Fund Details
Geographical Society (Canterbury Branch) Research Grant
Award Amount
Up to $500


The purpose of this grant is to assist candidates for a Master's degree in Geography who are likely to incur heavy personal expenses in their thesis research.

Value/Benefits: Financial assistance with the costs associated with university study, to a value of $500

Level of Study: Master's

Closing Date: 5:00 pm (NZT) 31 March and 30 September (Applications open approximately 8 weeks before this date)

Tenure: Not applicable

Number Available Annually: Varies

Applicable Enrolment During Tenure: Must be enrolled in a programme for a Master's degree in Geography at the University of Canterbury

Citizenship/Residency Requirements: Not applicable

For more information and to view the regulations, click here.

Application Information:

Full details of expenses should be given and receipts included where possible. A letter of recommendation from the candidate's Head of Department will be required.

Additional Information:

The fund for this grant was raised by the New Zealand Geographical Society (Canterbury Branch) from Society members, Geography graduates, and associates during 1973 to commemorate the University Centennial.

Contact Information:

For questions about this application, please contact Scholarships Office at

Search Filters:

Subject of Study
  • Geography
    Level of Study
    • Postgraduate
    • Masters
      Domestic/International Students
      • Domestic
      • International
        • Science
          Application Closing Month
          • March
          • September
            Award Type
            • Any
            • Grant
              Begin Accepting Applications Date:
              5 Aug 2023
              Deadline Date (NZT Time Zone):
              30 Sep 2023 5:00 PM