Gordon Watson Scholarship


The funds for this scholarship are provided by the income from a bequest made in 1951 by Isabel Evelyn Spencer Watson to the University of New Zealand for the establishment and maintenance of a scholarship as a memorial to her nephew, Clement Gordon Watson. This scholarship is to enable the holder to study questions of international relationships or social and economic conditions, at Masters or PhD level. The scholarship is tenable overseas.


Candidates must hold an honours degree, or a degree in Theology, of a university in New Zealand.

$12,000 per annum
3 years
Closing Dates
01 Apr 2021

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. General (any College). Postgraduate. Domestic Students. International Students. Overseas Study.


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.