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School of Fundamental Sciences Summer Scholarships

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Closing date: 22/08/2020   

Focus
Summer Scholarships across the subject areas of Biochemistry, Chemistry, Computer Science/Information Technology, Genetics, Mathematics, Microbiology, Physics, Plant Sciences, and Statistics.

Level of study
Undergraduate or Postgraduate

Purpose
The School of Fundamental Sciences summer scholarships support students who wish to undertake supervised research over the summer period.

Value and tenure
The value of each scholarship is $6,000.
The tenure of each scholarship will be for a minimum of ten weeks, the commencement date to be negotiated between the successful applicant and his/her supervisor and will terminate before the start of Semester One of the following year.

Typical number on offer
Nine scholarships, one for each subject area.

Eligibility
Applicants must be:
•Enrolled full time in a Massey University degree and based on the Manawatu campus
•Be undertaking a major in one of the subject areas listed above
•Be either undergraduate (with anticipated completion of at least 200-level in their majoring subject(s) by the end of the year of application) or have recently completed the requirements for an appropriate Bachelor or Postgraduate degree.

Selection criteria
Selection will be based on:
•Academic merit
•Interest in research
•A research topic that meets the Schools strategy.

Selection panel
The scholarship is awarded by the University Scholarship Committee on the recommendation of the Head of School for the School of Fundamental Sciences.

Conditions of the scholarship
Each successful applicant is required to submit a report of their research to their supervisor at the conclusion of their scholarship.
Applicants for the School of Fundamental Sciences Summer Scholarships will also be considered for the John Ayers Summer Scholarship.

Closing date
22 August

Scholarship application

Current students

Log in to the student portal. Select the scholarships tab and choose ‘Make an application’.

Prospective students

You must complete the admission process before you can apply for a scholarship. Read the section for Prospective students on our How to apply page.

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