Fund Details
School of Communication Studies Social Impact PG Scholarship - June 2022


The purpose of this scholarship is to offer a student interested in postgraduate research at the Master level the opportunity of focusing on a subject and research project in communication and/or media that is designed to produce research with a distinct potential to contribute to New Zealand’s economy, society, and/or culture, either as a whole or for any of our communities. Research proposals that aim at industry-relevant studies, professional practices, improvements to policymaking or community-relevant policies, fostering social cohesion, progressing social, economic or health outcomes for under-served communities, and building capacity for advancing New Zealand as a wellbeing nation, are especially invited to apply.

Amount and Type of Award:

The scholarship consists of tuition fees and compulsory student fees (domestic equivalent rate) plus a stipend at the combined total value of NZ$30,000 for:
• 180 pts at Level 9 in the Master of Communication Studies programme completed within an eighteen-month period (full-time study).


The scholarship tenure is:
• eighteen months of consecutive full-time study only.

Important Information:

Refer to the Regulations for eligibility and conditions of scholarship.

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    Level of Study
    • Postgraduate Research
      AUT School
      • School of Communication Studies