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Master of Drug Discovery and Development Scholarship

Value

NZ$15,000/total value

Number of awards

Various

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Eligibility Criteria

The scholarship is open to all qualifying international students. International students refer to students who do not have New Zealand residency and who are not New Zealand citizens. Applicants must meet programme-specific eligibility criteria and University eligibility criteria. Applicants must obtain a suitable visa in order to study in New Zealand. The scholarship becomes payable on enrolment and must be used against tuition fees only.

Holders of this scholarship will be expected to work on a research project under supervision of a Ferrier Research Institute staff member, on a project approved by the Director of the Ferrier Research Institute, or his delegated nominee. Selection criteria include academic performance, publications and/or conference proceedings, referee reports, and any other tangible demonstration of academic or research ability.

Criteria

  • Applicants must be international students.
  • Applicants must have an undergraduate degree in Chemistry or a relevant life science subject such as Biochemistry, Biomedical Science, Pharmacy, Pharmacology or other relevant subject, with an average of at least a B+ in 300-level Chemistry.
  • Applicants must be intending to enrol in a taught Master’s programme (Master of  Drug Discovery and Development) at Victoria University of Wellington.

Tenure: One year

Selection process

Successful candidates will be chosen by a selection panel of relevant Ferrier Research Institute staff.

Selection criteria include academic performance, publications and/or conference proceedings, referee reports, and any other tangible demonstration of academic or research ability.

How to apply?

Applications will be accepted at any time, and reviewed on an ad-hoc basis.

Applicants should submit their applications by email, including copies of complete academic transcripts, degree certificates, CV (including the contact details of at least two academic referees who are familiar with the candidate, e.g. university lecturers at 300 level or higher, supervisors of research projects, etc.), letter of motivation and referee reports (at least one from an academic/research supervisor of the candidate).

Closing date(s): Applications accepted any time.

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