Scholarships and Prizes
This page includes links to scholarships and prizes specific to geography and related disciplines, plus general scholarships available across a range of colleges, levels and subjects.
Undergraduate Scholarships and Prizes for Geography students
- Leigh and Judith Pownall Prize in Geography
- The Leigh and Judith Pownall Scholarships for the advancement of education in Geography and Music at UC (Scholarships website).
- R W Morris Prizes for Coastal and Ocean Engineering (Scholarships website)
Postgraduate Scholarships and Prizes for Geography students
- Scholarships and Prizes for postgraduate students (Scholarships website)
- Sir Neil Isaac Scholarship in Environmental Science - the Isaac Scholarship will only be offered in years when it is not already held by a current thesis student. That is, it cannot be awarded to more than one student at a time
- George Jobberns Prize in Geography (Scholarships website)
Graduate scholarships in climate and viticulture
Supports masters thesis research as part of a recently funded project entitled: ‘Development of advanced weather and climate modeling tools to help vineyard regions adapt to climate change’.The scholarship funding includes $15,000 plus domestic fees.
- Murray Jessen Scholarship (PDF, 75KB)
Landcare Research scholarship awarded once every three years (first scholarship awarded in 2008). The scholarship sponsors a New Zealand soils, hydrologist, geomorphologist or natural resources graduate to study towards a PhD at a New Zealand university.
NZ Coastal Society Student Research Scholarships Application Form (Pdf, 157KB)
The society offers two scholarships annually to students conducting research that has the potential to contribute towards the aims of the society: NZ$5000 to support PHD research, and NZ$2500 to support Masters research. Applications close 5pm on 1st May each year.
Antarctica New Zealand Postgraduate Research Scholarship Programme
- Scholarships and Fellowships - Postgraduate Research (Antarctica NZ website)
- New Zealand Post Antarctic Scholarship
- Kelly Tarlton’s Antarctic Scholarship
- Sir Robin Irvine Doctoral Scholarship
- Helicopters New Zealand Doctoral Scholarship
Other Postgraduate Scholarships
- Scholarships and prizes for international students (Scholarships website)
- Scholarship opportunities for International Students (International Students website)
- Commonwealth Scholarships Scheme (NZ Ministry of Foreign Affairs & Trade Aid Programme website)
General scholarships available through UC's Scholarships website
- Scholarships for you (Scholarships website)
Information and links to view available scholarships for Prospective, Undergraduate, Postgraduate and International students.