Summer Research Scholarships are a great way to gain valuable research experience, work with leading researchers at the University of Auckland, enhance your career opportunities and help you think about pursuing postgraduate study. Successful applicants will conduct a research project under supervision for 10 weeks over the summer months.
Opportunity focus areas:
Creative Arts and Industries
Education and Social Work
Medical and Health Sciences
Note: English proficiency documents / certificates are not required for Summer Research Scholarships.
Note: You have completed at least two years of an undergraduate degree and are enrolled in an undergraduate degree at an international institution in 2020.
Note: You have a scholarship GPA/GPE of 6.00 or above (GPE calculator is linked in the 'How to apply' section below).
Note: You have identified a clearly defined project and suitable supervisor willing to supervise the project from your faculty’s list of available projects.
Note: You are not seeking employment as a tutor during Summer School or in paid employment either inside or outside the University during the tenure of the Summer Research Scholarship.
Note: You haven’t started a masters, doctoral, or taught postgraduate programme (some taught programmes are permitted: check the regulations), or be completing a dissertation or thesis on an extension.
Note: Generally, you shouldn’t have held a Summer Research Scholarship previously (for exceptions, check the regulations).
Note: $6,000 tax-free stipend.
Note: University residences offer discounted accommodation over the summer.
Note: International Students will need to obtain an appropriate visa for the duration of your scholarship.
Note: Students are required to have an approved insurance for the duration of your programme and student visa. Insurance is compulsory and you must pay this fee on the first day of your programme.
Note: Your official academic transcript of the last 2 years of your undergraduate studies.
Note: Any project-specific information that has been requested by the faculty (as noted in the project description).