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University of Auckland is Doctoral scholarships in New Zealand

May 4, 2015 Leave a comment

University of Auckland is awarding doctoral scholarships for domestic students and domestic-fee paying international students to study for a Doctorate in a health-related area. Up to three scholarships will be awarded annually to scholars enrolled full-time at University of Auckland. Applicants who have paid the fees or have arranged to pay the fees for the Degree of Doctor of Philosophy or the research component of another approved Doctorate are also eligible. Scholarship will provide a tax-free stipend of up to $25,000 per annum plus compulsory domestic PhD fees and international student health insurance (if applicable), for up to 36 months. Part-time students shall be paid pro-rata for up to 72 months. The application deadline is 1 November 2015.

Study Subject(s): Scholarships are awarded in a health-related area.
Course Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing doctoral degree at University of Auckland in New Zealand.
Scholarship Provider: University of Auckland
Scholarship can be taken at: New Zealand
Accreditation: University of Auckland is an accredited university. University of Auckland is accredited by the ACU, APAIE, APRU, Universities 21 and WUN.

Eligibility: Up to three Scholarships will be awarded annually to Scholars enrolled full-time at The University of Auckland and who have paid the fees or have arranged to pay the fees, for the Degree of Doctor of Philosophy or the research component of another approved Doctorate. Scholarships are tenable by domestic students and domestic-fee paying international students. Applicants must meet the eligibility criteria for registration for a doctorate as described in the statutes of the University and will need to have an appropriate research programme in a health-related area and provide evidence that it has been accepted by the proposed supervisor and the Head of the Department in which the research is to be carried out.

Scholarship Open for International Students: New Zealand and international students can apply for these doctoral scholarships.

Scholarship Description: The University of AucklandThe main purpose of the Scholarships is to encourage and support academically excellent students to study for a Doctorate in a health-related area. Selection will be based on academic merit (measured by the grade point average assessed over the applicant’s two most recent years of equivalent full-time study), quality of research proposal and endorsement by the proposed supervisor and host academic unit.

Number of award(s): Up to three scholarships will be awarded annually.

Duration of award(s): These doctoral scholarships will be awarded for up to 36 months. Part-time students shall be paid pro-rata for up to 72 months.

What does it cover? The Scholarship will provide a tax-free stipend of up to $25,000 per annum plus compulsory domestic PhD fees and international student health insurance (if applicable), for up to 36 months. Part-time students shall be paid pro-rata for up to 72 months.

Selection Criteria: Selection will be based on academic merit (measured by the grade point average assessed over the applicant’s two most recent years of equivalent full-time study), quality of research proposal and endorsement by the proposed supervisor and host academic unit.

Notification: Applicants will be notified approximately six weeks after closing date by letter or email.

How to Apply: Applications may be returned by hand delivery or courier or email.

Scholarship Application Deadline: The application deadline is 1 November 2015.

Further Official Scholarship Information and Application

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The Diplomat Fellowship Program: Turn your Social Impact Project into Reality

December 16, 2014 Leave a comment

social enterprenuersThe Diplomat Fellowship Program – a platform for youth concerned about the social challenges and with ideas to address them invites interested candidates to spend 12 weeks with like-minded people. If you are passionate about implementing your solutions for the existing social problems in urban communities, make sure you meet the eligibility criteria and begin with the online application form. The Fellowship is a structured program that includes cohort meetings and seminars, a mid-project evaluation, and a final project presentation at the end of the summer.

The Diplomat Fellowship Program aims to produce the next generation of thought leaders who will change local communities and, in turn, the world. Up to 20 students will be selected to become the fellows for 2015 program. The fellows will identify, summarize and analyze publicly available research pertaining to social innovations and their effectiveness during the program. They will work to create a sustainable solution to a specific, well-defined social challenge using the research findings. The fellows should work up to 30 hours a week on their social venture.

Project Areas (not limited to)

Each fellow will be provided with housing and a $4000 stipend over the fellowship program towards travel, meal and other expenses.  Upon completion of the fellowship, a certificate will be awarded.

Fellows’ Responsibilities

  1. Identify, summarize and analyze publicly available, relevant research conducted to date.
  2. Create a solution that can be replicated for a well-defined social challenge in an urban environment.
  3. Outline recommendations for further study and research.
  4. Make recommendations on policy implications of the research.
  5. Draft white papers, along with presentations for dissemination to sector.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Applicant can be a graduate student, an undergraduate student or a recent college graduate within six months of beginning the Fellowship.
  • Applicant may belong to any nation in the world with no restriction of citizenship.
  • Applicants must have a specific social impact area of interest they are passionate about commencing.
  • Applicants should have good thought leadership, writing, research, communication and presentation skills.
  • Project proposal should demonstrate the following
    1. Program area the candidate is interested to work on
    2. Research interest statement
    3. Reason behind having passion about that particular area
    4. Need for the innovation
    5. Project description
    6. A list of additional funding or necessary resources that may be needed

Applications must be made via online application system. Complete application materials include – a PDF version of current resume, project proposal (3-5 pages), and two (2) letters of recommendation.

For more information, please visit Diplomat Fellowship.

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