Lincoln University Doctoral Scholarships

This scholarship was established to provide opportunities for students to pursue PhD study and research at Lincoln University.

All applicants please note:

  • To be eligible to apply for this scholarship you require a conditional offer of admission at Lincoln University at the time the scholarship applications close (1st October). To ensure you have a conditional offer by this date, you need to commence applying for PhD study at least 4 months prior.
  • To be eligible to be considered, you cannot be a current enrolled Lincoln University Doctoral student.

Your admission process is completed through the online MyLinc Portal. Go to Apply Now on the Apply to Study home page to commence this process.


Please be aware that there are very limited scholarship places available each year.  These are highly contested.


Course fees plus $30,000 pa stipend for three years

Closing Date

1 October

Selection Criteria

  • Academic merit. A minimum grade point average equating to an A- (80%) average is required in order to be eligible to apply for the scholarship.
  • Research or other relevant experience.


  • Available to New Zealand Citizen or Permanent Resident Students
  • Available to International Students