Gordon Watson Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded for overseas study on questions of international relationships or social and economic conditions, at Masters or PhD level.

For more information visit Universities NZ.


At least one scholarship is awarded annually, with a value of normally $12,000 per year for up to two years for Masters and up to three years for a PhD.

Closing Date

1 March

Special Selection Criteria

For study overseas.

International Relationship focus, or Social and Economic conditions.

Must hold an honours degree from a University in NZ.


  • Available to New Zealand Citizen or Permanent Resident Students