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Massey University Doctoral Hardship Bursary, New Zealand

Preference will be given to students who can demonstrate financial hardship and have not been a recipient of a Massey University Doctoral or Vice Chancellor Doctoral Scholarship, and who have a record of successful progression in their doctoral study. Priority may be given to those in their final year of study. Applications must be supported by a supervisor, Head of Academic unit, or other academic mentor who is familiar with the applicant’s circumstances and academic performance. In recommending the award of a Bursary the University Scholarships Committee will take account of other scholarships and bursaries held by the applicant with a view to achieving a reasonable distribution of monies among qualifying candidates.
The bursary is open to all doctoral students who are part-time or full-time students of Massey University and studying at any of the Massey University campuses.
A one off payment towards course fees of up to $7,000 will be awarded as funds permit.

Scholarship Application Deadline:1 Oct,2011

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Edward Gibbon Wakefield Doctoral Scholarship, New Zealand

The scholarship is endowed by Mrs Priscilla Wakefield Mitchell of Totnes, Devon, in memory of her great, great uncle Edward Gibbon Wakefield and his three brothers all of whom inspired the founding of New Zealand. The scholarship is also dedicated to the memory of Mrs Mitchell’s grandfather Charles Marcus Wakefield, the distinguished diarist, who surveyed so much of early Canterbury; and lastly to the memory of her brother Edward Roger Wakefield killed in action in the Balkans in World War II serving with the Commandos. Roger Wakefield was a graduate of Christ Church, Oxford.
Eligibility:Doctoral study in history

Scholarship Application Deadline:01 Nov 2011

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University of Kent Doctoral Scholarships in Arts 2011, UK

These are available for doctoral study, paying fees at the home/EU rate and a maintenance grant equivalent to the Research Council rate for three years (subject to satisfactory progress). All applicants for University of Kent or School of Arts scholarships must provide the following information: A covering letter confirming their offer of a place to study at Kent plus details of which scholarship(s) they would like to be considered for (and in which order).CV. Two academic references. In addition, applicants for research degrees must provide a research proposal (max 1,000 words), together with an example of their writing, and ‘practice as research’ applicants should in addition provide an example of their practice.  Taught MA applicants should supply a sample of written work.

Scholarship Application Deadline: 25 March 2011

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