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This scholarship is designed to help develop and apply skills in a postgraduate research programme that contributes understanding on oranga taiao/hauora tangata (healthy natural world/healthy people), with a focus on climate change and health. The scholarship is funded by the Institute of Environmental Science and Research (ESR) and will provide one year of postgraduate research funding for a full-time Māori and/or Indigenous Pacific student enrolled at one of CHA’s partner Universities (Te Whare Wananga ki Otakou, Waipapa Taumata Rau, Massey University, University of Waikato). The successful applicant will have the opportunity to join the CHA team, and develop relationships with leading tangata whenua and tangata Tiriti climate change and health researchers. In addition, the scholarship provides the opportunity to develop relationships with researchers at ESR learning about the Institute and networking for further research opportunities.
Applications are open to students who:
All applicants must:
A selection committee will consider the following factors in recommending the award of the scholarship:
The selection committee reserves the right not to award the scholarship if no application meets these criteria to its satisfaction.
The value of the scholarship is $35,000, including tuition fees and a stipend
In exceptional circumstances, CHA may approve some variations to these regulations.
The scholarship is not intended for doctoral study.
The programme of study must include a research component. Some examples include:
The funding will be flexibly allocated to fees/stipend/internship depending on the programme of study.