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Antarctica New Zealand Postgraduate Research Scholarship Programme 2021

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Application Deadline: 5 March 2021

Antarctica New Zealand works with a number of generous sponsors to award scholarships to postgraduate research students. These scholarships provide a means for new talent to enter New Zealand’s Antarctic research community. The scholarships are awarded annually, and include a stipend and logistics support to conduct or participate in research in Antarctica. The awards are competitive and attract students of a very high calibre.

Applications for 2021 scholarships are open!

Antarctica New Zealand Sir Robin Irvine Doctoral Scholarship

This years scholarship recognises the importance of a talented, vibrant, and sustainable research community within New Zealand that is focused on the big questions facing Antarctica and the Southern Ocean, and the relevance of this region for the rest of the planet.

  • For doctoral research
  • Stipend of $20,000 per annum over two years (total of $40,000); and
  • Logistics support in Antarctica*

New Zealand Post Antarctic Scholarship

New Zealand’s presence in Antarctica is important to our nation and New Zealand Post has a long association with the continent – ever since Sir Edmund Hillary was postmaster at Scott Base in 1957. Supporting up-and-coming New Zealand scientists through this scholarship is a key way that New Zealand Post continues its close association with the white continent.

  • For master’s or doctoral research
  • Stipend of $10,000 over one year; and
  • Logistics support for one season in Antarctica*

*Subject to programme availability. Planned fieldwork must be aligned with an existing field event. Contact Antarctica New Zealand Science Programme Advisor, Dr Esme Robinson with any questions.


2021 Call for Applications

2021 Application Form

Official Website: Antarctica New Zealand Postgraduate Research Scholarship Programme 2021

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