Sarah Anne Rhodes Research Scholarship

Study area(s): Education; Health; Humanities; Science
Scholarship level: Doctoral; Master’s Research; All postgraduate
Closing date(s): 1 October
Tenure: One year
Award for: Women
Number offered: Varies
Value: Approximately $4,000 (subject to funds available)

Description

This scholarship is offered to women graduates of any university in New Zealand, or of any other university, who during the tenure of the scholarship will be studying at Victoria University of Wellington in a course leading to a higher degree.

History

This scholarship was set up to encourage the teaching and promotion of home and domestic sciences such as Sociology, Psychology, Education or Science among women in New Zealand.

Eligibility

This scholarship is offered to women graduates of any university in New Zealand, or of any other university, who during the tenure of the scholarship will be studying at Victoria University of Wellington in a course leading to a higher degree, which includes research in some field related to the general purpose of teaching or promoting the knowledge of home or domestic science among the women of New Zealand (e.g. Sociology, Psychology, Education or Science).

Criteria

  • Applicants must be women graduates of any university in New Zealand, or of any other university.
  • Applicants must be studying or intending to study at a postgraduate level at Victoria University of Wellington during the tenure of the scholarship.

Application process

A completed online application must be submitted by 4.30 pm on the closing date. Late or incomplete applications will not be accepted. Any required supporting documentation (including references) must also be received by 4.30 pm on the closing date in order for the application to be considered.

Applications will normally open one month prior to the closing date. If no application link is provided below, check back again closer to the closing date. Contact us if you have any queries.

Scholarship specific documentation

  • A brief description of the research to be undertaken
  • A reference from proposed supervisor (to be requested via the online application)

Selection process

Successful recipients will be selected by the University Research Scholarships Committee.

Additional information

Recipients must write a letter of thanks to the donor of this scholarship as well as provide an end of year progress report.

Regulations and conditions

  1. A completed online application must be submitted by 4.30 pm on the closing date. Late or incomplete applications will not be accepted. Any required supporting documentation (including references) must also be received by 4:30pm on the closing date in order for the application to be considered.
  2. All offers of the Scholarship will be conditional upon the recipient being fully enrolled in a full-year programme (full-time will be at the level of points considered by Studylink as full-time) within the stipulated criteria and tenure of the scholarship. No payment of the Scholarship will be made until this condition is met.
  3. The Scholarship cannot be deferred to a later year.
  4. The Scholarship may be held in conjunction with other awards.
  5. Should the recipient withdraw from Victoria University of Wellington during the tenure of this scholarship or fail to achieve a satisfactory progress, partial repayment of the Scholarship will normally be expected. Recipients must advise the Scholarships Office if they intend to withdraw.
  6. Recipients are expected to act as Ambassadors for Victoria University of Wellington and participate in appropriate events or marketing if requested.
  7. At the discretion of the Deciding Authority, the application of the terms and conditions of the Scholarship may be modified in special circumstances or to avoid hardship to any candidate for the Scholarship.

Contact

Scholarships and PhD Admissions Office
scholarships-office@vuw.ac.nz
pg-research@vuw.ac.nz
summer-research@vuw.ac.nz
Phone 0800 04 04 04