Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences

Postgraduate scholarships

  • Scholarships are usually awarded on the basis of grade point average (GPA). Full information is available on the University of Auckland scholarships and awards website.
  • Visit the faculty's Research Office, which outlines grant and research opportunities available through external agencies. For more information on any advertised grants contact: healthresearch@auckland.ac.nz
    Read more about research funding.
  • If you are employed, it is advisable to approach your employer about funding for your postgraduate study. Employers may have funding available through a training budget, or they may know of other possible sources of funding. Depending on their circumstances, some students may be eligible for a student loan or allowance. StudyLink, a service of the Ministry of Social Development, has the responsibility of processing Student Loans and Allowances. Further information on student loans and allowances can be obtained by contacting StudyLink.
  • Some programmes may also be funded by the CTA for students employed clinically in particular fields. Also, you can contact your proposed department to enquire about other sources of funding.
  • For more information, contact the Student Information Centre on +64 9 923 7494 or email scholarships@auckland.ac.nz.

FMHS specific scholarships

Sir John Logan Campbell Medical Trust Awards

These awards are available to postgraduate students and staff of the School of Medicine in the University of Auckland and persons connected with medical education including the medical profession within the provincial district of Auckland.

Awards are made for the following purposes - to assist with short-term postgraduate study and research abroad, travel and conference grants in NZ and abroad or sponsorship of visits to Auckland of eminent medical personal from overseas.

There are three annual application periods - closing dates are:  1 March, 1 July, 1 November

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2016/17 Annual Report
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Application Form
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The Dean's International Doctoral Scholarships (FMHS)

The Dean's International Doctoral Scholarships (FMHS) aim to attract international students of high calibre to pursue a research doctoral degree in the Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences.  Up to three scholarships per annum of up to $26,500NZD stipend plus compulsory tuition fees, relocation grant and insurance are available. Applications close 30 April annually.

Ralph & Eve Seelye PG Scholarships

Closing date: 1 Nov the year before enrolment
The main purpose of the Scholarships is to fund postgraduate level honours, masters or postgraduate diploma students who have completed their qualifying degrees at another New Zealand University and are now intending to enrol full-time at the University of Auckland.

Health Research Council Scholarships  

The HRC Māori Health Research Masters Scholarship provides $10,000 personal support, plus course fees and a tikanga allowance to a Māori student undertaking the research component of their masters degree. The HRC Pacific Health Research Masters Scholarship provides $10,000 of personal support for students in their final year or thesis. Additionally, $1,000 for mentoring costs and tuition fees is available. More information including application forms, is available on the HRC website: www.hrc.govt.nz/funding-opportunities
Important: If you are the recipient of one of these HRC Scholarships, note that it is administered through the school. It is necessary to provide the School Manager, Peggy McQuinn, with all the details, before it can be activated.

School of Population Health scholarships

School of Population Health offers following scholarships:

Postgraduate support funding