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Scholarships and awards
The Fellowship provides financial assistance to citizens or permanent residents of Australia, Canada or New Zealand who have a severe disability and who are planning to undertake postgraduate study.About the scholarship
Application status: Not currently open for applications Applicable study: Students with a disability undertaking postgraduate study Opening date: 19 September 2023 Closing date: 31 October 2023 Tenure: One year For: Assistance with study Number on offer: Two Offer rate: Annually Value: Up to NZ$20,000 each
The Award, available to citizens and permanent residents of Australia, Canada and New Zealand, is designed as an incentive for students of high academic achievement who have a severe disability. It is intended for those who plan to undertake postgraduate study with a view to preparing themselves for a role in the professions, in politics, or more particularly, in university teaching and research and who have disability issues as a continuing interest.
The Award is made to enable the recipient to secure such assistance, by travel, by the preparation of computer software, or by other means as will facilitate effective study and preparation for the future. This is the first Fellowship of its kind in the world and its principal purpose is the pursuit of excellence. New Zealand, Australia and Canada were selected as the countries on which to focus initially in search of recipients.Regulations
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Scholarship applications will usually open around six weeks before the closing date. Please read the regulations carefully to be sure you are eligible before you apply.Help and support
You can find answers to your questions about scholarships, awards and prizes on the University's online help and support centre, AskAuckland.
If you can’t find the answer to your question, contact our Student Support Team.
Every effort has been made to ensure the information we have supplied is correct and up to date. However we strongly advise that you check the regulations, application forms and any other information that is available, to ensure you meet the eligibility criteria for any application you might make, and that you understand the implications of any regulations, awarding value and closing dates.