Doctorate scholarships

Massey University offers a range of awards, grants and scholarships for doctoral students that are designed to support research excellence, encourage timely completions, and share original research.

Current awards, grants and scholarships for doctoral students

Massey University Doctoral Scholarships and Massey University Māori Doctoral Scholarships
$25,000 per annum for 3 years to support excellent domestic and international full-time candidates to undertake high quality, strategically valued research.

Doctoral Research Dissemination Grants - $6,250 per grant
To support the development and dissemination of doctoral research beyond the thesis for candidates submitting their thesis within four years between 1 January and 1 April. Application ongoing until 1 April and awarded at time of thesis submission.

Doctoral Conference Presentation Grants - $750 per award
To support the delivery of peer reviewed conference presentations to be delivered at national and international conferences in 2018. Applications ongoing until 1 April.

Dean’s Graduation Awards - $350 per award
To award timely completions, with funding for thesis binding and graduation costs for all who complete between 1 January and 1 April. Awarded at submission for those who complete within four years or equivalent. No application required.

Dean's List of Exceptional Theses Inaugural Lecture Awards - $500 per award
To acknowledge and share excellence in research, for all who are recommended and accept invitation. Potential for up to 12, may be awarded. (By invitation only)

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