Awards and scholarships

A variety of scholarships and prizes are available to students at the School of Mathematics and Statistics.

Postgraduate Scholarships

Victoria University of Wellington offers a range of scholarships for postgraduate study.

Scholarships of particular interest to students in the School of Mathematics and Statistics are listed below.

Further information on all scholarships can be found on the Scholarships web page.

Victoria PhD Scholarships and Doctoral Assistantships

Application for these scholarships is made as part of the application for admission to the PhD programme.

The same closing dates of 1 March, 1 July and 1 November each year apply.

Details and application form

Victoria Masters Scholarships

These scholarships are for students enrolling in Masters Part 2, by thesis.

Applications close on 1 November.

Value $15,000 per year + domestic fees for 1 year.

Details and application form

Victoria Graduate Scholarships

For students enrolling in Honours, Masters Part 1 or a Postgraduate Diploma.

Applications close on 1 November each year.

Value: domestic fees up to $5,000 per year for 1 year.

Details and application form

Student prizes

A number of prizes are awarded annually to the top performing undergraduate students in the School. There is no applications process for these prizes - the winners are selected by a School committee. We have a list of past prizewinners

Joint Awards

  • Dr Margaret L Bailey Award: Awarded to a female student who has recently completed a Bachelor of Science majoring in either mathematics or statistics, wishing to pursue postgraduate study (at honours or postgraduate diploma level) within the School of Mathematics and Statistics. Preference will be given to those experiencing financial hardship

Mathematics prizes

Statistics prizes

Scholarships database

The Scholarships database is a complete listing of all scholarships available for Victoria University of Wellington students.