Masters by Thesis Scholarship: Graduate Women

Masters by Thesis Scholarships were initiated in 1988 by the Wellington Branch of the New Zealand Federation of University Women (Inc.) to encourage advanced university study by women.


Scholarships are open to female students who have registered for a Master’s degree by thesis at Victoria University of Wellington.
Criteria: the Scholarships Office may take into account not only the academic merit of the applicants but also their financial needs with regard to dependents.
Number of awards: 2 scholarships are offered every year

Scholarship value: The scholarships shall be of the value of $4,000.

Duration of award:

The scholarship is for a period of one year and may be held alongside with any other bursary (grant) or scholarship, provided that the rules of the other awards allow this.
Deadline for applications: 31 October

How to apply:

Applicants are required to complete all requirements that are included in the application form.
Selection process:

The scholarships are granted every year by team of members selected by the Scholarships Office or based on the academic merit of the applicants and their financial requirements.
If in any year there is no appropriate applicant no award will be announced.

Victoria University asks the awardees to write a letter of thanks to the donor on receipt of the award and provide an end of year progress report.

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