University of Otago Alan Musgrave Master’s Scholarship in Philosophy 2020

University of Otago, New Zealand is inviting application from international students, who do not qualify for domestic tuition fee rates, intending to enrol full-time in the year following selection, either in a one-year BA (Hons) in Philosophy followed by a Master’s degree by thesis in Philosophy or in a Master’s degree by thesis in Philosophy for the Alan Musgrave Master’s Scholarship in Philosophy.

The scholarship provides support for the high calibre international students to study towards a Master’s degree in Philosophy at the University of Otago.

Alan Musgrave Master’s Scholarship in Philosophy Details

Host Institution: University of Otago, New Zealand

Eligible Group: International

Degree Level: Master’s degree Program

Duration: Two years (two years in the case of a BA (Hons) plus Master’s thesis, or one year in the case of a Master’s thesis.)

Scholarship Worth

The scholarship consists of;

  • a full rebate of tuition fees
  • plus $15,000 per annum to be paid as a monthly stipend.

Eligibility

Applicants must be:

  • an international student who does not qualify for domestic tuition fee rates
  • intending to enrol full-time in the year following selection, either in a one year BA (Hons) in Philosophy followed by a Master’s degree by thesis in Philosophy or in a Master’s degree by thesis in Philosophy.
  • Have the equivalent of a BA in Philosophy
  • Demonstrate an appropriate standard of English

Method of Application

Every application must submit an application on the prescribed form to the University of Otago Doctoral and Scholarships Office by the specified closing date in the year preceding the intended tenure of the scholarship. The selection committee, consisting of the Head of the Department of Philosophy, in the chair, and two other academic staff members from the department shall consider the following factors in recommending the award of the scholarship:

  • the applicant’s academic record
  • the applicant’s potential for graduate research

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SUBMITTING YOUR APPLICATION FORM
The completed application form and supporting documents should be sent to: Email: scholarships@otago.ac.nz (preferred)

OR

Postal Address:

Student Administration (Scholarships)
St David II Building
University of Otago
PO Box 56
Dunedin 9054

Courier Address:

Student Administration (Scholarships)
St David II Building
University of Otago
75 St David Street
North Dunedin
Dunedin 9016

NOTE:

  • The scholarship must be taken up in the year in which it is awarded and part-time study is not normally
    permitted.
  • If the recipient withdraws from or completes the prescribed course of study at the University of
    Otago during the tenure of the scholarship, all payments will cease and no money refunded to the student.

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For enquiries about completing this scholarship application form, please email scholarships@otago.ac.nz

Application Deadline: 1 September 2021 for study in 2022

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