11th January 2019.


New Zealand.

(Partially Funded)


Tourism Industry New Zealand Trust & Lincoln University PhD Scholarship

The purpose of this scholarship is to support research to provide a theoretically informed understanding of tourism’s social licence to operate in New Zealand. The practical outcomes of this research will inform monitoring and management frameworks for the tourism sector. A secondary purpose is to build human capacity development for tourism policy and management.

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As the tourism industry has grown in size and scope similar questions are now being asked about its community acceptance and limits to growth. The goal of the Doctoral scholarship is to address these questions and determine a framework for understanding tourism’s social licence to operate with particular reference to the New Zealand context.

Opportunity Focus Areas:

  • sociology,
  • psychology,
  • anthropology,
  • human geography
  • tourism

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Eligible Countries


Program Period

3 years .

Eligibility Requirements (Criteria)

  • This scholarship will be open to applicants who have gained entrance into the full-time programme of a Doctor of Philosophy at Lincoln University.
  • The topic lends itself to graduates of the social sciences (sociology, psychology, anthropology, human geography) noting applications from other cognate disciplines, or interdisciplinary fields (e.g. tourism) will also receive consideration.
  • Applicants need to demonstrate significant and sustained academic performance which, for the purposes of this scholarship, is defined as achieving an A- / GPA 7 or better in previous degrees, dissertation or thesis.
  • Applicants may be New Zealand Citizens, Permanent Residents or International students. In the event of a tied decision preference will be given to a New Zealand Citizen / Resident.


Opportunity Cost

(Partially Funded)

  • $25,500 per year plus domestic tuition fees for a maximum of 3 years

How to Apply

First step:

Please return application form to the Scholarships Office.
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The selection committee may request the applicant to attend an interview as
part of the selection process.

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