Through its Ph.D. International Scholarships in Chemistry in New Zealand for the academic year 2022-2023, the University of Auckland is providing financial support to high-achieving candidates. This grant is for research to combine organic chemistry and peptide synthesis to produce innovative anti-Phytophthora compounds. The chosen candidate will be based at the University of Auckland’s School of Chemical Sciences and will be overseen by A/Prof. Viji Sarojini.
The college was founded as a constituent college of the University of New Zealand in 1883. It is New Zealand’s largest, most comprehensive, and highest-ranked university, consistently ranking among the world’s top 100 universities. There are eight faculties and three affiliated research institutes, including a law school.
Why should you come to the University of Auckland to study? It offers world-class instruction from highly skilled and experienced faculty, as well as research excellence from a Pacific research leader. Studying with them allows you to keep family ties and traditional values while still providing you with the qualifications you need to advance in your career.
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Course Level: Ph.D.
Deadline: November 30, 2021
Eligibility of PhD International Scholarships in Chemistry New Zealand
- All nationalities are eligible to participate.
- Eligible Courses or Subjects: The university offers a Ph.D. in chemistry.
- Criteria for Eligibility: Applicants must meet all of the following requirements in order to be considered:
- Applicants with a strong academic record and knowledge of sustainable organic synthesis methodologies and techniques are encouraged to apply.
- Applicants must have completed a significant postgraduate research project, dissertation, or thesis, and have excellent organizational and communication skills. Additionally, applicants must hold a BSc(honors) or a Masters’s degree in Chemistry.
- To participate in this research, applicants must be physically present in New Zealand.
How To Apply for PhD International Scholarships in Chemistry New Zealand
- How to Apply: Applicants must first apply for admission to the university before applying for the scholarship.
- Documents to Support: Send your résumé, academic record, and the names and contact information for two referees to [email protected] with the subject line “Ph.D., anti-Phytophthora Research.”
- Admission Prerequisites: Applicants must meet the University of Auckland’s requirements for admission as a Ph.D. candidate.
- Language Requirement: If you are an international applicant whose first language is not English, you must demonstrate your ability to communicate in English.
The chosen candidate will be enrolled at the University of Auckland in New Zealand and will be financed through an MBIE Smart Ideas research project. For three years, the scholarship gives a large non-taxed living stipend of NZ$28,500 each year, as well as the PhD tuition fee.