Fund Details
Geospatial Research Institute Toi Hangarau PhD Scholarship
Award Amount
$7,000 per annum plus up to $4,000 per annum towards travel and other costs


The scholarship supports PhD students associated with the Geospatial Research Institute Toi Hangarau (GRI).

a. $7,000 per annum
b. Grants for travel and other costs up to a value of $4,000 per annum

Level of Study: Doctoral

Tenure: Up to 360 points of enrolment

Number Available Annually: One

Applicable Enrolment During Tenure:The scholarship is tenable during full-time or part-time enrolment in a programme for a PhD involving a research project approved by the GRI and undertaken in association with the GRI.

Citizenship/Residency Requirements: Not applicable

For more information, see the Geospatial Research Institute Website. To read the regulations for this award, click here.

Application Information:

An application for a UC Doctoral Scholarship and/or a UC Doctoral Scholarship for Students with Disabilities, and the granting of approval by the GRI Director for undertaking one of the PhD research projects advertised by the GRI, constitute an application for this scholarship. No separate application is required.

Special Eligibility Requirements:

Candidates must have received an offer of admission to a programme for a PhD at the University. Candidates must have been approved by the GRI Director for undertaking, in association with the GRI, one of the PhD research projects advertised by the GRI.

Additional Information:

The GRI established the scholarship in 2019. The GRI is a research institute at the University of Canterbury that is affiliated with the College of Science. The GRI is a world-class institute of interdisciplinary geospatial expertise in New Zealand by linking academia, government, and business. Its mission is to provide a national centre of gravity for geospatial research, in order to provide the underpinning research that enables New Zealand to more fully realise the benefits of spatial information technology.

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        • Geospatial Science and Technology
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            • Scholarship
              Application Closing Month
              • No Application (March)