Change and impact the World with your research interests, and apply for the Marsden Grant PhD International Scholarship in Phylogenetic Biogeography.
The grant is exclusively open for both domestic and international students for the academic year 2020-2021.
The funding program assists highly motivated students, undertaking research in Phylogenetic Biogeography at the School of Biological Sciences in New Zealand.
About The Awarding Institution
Established in 1883, the University of Auckland is the highest-ranked University in New Zealand that provides its students with a range of accommodation options which comprises of six campuses that offers a favourable environment for their academic pursuits.
It offers various Degree Programs at the Undergraduate and Graduate level.
For two years in a row, the University of Auckland has ranked No.1 in the world in the Times Higher Education (THE) University Impact Rankings.
This measures the performance of the University, against the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), and highlights the work being delivered by Universities within their communities, demonstrating the differences they can make to the world against measures such as inclusive and equitable quality education, achieving gender equality, and championing environmental sustainability.
Why You Should Study At The University Of Auckland
Studying at the University of Auckland, helps students and graduates to develop key international relations, that will enhance their ability to perform exceedingly well in the global market.
The University also provides its students with the opportunity to gain transferable skills that will help them adapt well, and manage the different roles they decide to take throughout the course of their Career.
Here, you will be able to enhance your ability to foster sustainable impact in your field of interest and the world around you.
The University conducts its teaching and learning within eight faculties, two large-scale research institutes, and other institutes and centers.
Marsden Grant PhD International Scholarship
Awarding University: University of Auckland
Department: School of Biological Sciences
Course Level: PhD
Award: $27,900 pa
Access Mode: Online (Application process is carried out online)
Number of Awards: One
Required Nationality: International
Deadline for the Application: Open
What Determines Eligibility?
This Award is available to interested candidates applying from any part of the World.
Acceptable Course of Study: The Award is available to interested candidates seeking to take up a PhD program in the field of Biological Sciences at the University.
In order to be deemed eligible, the interested applicants must meet the following criteria:
- Candidates are expected to have completed a significant research project, dissertation, or thesis, at the University level.
- Candidates are expected to have completed a postgraduate bachelor’s (honours) degree with first-class or second class (division 1) honours, or a Master’s Degree with first-class or second class (division 1) honours in a relevant field.
- Candidates are expected to have a GPA/GPE of 7.00 or above (6.50 for M?ori or Pacific candidates).
How You Can Apply
To apply for this opportunity, candidates are only required to enroll for an admission for a PhD coursework at the University of Auckland.
There is no need to complete any application form, the support will be awarded on the recommendation of the relevant faculty or University of Auckland committee.
Required Documents: The intending candidate will have to submit academic records, academic references, CV, research, and publication record.
To receive an admission at the University, applicants must check the entry requirements of the program.
The intending applicants from outside the home country will often need to meet specific English language requirements in order to be able to study at the University.
Benefits Of The Award
The University of Auckland will offer Scholarship of $27,900 pa plus compulsory fees and international health insurance for the academic year 2020-2021 to the selected participants.