Postgraduate scholarships

Postgraduate Scholarships are available for students in most doctoral and masters programmes at Unitec.

Domestic Masters or Doctoral Scholarships

The scholarship will cover the domestic fees for full-time or part-time Masters or Doctoral students. We welcome applications from full or part-time students who meet the following criteria:

  • are enrolled in a Unitec Masters or Doctoral programme;
  • have committed to completing a research thesis of at least 90 credits;
  • have a minimum B+ GPA or equivalent in all previous study at Level 7 or above. 

We also have dedicated scholarships for Māori and Pacifika postgraduate students. Preference for these awards will be given to candidates who will be conducting research relevant to Māori and/or Pasifika communities – research which has the potential to lead to transformation and positive change. 

Postgraduate scholarships are available for the following programmes:

Postgraduate Scholarship Options

How to apply

Please contact the relevant programme leader, or contact Student Central on 0800 10 95 10 or

(Full-time Unitec staff are not eligible to apply.)

Sustainable Building Research Scholarships

Are you looking to undertake research related to sustainable building in 2018? We have 4 x $5000 scholarships to support student research in this area. Contact Gregor Steinhorn or view the scholarship page to find out more.

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