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Otago Council Inc Scholarship in Science

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Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must usually be:

  • obtaining their first Master's qualification
  • undertaking research and data collection in the Otago region in the following fields : agriculture, pastoral, forestry, fishing, transport, communications, mining, energy, construction, scientific development and natural resources
  •  International student

Tenure of a Master’s scholarship is for one full-time year (or part-time equivalent), or until the thesis is submitted (whichever period is the shorter.) Students must be in the first year of their thesis research to be eligible for a scholarship.

How to apply?

Applications are made online through the eVision portal after applying for admission to a programme. The application form will be available through an alert at one of the following times:

  • when applying for admission (if the degree is by thesis only, or if the thesis will begin straight away) – you will receive an alert in your eVision portal after applying for admission to your programme, inviting you to apply for a scholarship; or,
  • just before the thesis component is about to begin (usually at the start of the second year for a master’s degree by papers and thesis) – you will receive an alert in your eVision portal after enrolling in your thesis paper.

Applicants can apply anytime.

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