University of Auckland Scholarship in General Practice

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What does the scholarship get me?

Up to $7,500

Closing dates for applications

Next: 1 November 2023

Applications close with the Scholarships Office on 1 November in the year of the award.

Length of award

One year.

Number of awards offered

Up to two

Purpose of award

The main purpose of the Scholarship is to assist students undertaking postgraduate study in general practice and primary health care, in particular for those who are undertaking research of benefit to the South Auckland area.

Selection criteria

Selection will be based on academic merit and the quality of the research proposal or project. Preference will be given to students undertaking research of benefit to the South Auckland area.

How do students apply?

Please read the regulations carefully to be sure you are eligible to apply. Then click on the “Apply now” button and complete the online application form. We recommend you check the form early in case a reference or endorsement is required to support your application, and to familiarise yourself with the form. All sections (including request sections) must be completed by the closing date, which is midnight on the specified date (unless stated otherwise). We recommend you do not have two different scholarship applications open within the same browser.
Scholarship Details
Online Application Form

How and when do students learn of the decision?

Approximately six weeks after the closing date by letter or email.

Decision makers

The Scholarship will be awarded by the University of Auckland Council upon the recommendation of a Selection Committee comprising the), Dean of the Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences (or nominee), the Head of the Department of General Practice and Primary Health Care (or nominee) and one other academic staff member of the Department, appointed by the Head of Department.

History or background of award

The Scholarship was established in 2005 and is funded by the residual funds of The University of Auckland Primary Health Care Trust.

Additional information

The Scholarship will be awarded to a candidate who has paid the fees, or arranged to pay the fees, for enrolment in the Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences, who is undertaking postgraduate research in the Department of General Practice and Primary Health Care.

The Scholarship is tenable by students who are New Zealand citizens or permanent residents of New Zealand.

The Scholarship's emolument will be paid in two instalments: one in the first, and one in the second semester.

For guidelines, application forms and more information about this award contact

The Scholarship Office
The University of Auckland
+64 9 373 7599


Every effort has been made to ensure the above information is current and correct. However, applicants should contact the appropriate administering body before making an application, as details do change frequently. The administrator of this record last updated this information in January 2022.