University of Auckland Northern Hemisphere Summer Research Scholarships

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What does the scholarship get me?

Up to $4,400 stipend + up to $2,000 travel allowance and international student health and travel insurance

Closing dates for applications

Next: 11 February 2022

Length of award

Duration of project 320 hous (approximately 8 weeks)

Number of awards offered


Purpose of award

The main purpose of the Scholarship is to give current university students from key partner universities, the University of Bristol, the University of Southampton, Zhejiang University, Pennsylvania State University, University College Dublin and the University of Hong Kong, an opportunity to experience research at the University of Auckland, and to thereby encourage the development of and strengthening of research relationships with the University of Auckland. 

Selection criteria

All students are required to apply for admission to the University of Auckland Northern Hemisphere Summer Research Scholarship programme and enrol in the Summer Research course, SUMRESCH 302, and are expected to conduct a research project of approximately 8 weeks duration under the supervision of an academic staff member.Actual starting and finishing dates must be agreed by the supervisor but must fall within the period June-August inclusive.

The Scholarship is tenable by students enrolled at either the University of Bristol, University of Southampton, Zhejiang University, Pennsylvania State University, University College Dublin or the University of Hong Kong at the time of application.

How do students apply?

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.
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Decision makers

The Scholarship will be awarded by the University of Auckland Council on the recommendation of a Selection Committee comprising the Deputy Vice Chancellor (Research) (or nominee), and two members of the University of Auckland Research Committee nominated by the Deputy Vice Chancellor (Research).

History or background of award

The Scholarship was established in 2017 and is funded by the University of Auckland.

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 November 2020.