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University of Otago Special Health Research Scholarship

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Eligibility Criteria

The University of Otago Special Health Research Scholarship provides funding to support outstanding doctoral students who are contemplating a career in Health Research. 

Graduates in any discipline intending to undertake research training at PhD level on a topic relevant to human health are eligible to apply.

The Scholarship is available to international students. Candidates for professional doctorates, as well as the PhD, are welcome to apply. 

Applicants must usually be :

  • seeking to obtain their first doctoral qualification
  • studying, or planning to study, full-time
  • undertaking health related research

Selection is based predominantly on academic merit and the applicant’s potential for research.

How to apply?

Applications for doctoral scholarships are made online through the eVision portal and can be made at any time of the year. 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.

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