PhD Scholarships offered by the University of Canterbury, New Zealand

PhD Scholarships offered by the University of Canterbury, New Zealand

UC has one of the best engineering schools in the World. New Zealand offers its visitors a plethora of opportunities for life-work balance including hard-to-match outdoor activities (ranging from surfing to skiing) and breath-taking landscapes. Christchurch – Otautahi – is a diverse, welcoming and affordable city. 

The Department of Civil and Natural Resources of the University of Canterbury UC, Christchurch, New Zealand, is soliciting applications for PhD scholarships. 

Applicants are required to identify general area(s) of interest for their study from the list provided on our website Applications may also indicate interest in working with a specific PhD supervisors (advisors), but this is optional. The Scholarships available are for $28,000 per year for up to 3 years, plus tuition fees. Payments start after official enrolment as a postgraduate student at the University of Canterbury. 

All applications shall include:
1.    A CV of up to three pages.
2.    A one-page essay on research interests, research experience, and motivations
3.    Transcripts from Bachelor and MS degrees (where applicable)
4.    Evidence of proficiency in the English Language
5.    A list of academic references, including contact information (phone number and email address)

If the candidate is selected for a scholarship, they will be required to go through a separate admission process managed by UC’s central Admissions Office:

The scholarship will be conditional on meeting all criteria for admission and enrolment on a full-time basis, including English Language proficiency and visa requirements. Commencement of studies for international students shall be constrained by regulations imposed by Immigration New Zealand. Visit their website to learn about current immigration requirements.

Value: NZD 28,000 per annum plus tuition fees, for three years.

Closing date for applications: 15 July

To make enquiries, contact:
Department of Civil and Natural Resources Engineering University of Canterbury, New Zealand
Phone: +6433693398

To apply click here.

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Published Date : 2022-06-24