University of Otago Master of Planning
 

Financial Assistance

Scholarships and Awards

 

A number of scholarships and awards are available for postgraduate study at Otago, for both local and international students. The scholarships web page is a good place to start looking at what is available and the Graduate Research Services team has information on a wide range of scholarships available to planning students. Below is a list of scholarships that may be of interest to MPLAN students.

DIVISION OF HUMANITIES MĀORI AND PACIFIC BRIDGING SCHOLARSHIPS

If you are intending to proceed to Honours, Postgraduate Diploma or equivalent check these out.
Applications close Fri 31 Oct 2014

For more information and eligibility criteria
contact Ana Rangi, Ph: 479 868, Email: humanities.kaiawhina@otago.ac.nz or
Esmay Eteuati, Ph: 479 9616, Email: esmay.eteuati@otago.ac.nz

University of Otago Māori Master's Scholarship

University of Otago Māori Master's Scholarship
Value: NZ$13,000 stipend per annum, domestic tuition fees waiver (excludes student services fee)
Applicants can apply anytime, no closing date

The University of Otago Māori Master's Scholarship provides funding to support Māori Master's students studying at the University of Otago.

Applicants must be:

obtaining their first Master's qualification
domestic students or Australian students
of Māori descent
undertaking a thesis-based Master's
Selection is based predominantly on academic merit and the applicant’s potential for research.

Further information

University of Otago Pacific Island Master's Scholarship

Value: NZ$13,000 stipend per annum, domestic tuition fees waiver (excludes student services fee)
Applicants can apply anytime, no closing date

The University of Otago Pacific Island Master's Scholarship provides funding to support Pacific Island Master's students studying at the University of Otago.

Applicants must be:

obtaining their first Master's qualification
domestic students
of Pacific Island descent
undertaking a thesis-based Master's
Selection is based predominantly on academic merit and the applicant’s potential for research.

Further information

University of Otago Research Master's Scholarship

Value: NZ$13,000 stipend per annum, domestic  tuition fees waiver (excludes student services fee and insurance)
Number offered: Up to 60 annually

The University of Otago Master's Scholarship provides funding to support domestic Master's students completing a thesis at the University of Otago.

Applicants must be:

obtaining their first Master's qualification
domestic students or Australian students
undertaking a thesis-based Master's
Selection is based predominantly on academic merit and the applicant’s potential for research.

Further information

University of Otago International Research Master's Scholarship

Value: NZ$13,000 stipend per annum, international tuition fees waiver (excludes student services fee and insurance)
Number offered: 4
Closing date: Varies. Visit: http://www.otago.ac.nz/study/scholarships/otago020695.html#researchmasters

The University of Otago International Master's Award provides funding to support international Master's students studying at the University of Otago.

Applicants must be:

obtaining their first Master's qualification
international students
undertaking a thesis-based Master's
Selection is based predominantly on academic merit and the applicant’s potential for research.

Further information

 

University of Otago Scholarships Regulations (PDF)


Research Funding

Subject to availability of funds, the Geography Department reimburses a proportion of research-related expenses incurred by second year MPlan students enrolled in PLAN 590 or PLAN 5.

Financial support may also be available from local authorities or other agencies interested in the research to be undertaken.