Royal Commonwealth Society, Canterbury Scholarship


This scholarship supports students from countries of the Commonwealth who are undertaking postgraduate study at the University of Canterbury, thereby promoting international understanding through education. The scholarship was established by the Royal Commonwealth Society (NZ) Inc., Canterbury Branch, which is affiliated to the Royal Commonwealth Society in London.

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Recipients must be enrolled in a full-time or part-time programme for a Master's degree by thesis or a PhD degree at the University of Canterbury. Applicants must be citizens or permanent residents of a country of the Commonwealth.

1 year
Closing Dates
15 May 2020

How to apply for this scholarship

You may apply through this webpage approximately 8 weeks before applications close. If it’s possible to apply on-line for this scholarship there will be a link above to the on-line system. If the link is not provided, please download and complete the application form located below.

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. 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.