Postgraduate Scholarship in New Zealand at University of Waikato Taught – 2017

The University of Waikato is offering the postgraduate scholarship to study in New Zealand for the year 2017. The Scholarship is open to New Zealand citizens, permanent residents, and international students.

The University of Waikato Taught Postgraduate Scholarship is designed to support part and full-time students studying at postgraduate level1 Job Vacancy at University of Waikato. Applicants will primarily be enrolling in coursework, rather than research papers. Preference will be given to students on a pathway to research qualifications Job Vacancy at University of Waikato. Awards will be determined on academic merit.

The University of Waikato, informally Waikato University, is a comprehensive university in Hamilton, New Zealand, with a satellite campus located in Tauranga.

Applicants whose first language is not English are required to provide satisfactory evidence of English language proficiency, generally in the form of an IELTS or TOEFL score.

Course Level: Scholarship is available for pursuing taught postgraduate program.

Study Subject: Scholarship is awarded in various subjects offered by the university.

Scholarship Award: The value of the Scholarship will be:

  1. a) Total 60 points = $3,000
  2. b) Total 45 points = $2,250
  3. c) Total 30 points = $1,500
  4. d) Total 15 points = $750

Recipients may only receive funding for up to a maximum of 60 points in each application round.

The Scholarship will be applied to a recipient’s tuition fees in the year of scholarship tenure.

Scholarship can be taken in the New Zealand

Eligibility: To be eligible applicants must be:

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a) enrolling in 500-level taught papers; or

b) enrolling in 400-level taught papers that are categorised as Level 8 under the New Zealand Qualifications Framework (see Appendix A).

  • Scholarships are awarded on academic merit, with a minimum Grade Point Average (GPA) of A– expected. Normally, GPA calculations will be based on the equivalent of the applicant’s last two years of full-time study.
  • Past recipients may apply for subsequent Taught Postgraduate Scholarships if they continue to meet the eligibility criteria.
  • The Scholarship is open to New Zealand citizens, permanent residents, and international students.
  • International students must have completed at least 120 points at any New Zealand University.

Nationality: The Scholarship is open to New Zealand citizens, permanent residents, and international students.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirements: In order to be eligible applicants must be enrolling in 500-level taught papers.

English language Requirements: Applicants whose first language is not English are required to provide satisfactory evidence of English language proficiency, generally in the form of an IELTS or TOEFL score. Scores can vary according to the qualification sought. If English is not first language applicant must provide one of the following as evidence of English language proficiency:
IELTS: Some qualifications require an overall band 6.5 and a Writing band 6.0. and some require 6.5 overall with no less than 6.0 in each band (7.0 overall for Graduate Diploma in Teaching with no less than 7.0 in each band. 7.0 for the Bachelor of Teaching with no less than 7.0 in each band. 7.5 for the Master of Teaching and Learning). The English language proficiency requirements for admission to particular qualifications are Job Vacancy at discretion of the Dean concerned.
TOEFL (internet based): 90 with a writing score of 22 (100 for Graduate Law)
TOEFL (paper-based): 577 overall including a TWE of 5.0 (100 overall and TWE of 5.5 for Graduate Law)
TOEFL (computer-based): 233 including a TWE of 5.0 (5.5 for Graduate Law).

How to Apply: The mode of application is online.

Online Application Form

Application Deadline: There are two processing deadlines:

a) Round 1: for study commencing S Semester or A Semester in the year following application; applications close 31 October.
b) Round 2: for study commencing B Semester or T Semester in the year of application; applications close 30 April.

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