Postgraduate and Undergraduate Fisheries Scholarships, New Zealand

  • Undergraduate, Postgraduate
  • All Subjects
  • New Zealand
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Scholarship Description:

Postgraduate and Undergraduate Fisheries Scholarships, New Zealand is open for . The scholarship allows Undergraduate, Postgraduate level programm(s) in the field of All Subjects taught at . The deadline of the scholarship is .

Postgraduate and Undergraduate Fisheries Scholarships, New Zealand



In collaboration with National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research (NIWA), the Ministry for Primary Industries is offering Fisheries scholarships for New Zealand students. These scholarships are available for pursuing a postgraduate and undergraduate programme at any New Zealand university. The Ministry for Primary Industries wishes to develop this area of research, as there is a shortage of trained quantitative graduates in New Zealand to undertake research and contribute to the sustainable use of fisheries. NIWA, the National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research, is a Crown Research Institute established in 1992. NIWA’s mission is to conduct leading environmental science to enable the sustainable management of natural resources for New Zealand and the planet. Applicants with a strong quantitative background, particularly in applied statistics will be favoured.




  • Scholarships are available for pursuing undergraduate and postgraduate programme at any New Zealand university.

  • Postgraduate scholarships are for Masters students in the field of quantitative fisheries science, particularly stock assessment modelling. Undergraduate scholarships are offered to students interested in a double major in mathematics or statistics combined with biology or marine biology.

  • For masters scholarships up to $20,000 p/a for up to two years and for undergraduate scholarships $5000 are awarded to support the final year of undergraduate study.



Scholarship can be taken in the New Zealand



Eligibility Criteria: Applicants must meet the following guidelines



Postgraduate fisheries scholarships: Applicants with majors or minors in mathematics, statistics, or biology are encouraged to apply. Applicants with a strong quantitative background, particularly in applied statistics will be favoured. The number of scholarships available is dependent on the suitability of applicants.



Undergraduate fisheries scholarships: Applicants enrolled in a minimum of 1 statistics or mathematics course in the 2nd year, and 2 statistics or mathematics courses, as well as a marine biology course in the 3rd year are eligible and encouraged to apply. Applicants with a strong quantitative background will be favoured.



Eligible Nationalities: Scholarships can be offered only to New Zealand citizens and permanent residents.



Entrance Requirement: Applicants with a strong quantitative background, particularly in applied statistics will be favoured.



Application Procedure: Applications should be sent via e-mail.



Deadline: Postgraduate scholarship applications close 20 September 2016 and Undergraduate scholarship applications close 30 November 2016.



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Postgraduate and Undergraduate Fisheries Scholarships, New Zealand is available to undertake Undergraduate, Postgraduate level programs at .

Available Subjects:

Following subject are available to study under this scholarship program.

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