Applicants should have a degree equivalent to the 4-year Engineering/Science (Honours) degree in New Zealand, with 1st class Honours, or an MSc or postgraduate Diploma with high grades. Candidates should satisfy the requirements for admission as a PhD candidate at Victoria University and applicants should ensure that they can satisfy the English language requirements.
The successful applicant will receive a stipend of NZD $27,500p.a. as well as payment of all university tuition fees.
The scholarship is to be awarded for a period of 3 years.