Scholarships and awards

There are a number of scholarships and awards available to help finance your studies. Some are specifically for Creative Arts and Industries students; others are open to all postgraduates.

Below are some faculty-specific and postgraduate-specific scholarships you may be interested in applying for. You can search the full list of available scholarships via the main University web page Scholarships and awards.


Faculty-specific scholarships for postgraduate students

  • William Chick Doctoral Scholarship – $22,000 (Architecture).
  • William Chick Masters Scholarships – $12,000 (Architecture).
  • Frederick Ost Scholarship in Architecture – $3,500.
  • Haines Planning Scholarship – $5000.
  • Henrietta and Lola Anne Tunbridge Scholarship – $10,000 (Fine Arts).
  • Marsden Grant Doctoral Scholarships in Musicology - $27,000.
  • Kathleen Mary Reardon Memorial Music Scholarship – $8000.
  • Reardon Postgraduate Scholarship in Music – $4500.
  • John Baros Scholarship in Music – $2,500
  • Summer Scholarships – $5000 (all disciplines)

University-wide scholarships for postgraduate students

  • The University of Auckland Doctoral Scholarships
  • The University of Auckland Postgraduate Honours/PG Diploma Scholarships
  • The University of Auckland Research Masters Scholarships
  • The University of Auckland Māori Postgraduate Scholarships
  • The University of Auckland Pacific Postgraduate Scholarships


Summer Research Scholarships

Summer Research Scholarships are a great way to get some research experience, work with leading researchers at the University of Auckland, enhance your career opportunities and help you think about pursuing postgraduate study.

You can find out more about the Creative Arts and Industries Summer Scholarship process here, and read about this year's Summer Scholarship projects here. You should also read through the Summer Scholarship FAQs found below. 


Summer Scholarships FAQs
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More information

For more information on eligibility and application details, please call Student Contact and Support:

Phone: +64 9 373 7599 ext 87494