30 September 2019.


Christchurch, New Zealand.

(Partially Funded)


Geographical Society (Canterbury Branch) Research Grant

The fund for this grant was raised by the New Zealand Geographical Society (Canterbury Branch) from Society members, Geography graduates, and associates during 1973 to commemorate the University Centennial.

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The University of Canterbury will give you an excellent educational foundation that you will be able to turn into an amazing career.

Opportunity Focus Areas:

  • Arts (Geography)
  • Science (Geography)

Required Languages


Eligible Countries


Program Period

1 year.

Eligibility Requirements (Criteria)

  • This grant is used to assist candidates for a Masters degree in Geography who are likely to incur heavy personal expenses in research for their theses.
  • The grant may be awarded annually by the Council to a student or students on the recommendation of a committee comprising two academic staff members of the Department of Geography (one of whom shall be the Head of the Department) and two members of the committee of the Canterbury Branch of the Geographical Society (one of whom shall be the Chairman of the Branch). If in any year there is no suitable candidate no award shall be made. In the event of no award being made in any one year the money not expended may be used for an award in any subsequent year.
  • The total amount awarded each year shall not exceed three quarters of the annual income and any balance of income shall be added to the capital.
  • Full details of expenses should be given and receipts included where possible.
  • A letter of recommendation from the candidate’s Head of Department will be required.
  • Applications shall be made in writing to the Registrar no later than 5.00 p.m. on 31 March and 30 September.

Opportunity Cost

(Partially Funded)

  • The current value of the grant is approximately $500.

How to Apply

First Step: Click on Apply Now below then select the UC button to create a new myUC account and then login. 

Second Step: You will be automatically redirected after you login back to the scholarships application process and login page.

Third Step: Create an account.

Fourth Step: Confirm your email and  Follow the link you were given to verify your email address.

Fifth Step: Go to the website again and log in.

Sixth Step: You will be asked if you are pursuing study in Geography towards a Master’s or PhD research degree at UC.

Seventh Step: Submit your answer.

Eighth Step: Download the PDF application form from Here and fill your information or you can fill it online via Apply Now below.

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This Scholarship Published by:
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Reviewed by “ Nada Ahmed/ Egypt and Samah Gacem/ Algeria
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