BRNZ call for Māori PhD Scholarship Applications


Brain Research New Zealand is delighted to announce a call for Māori PhD Scholarship applications.

We are offering a fully funded PhD scholarship to be taken up during 2017 for a Māori research student. This scholarship is for an innovative neuroscience research project that relates to the ageing brain, based at any one of the following institutions (the Universities of Otago, Canterbury, Auckland, or AUT). This prestigious scholarship includes funding for tuition fees plus 3 years stipend at $28,000 per year tax-free, plus $6,000 in working expenses.

Please pass this notice on to anyone that you think might be interested in applying or who may know of someone interested in applying.


The deadline for submissions directly to BRNZ is 5pm 25 November 2016.


If you have a student who would like additional information or support throughout the application process, please contact BRNZ-RRA’s Māori Strategic leader Dr Hinemoa Elder at Dr Elder can provide valuable advice as to how applicants might build relationships with existing Māori researchers within BRNZ-RRA and various Māori research entities.