students provided that they reside in New Zealand during their study: the costs equate to roughly US$5000 per annum (at the exchange rates applicable in mid-2013), making an Auckland PhD one of the most financially attractive doctoral programmes in the World.

There are also a number of scholarships available to students seeking to do a PhD.

The Peace and Disarmament Education Trust Masters and Doctoral Scholarships
The Peace and Disarmament Education Trust Masters and Doctoral Scholarships are available to advance education and promote international peace, arms control and disarmament. PADET funds not-for-profit projects and scholarship topics.

  • Up to $14,000 for Master’s Research thesis;
  • Up to $21,000 + $5,000 per yr for up to 3yrs for a doctoral thesis;
  • Projects are generally awarded grants of up to $5,000.

More information about The Peace and Disarmament Education Trust Masters and Doctoral Scholarships


University of Auckland Doctoral Scholarships
University of Auckland Doctoral Scholarships provide support for up to 36 months of study, including successful candidates earning $25,000 plus having their fees paid to complete their research.
More information about University of Auckland Doctoral Scholarhips


New Zealand Law Foundation Doctoral Scholarship in Law
The New Zealand Law Foundation Doctoral Scholarship in Law is for a candidate looking to conduct research for the benefit of New Zealand and its legal system, and which encompasses the wider objectives of the New Zealand Law Foundation.
More information about the New Zealand Law Foundation Doctoral Scholarship in Law


China Scholarship Council Scholarships
Top Chinese PhD students are encouraged to study at The University of Auckland through a scholarship programme developed in collaboration with the China Scholarship Council Scholarships.
More information about China Scholarship Council Scholarships

Chilean Government Bicentennial Scholarships
The Chilean Government Bicentennial Scholarships are open to students from the Republic of Chile who intend to undertake a Masters or PhD programme at The University of Auckland.
More information about Chilean Government Bicentennial Scholarships

Arthington Davy Scholarship
Students born in Tonga of Tongan parents who have completed their first University degree may apply for the Arthington Davy Scholarship to undertake Masters or PhD study at The University of Auckland.
More information about the Arthington Davy Scholarship

Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst
German students may apply for a Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst Scholarship to complete a Masters or PhD at The University of Auckland.
More information about the Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst

Fulbright Scholarship
US citizens can apply for a UA Fulbright Scholarship to study for a Master's or Doctoral degree with the Centre. US citizens can also apply for US Financial Aid to assist their study at the Centre.
More information about the Fullbright Scholarship
more informaiton about US Financial Aid

UA Commonwealth Scholarships
UA Commonwealth Scholarships are available to students who are citizens of Canada and Britain. The scholarships are tenable for a maximum of thirty-six months for a PhD candidate.
More information about UA Commonwealth Scholarships

New Zealand Development Scholarships
New Zealand Development Scholarships are available to residents of some countries in Asia, Latin America and Africa to undertake undergraduate, Master’s and PhD study through the Centre.
more information about New Zealand Development Scholarships

New Zealand Pacific Scholarships
Students from some Pacific Island countries are able to apply for New Zealand Pacific Scholarships to undertake undergraduate, Master’s and PhD courses through the Centre.
More information about New Zealand Pacific Scholarships

New Zealand ASEAN Scholars Award
Students from some ASEAN member countries are able to apply to undertake Masters or PhD programmes at the Centre through the New Zealand ASEAN Scholars Award.
More information about the New Zealand ASEAN Scholars Award

Commonwealth Scholarships
New Zealand also offers Commonwealth Scholarships for Master’s and PhD study at the Centre to citizens of many commonwealth countries in Africa, Asia, the Americas and the Pacific.
More information about Commonwealth Scholarships

Other scholarships.

 

Masters

Chilean Government Bicentennial Scholarships
The Chilean Government Bicentennial Scholarships are open to students from the Republic of Chile who intend to undertake a Masters or PhD programme at The University of Auckland.
More information about Chilean Government Bicentennial Scholarships

Arthington Davy Scholarship
Students born in Tonga of Tongan parents who have completed their first University degree may apply for the Arthington Davy Scholarship to undertake Masters or PhD study at Auckland.
More information about the Arthington Davy Scholarship

Danish Study Abroad Programme Grant
Danish students may apply for a Danish Study Abroad Programme Grant to complete an undergraduate study abroad programme or to complete a Masters degree at The University of Auckland.
more information about the Danish Study Abroad Programme Grant

Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst
German students may apply for a Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst Scholarship to complete a Undergraduate, Masters or PhD study at The University of Auckland.
More information about the Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst

Fulbright Scholarship
US citizens can apply for a UA Fulbright Scholarship to study for a Master's or Doctoral degree with the Centre. US citizens can also apply for US Financial Aid to assist their study at the Centre.
more information about the Fulbright Scholarship
More information about US Financial Aid

New Zealand Pacific Scholarships
Students from some Pacific Island countries are able to apply for New Zealand Pacific Scholarships to undertake undergraduate, Master’s and PhD courses through the Centre.
more information about New Zealand Pacific Scholarships

New Zealand Development Scholarships
New Zealand Development Scholarshipsare available to residents of some countries in Asia, Latin America and Africa to undertake undergraduate, Master’s and PhD study through the Centre.
More information about New Zealand Development Scholarships

New Zealand ASEAN Scholars Award
Students from some ASEAN member countries are able to apply to undertake Masters or PhD programmes at the Centre through the New Zealand ASEAN Scholars Award.
More information about the New Zealand ASEAN Scholars Award

Commonwealth Scholarships
New Zealand also offers Commonwealth Scholarships for Master’s and PhD study at the Centre to citizens of many commonwealth countries in Africa, Asia, the Americas and the Pacific.
More information about Commonwealth Scholarships

Other scholarships.
Research masters scholarships
General masters scholarships

 

Undergraduate

Danish Study Abroad Programme Grant
Danish students may apply for a Danish Study Abroad Programme Grant to complete an undergraduate study abroad programme or to complete a Masters degree at The University of Auckland.
More information about the Danish Study Abroad Programme Grant

Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst
German students may apply for a Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst Scholarship to complete a Undergraduate, Masters or PhD study at TheUniversity of Auckland.
More information about the Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst

New Zealand Pacific Scholarships
Students from some Pacific Island countries are able to apply for New Zealand Pacific Scholarships to undertake undergraduate, Master’s and PhD courses through the Centre.
More information about New Zealand Pacific Scholarships

New Zealand Development Scholarships
New Zealand Development Scholarshipsare available to residents of some countries in Asia, Latin America and Africa to undertake undergraduate, Master’s and PhD study through the Centre.
More information about New Zealand Development Scholarships

Other scholarships.