Lincoln University Aoraki Doctoral Scholarship for Māori

This scholarship was established in 2020 to demonstrate our commitment to Kaupapa and Rakahau Māori and our commitment to supporting Māori students embarking on a doctoral programme.

Applicants must be new to the Lincoln University doctoral programme at the commencement of the semester immediately following the award OR have registered into the Lincoln University doctoral programme no more than six months prior to the closing date of applications.

Closing Date

1 October


Tuition fees plus $28,000 stipend 

Selection Criteria

  • Academic merit
  • A minimum grade point average equating to an A- (80%) average
  • Research experience or other experience relevant to completing a doctorate.


  • For Māori only
  • Available to New Zealand citizens or permanent residents.