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Henry Kelsey Scholarship

The purpose of the scholarship is to provide funds for individuals to undertake research towards a PhD at a New Zealand university or research institution, studying muscular function, including 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 Bachelor degree or equivalent, with honours where they are awarded, in a field appropriate to their intended doctoral study.

Value and number awarded

$10,000 per annum for up to three years for doctoral study.

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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