The representative body for New Zealand’s eight universities.
The New Zealand Vice-Chancellors' Committee website.
The Shirtcliffe Fellowship will assist a graduate of a New Zealand university persue doctoral study at a university in New Zealand or other Commonwealth country.
These Fellowships arise from a gift of $40,000 made to the University of New Zealand in 1935 by Sir George Shirtcliffe, of Wellington and are to assist students of outstanding ability and character who are graduates of a university in New Zealand, in the continuation of their doctoral studies in New Zealand or the Commonwealth.
Applicants must be:
Please not that the phrase candidate for a doctoral scholarhip awarded by a New Zealand university is, in the modern context, interpreted as currently undertaking doctoral study in New Zealand or the Commonwealth.
$5,000 per annum for up to three years.
One scholarship is awarded each year.