health research | Scholarship for Nigerians and Africans

University of Otago Special Health Research Scholarship, New Zealand

The University of Otago Special Health Research Scholarship provides funding to support outstanding doctoral students who are contemplating a career in Health Research.
Graduates in any discipline intending to undertake research training at PhD level on a topic relevant to human health are eligible to apply.
Applicants must be :
* Obtaining their first doctoral qualification
* Domestic or International students
* Undertaking health related research
Confirmation of the scholarship is dependent on approval to register as a doctoral candidate and completion of the enrolment procedure.Selection is based predominantly on academic merit and the applicant’s potential for research.
These scholarships are also available for candidates for professional doctorates (DClinDent, EdD) who will be engaged in full-time thesis study in the year following application. Up-to-date application forms will be available from August 2011.

Scholarship Application Deadline: 1 November 2011

Further Scholarship Information and Application