Grants & Scholarships

FMHS PGSA offers several grant rounds each year to provide financial support for various aspects of postgraduate life and recognition of student achievements. See below for information on the grant rounds that are currently open.

For more information, feel free to contact our Grants Officer, pgsagrants@auckland.ac.nz. 

Need advice on applying for a research grant? Check out this blog written by our Grants Officer. 

FMHS PGSA Travel Grant 

FMHS PGSA Travel Grant is dedicated to financially support FMHS postgraduate students for virtual conference, in-person conference and also lab visits. We are currently accepting retrospective applications from postgraduate students who have attended a conference/lab visit within 6 months from the closing date of this travel grant.

Opens: 21 March 2023

Closes: 4 April 2023

Successful applicants who have attended a virtual conference will be awarded up to $50 NZD. Successful applicants who have attended an in-person conference or laboratory visit with in New Zealand and Australia will be awarded up to $250 NZD, while those outside of New Zealand and Australia will be awarded up to $500 NZD.

Eligibility & Application Information:

  1. Applicants must be currently enrolled post-graduate student in the FMHS. Please contact our Grants Officer (pgsagrants@auckland.ac.nz) if you have graduated very recently but have attended a conference before graduation.
  2. We are currently accepting retrospective applications only. i.e. you have already been to the conference.  
  3. Photos of receipts/proof of expenditure must be submitted to show costs involved (e.g. registration fees, travel fees, food costs)
  4. Applicants must declare all funding sources including PRESS account statement, funding from supervisor/school/department, and scholarship funding. Priority for the travel grants will be given to students with clear financial need, and/or those who have not previously received a travel grant.

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Want to get more involved? We are always open to new board members. If you are interested in improving the experience for your fellow postgraduates, send us an email at fmhspgsa@auckland.ac.nz.