The Victoria University of Wellington is now accepting applications for the Wellington Doctoral Scholarship New Zealand 2021. Students from all over the world can apply for this fully-funded PhD scholarship program.

Each year the Victora University of Wellington offers approximately 110 fully-funded scholarships in New Zealand. The scholarships are offered to both New Zealand and international students in any discipline. 

The aim of the Victoria Doctoral Research Scholarship is to support doctoral study and encourage postgraduate research. These are merit-based scholarships are awarded on the basis of academic merit. 

The Victora University of Wellington is one of the top universities in New Zealand. It was established in 1897. It has been ranked 215th in the world by the  QS World University Rankings 2020.

Wellington Doctoral Scholarship New Zealand 2021:

Host Country:

  • New Zealand

Host University:

  • Victoria University of Wellington

Course/Degree Level:

  • Doctoral Programs

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Study Areas:

  • Any discipline offered by the university.

Scholarship Duration:

  • 3 Years PhD Scholarship in New Zealand

Scholarship Amount:

  • Full tuition fees
  • PhD stipend annually: $23,500 
  • Thesis allowance

Eligibility Criteria of Wellington Doctoral Scholarships:

  • Graduates from all over the world can apply 
  • Applicants must have completed bachelors and master’s degree
  • Applicants must have a strong academic record & excellent academic references

Note: Please visit the official website for more information about the Phd scholarship eligibility criteria, Terms and Conditions, and regulations of the application of this scholarship.

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How to Apply for Doctoral Scholarship in New Zealand?

Fist of all, you must read all the PhD scholarship requirements available on the official website. Follow the following step by step guide.

Step 1: First, you need to check the admission and scholarship requirements

Step 2: Complete an online application for both Victora doctoral scholarship and doctoral admission

Step 3: The third step is very important. You need to prepare your expression of interest

Step 4: You need to select your academic referees  

Step 5: Gather additional documentation

Step 6: You need to upload all the required documents to the online application

Step 7: When you complete all the above steps, submit your application. 

The University Research Scholarships Committee (the Committee), a sub­ committee of the University Research Committee will award scholarships on the basis of academic merit. 

Application Deadline:

  • You can apply throughout the year but your applications will only be considered 3 times each year. 
  • The three application deadlines for Wellington Doctoral Scholarship New Zealand 2021 are 1 March, 1 July and 1 November.

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