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Henry Kelsey Scholarship

The purpose of the scholarship is to provide funds for individuals to undertake research towards a Masters or Doctoral degree at a New Zealand university or research institution, studying muscular function, including - but not limited to - the causes and treatment of muscular dysfunction.

The funds for this scholarship are made available from a bequest from the late Henry Kelsey, a farmer of Whanganui.


Applicants will:

  1. be New Zealand citizens or permanent residents and
  2. have a Bachelors degree or equivalent, in a field appropriate to their nominated research degree at a New Zealand university.

Value and number awarded

Up to $15,000 per annum for up to two years for Masters study and three years for Doctoral study.

At least one scholarship is offered annually.

Opening date

1 June

Closing date

1 October

How to apply

Read the Regulations.

Apply online here.

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