UC Doctoral Scholarship


These scholarships support students for study towards a research doctoral degree at the University of Canterbury.

Applicants for a UC Doctoral Scholarship will be automatically also considered for the following other scholarships:
- Brownlie Scholarship (all applicants)
- Canterbury Scholarship (all applicants)
- UC International Doctoral Scholarship (international applicants)
- William and Ina Cartwright Scholarship (Education applicants)
- Roper Scholarship (Science applicants)

Further Information on UC doctoral scholarships (PDF, 356KB)


The scholarships are tenable by full-time and part-time students engaged in study for a doctoral degree at UC. Applications must be made prior to, or within the first six months after, enrolment in a doctoral degree at the University.

$21,000 per annum and tuition fees at the domestic rate
3 years
Closing Dates
15 May 2016

Applying for this scholarship

Application forms are available from this webpage approximately 8 weeks before applications close. However, if the scholarship is managed by Universities NZ or another department of the University an External Website link will appear below and application instructions will be available through that link.



Application required only. General (any College). Postgraduate. Domestic Students. International Students.


While every effort has been made to ensure the above information is current and correct, applicants are advised to check the application forms and regulations for eligibility criteria, scholarship value and tenure, and closing dates.