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PhD scholarships at Massey Business School, New Zealand


The Massey Business School at Massey University is offering a minimum of six PhD Scholarships for 2015. One Scholarship is designated for Māori or Pacifica PhD candidates.  Scholarship candidates must provide evidence for excellence of academic achievement.  This will include:

i. At a minimum, you must meet MU admission criteria:  GPA of 7.5 or higher (on a 9 point scale). This is above an average grade of A- (an MBA is not a direct pathway to a PhD)

ii. Supporting evidence of academic excellence, such as academic awards and honours, high marks on a masters or honours thesis, publication of academic writing, or quality of undergraduate institution.

In awarding the scholarships, the Massey Business School is seeking to strengthen its strategic research platforms listed below (A detailed explanation of these platforms follows).  These platforms connect research across five Schools: Accountancy, Aviation, Economics & Finance, Communication, Journalism & Marketing, and Management.

  • Agrifood Business
  • Finance & Financial Services
  • Innovation & Entrepreneurship
  • Responsibility and Citizenship 

The College will give preference to applicants whose PhD topics match or are in an area related to one or more of the above platforms. Other research areas and topics will also be considered, especially for high ranking applicants. Please see the College website.


Massey University Doctoral Scholarship are NZ$25,000 per annum for a maximum of 3 years.

Massey Business School has two closing dates for PhD Scholarship applications for 2016:
Round One: Applications must be received by the MBS Research Committee by 5pm October 1st 2015
Round Two: Applications must be received by the MBS Research Committee by 5pm March 1st 2016.

Successful PhD Doctoral Scholarship applicants must commence their PhD between January 1st and August 1st 2016.

Further Information

Application Deadline : 1 March 2016

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