Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences


Other Summer Research Scholarships in Auckland

There a number of external organisations who also offer summer studentships and internships. These Funders prefer to administer and assess applications themselves, so if you are interested in applying please read the instructions below. We will endeavour to list these opportunities as they are announced.  

Health Research Council - Māori Health


Deadline Closed : Friday 14 July 2017

HRC Māori Health Summer Studentships are designed to introduce research to students studying health related courses, and for those who would like to be involved in a Māori health research project over the summer vacation. Students should have a suitable supervisor over the tenure of the award (ten weeks). Summer Studentships are worth $5,000.

How do I apply?

  • Please contact the Faculty Research Office if you intend on applying.
  • Sign up for the HRC Gateway and complete Module 1 of the application. This must be completed on the HRC Gateway to register your application and receive a HRC Ref ID#.
  • The application form is available for download from the HRC website and contains the Coversheet, Module 1 section 1B-1E, Module 2, Module 3, Module 4, Module 5 and Module 6.
  • The Word application form must be downloaded and completed by the applicant before being uploaded to the HRC Gateway as a PDF file.
  • A complete application combining all of the modules will be generated by the HRC Gateway for downloading and printing.
  • Please forward a scanned copy of the final, complete application along with a certified copy of your academic transcript to the Faculty Research Office. We will ensure your application is submitted to HRC, including the required hard copies.

 

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Health Research Council - Pacific Health


Deadline Closed: Friday 14 July 2017

These HRC Pacific Health studentship awards, worth $5,000, aim to introduce research to Pacific students wanting to develop research skills with supervision and guidance from experienced senior researchers. This provides an opportunity to develop a career in health research by working on a ten week project over the summer break.

How do I apply?

  • Please contact the Faculty Research Office if you intend on applying.
  • Sign up for the HRC Gateway and complete Module 1 of the application. This must be completed on the HRC Gateway to register your application and receive a HRC Ref ID#.
  • The application form is available for download from the HRC website and contains the Coversheet, Module 1 section 1B-1E, Module 2, Module 3, Module 4, Module 5 and Module 6.
  • The Word application form must be downloaded and completed by the applicant before being uploaded to the HRC Gateway as a PDF file.
  • A complete application combining all of the modules will be generated by the HRC Gateway for downloading and printing.
  • Please forward a scanned copy of the final, complete application along with a certified copy of your academic transcript to the Faculty Research Office. We will ensure your application is submitted to HRC, including the required hard copies.

 

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Leukaemia & Blood Cancer New Zealand


Deadline Closed : Thursday 31 August 2017

Summer studentship grants are on offer to medical students throughout New Zealand to carry out projects of haematological importance. The grants are intended to support study that will aid understanding of these diseases. All applications are judged on merit by the LBC Medical and Scientific Committee and the decision to award grants is based on the quality of the submissions.

How do I apply?

  • Please contact the Faculty Research Office if you intend on applying.
  • The application is available online through the Leukaemia & Blood Cancer New Zealand portal. Once you have completed all the application fields, please send a copy of your application along with the administrative agreement to the Faculty Research Office.
  • You will need obtain the applicant and Head of Department signatures on the agreement and we will arrange the final sign off.
  • We will return a scanned copy of the fully signed administrative agreement for you to load into
    the funder portal before submitting.

 

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Neurological Foundation of New Zealand


Deadline Closed : Friday 1 September 2017

Each year the Neurological Foundation of New Zealand (NFNZ) allocates two Summer Studentships. These are awarded on a competitive basis and can be undertaken in any New Zealand educational institution that carries out postgraduate research. The value of each award is $6,000 and any research topic in the fields of biomedical, clinical and public health that relate to neurology will be considered.

How to apply?

  • Please contact the Faculty Research Office if you intend on applying.
  • You are required to complete and submit an application form which is available to download from the Neurological Foundation website.
  • Once complete, please forward a WORD version of your application to the Faculty Research Office.
  • You will need to obtain the applicant, supervisor and Head of Department signatures (on page 1, 7 & 9).
  • We will obtain the remaining signatures, make the correct number of copies and submit the application to the Funder on your behalf.

 

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Child Injury Prevention Foundation of New Zealand


Deadline closed: Friday 15 September 2017

Projects must relate in some way to child injury prevention (intentional or unintentional) and preference will be given to those that will be of immediate practical benefit to the community. The $5,000 scholarships are open to students who are currently enrolled in an undergraduate programme.

How do I apply?

  • Please contact the Faculty Research Office if you intend on applying.
  • You are required to complete and submit an application form which is available to download from
    the CIPFNZ website.
  • Once complete, please forward a WORD version of your application, your supervisors letter of support and a certified copy of your transcript to the Faculty Research Office.  
  • Faculty Research Office will upload the aplication into the Research Funding Module (RFM) in the name of your supervisor and forward to the funder and Research Office on your behalf.

 

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