The successful candidate will be supported through the University of Otago Doctoral Scholarship scheme, with scholarships awarded based on student grades plus evidence of research excellence. A GPA of 8.0 or greater is essential.
Funding for the PhD scholarship is NZ$25,000 pa for three years. This scholarship is tax free and tuition fees are waived. International candidates receive the same package as New Zealand residents provided they reside in New Zealand for the duration of the project and study under a New Zealand student visa.