William Georgetti Scholarship


The purpose of the William Georgetti Scholarships is to encourage postgraduate study and research, normally in New Zealand, in a field that, in the opinion of the Scholarship Board, is important to the social, cultural or economic development of New Zealand.
Value and number awarded:

The value of the scholarship if it is held in New Zealand is up to $20,000 per year for master's study and up to $30,000 per year for doctoral study. For students studying overseas, the award can be up to $NZ45,000 per year. The term of each scholarship is normally up to three years. The number of scholarships awarded in any year varies.


Applicants must:
a) have resided in New Zealand for a period of at least five years immediately preceding the year of selection;
b) be of good moral character and repute;
c) be of good health;
d) hold a degree of a university in New Zealand or elsewhere or any other academic qualification of a university or other institution of learning (in New Zealand or elsewhere) reasonably equivalent in the opinion of the Scholarship Board to a degree of a university in New Zealand.

Up to $45,000 per annum
3 years
Closing Dates
01 Feb 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.


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.