Noni Wright funding for International Students in New Zealand 2020-2021

Hosting University: University of Otago.
Fund Type: Partially Funded.
Course Level: Master’s or PhD Degree.
Application Deadline: November 1, 2019.
Scholarship Description:The University of Otago was created by a committee led by Thomas Burns, and officially established by an ordinance of the Otago Provincial Council in 1869. It is a collegiate university which is the first New Zealand University to have a course in a QS Top 10 list.Why at the University of Otago? The university is known for its vibrant student life. Its students have a long-standing tradition of naming their flats. It also offers a complete suite of degree program with a huge range of disciplines.

Are you interested in pursuing Theatre Studies? If the answer is yes, then you must go with the Noni Wright program to take your interest forward at the University of Otago.The bursary is available for both New Zealand and International candidates who are eagerly seeking for an opportunity to conduct their master’s or PhD studies at the University of Otago in New Zealand.

Target Group: International Students.
Field of Study: MA or MFA in Theatre Studies, or for a PhD researching a topic in Theatre Studies at the university.
Number of Awards: One grant is available.

Benefits: The value of the educational award is $5000 and it may be received as a tuition fee waiver or as a stipend paid in installments across the course of the year.

Eligibility: 
  •  Eligible Countries: Candidates of New Zealand and all over the world are allowed to apply.
  • Acceptable Course or Subjects: The program is open for studying an MA or MFA in Theatre Studies, or for a PhD researching a topic in Theatre Studies at the university.
  • Admissible Criteria: An applicant should be currently enrolled or intending to enroll for full-time study at the University of Otago in the year following the closing date.
How to Apply:
The application process has two steps
  • Step 1-Students need to take admission in a master or a PhD degree program at the university.
  • Step 2- After being successfully enrolled in a program, they can complete the award application form and send it to scholarships@otago.ac.nz or
  • Postal Address: Student Administration (Scholarships), St David II Building,
  • University of Otago, PO Box 56, Dunedin

Supporting Documents :

  • Required Documents: Along with the application form, candidates have to submit a curriculum vitae, academic record, and a brief statement concerning current or research topic (100-200 words).
  • Admission Requirements: An undergraduate degree for a master’s course and a master’s qualification for a PhD degree are required.
  • Language Requirement: If the candidate’s national language is not English, then they have to demonstrate their English language ability by taking the TOEFL or IELTS test.

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