Auckland University of Technology (AUT) provides postgraduate scholarships to encourage postgraduate study and research and to recognise student academic achievement.
The Faculty of Culture and Society will offer these AUT Postgraduate Scholarships in eligible postgraduate programmes in the:
· School of Education
· School of Language and Culture
· School of Hospitality Tourism and Gastronomy
· School of Social Science and Public Policy
AUT Postgraduate Scholarship (coursework) is available to full-time students undertaking study at Level 8 or above (New Zealand Qualifications Framework) who have demonstrated the potential to achieve highly. The Scholarships are available to recent AUT students and alumni and graduates from other NZ universities intending to enrol in one of the following programmes: – A Postgraduate Diploma – A one year AUT Honours programme. Fourth year Law and Engineering students are not eligible to apply. – A coursework master’s programme. The scholarship will cover a fees contribution for a total of 120pts including coursework and a research project or dissertation of up to 60pts. – The coursework year of a Professional Doctorate (120pts of coursework may be spread over two years).
Applicants must complete the AUT Postgraduate Scholarship Application online available through the AUT Scholarships Database www.aut.ac.nz/scholarships six weeks peior to the closing date. Applications will open in October of the year preceding study for Semester 1 study or May for study in Semester 2. The following documentation must be received on or before the closing date.
· A one-page personal statement outlining the applicant’s academic goals and career aspirations stating why they believe they merit the scholarship. If the applicant is applying under the category Māori or Pacific they must outline their cultural involvement.
· The personal statement should also attach an outline of recent leadership positions or responsibilities held within the University or community.
· If an applicant wishes to be considered under the Financial Hardship category they must address this in their personal statement and upload evidence of their financial position i.e. an IRD statement of income and provide the details of a referee, other than a family member or friend, who can support the applicant’s financial need.
· A copy of the applicant’s transcript will be added to the application by the Scholarships Office once grades have been finalized.
For more information about this scholarship, visit the officiel website of AUT here.Dossier de candidature