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University of Otago City of Literature PhD Scholarship

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Eligibility Criteria

This scholarship is available annually to support one PhD candidate whose doctoral research is focused on the study of literature. Graduates in any discipline intending to undertake research training at PhD level on a topic relevant to literature are eligible to apply.

Applicants must be:

  • obtaining their first Doctoral qualification
  • undertaking research on a topic relevant to literature

Tenure of a doctoral scholarship is for three full-time years (or part-time equivalent), or until the thesis is submitted (whichever period is the shorter), subject to the provision of satisfactory annual Progress Reports by the Department in which the student is registered. For candidates in
professional doctorates, tenure may also cover periods of coursework prior to and after the thesis enrolment period, but will not exceed three years.

How to apply?

Applications for doctoral scholarships are made online through the eVision portal. Once you have applied for admission to your programme you will receive an alert in your student portal inviting you to apply for a scholarship.

Closing date: 30 September

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