PhD Positionsfor International Students in New Zealand
Victoria University of Wellington Grants

PhD Positionsfor International Students in New Zealand

New Zealand 01 Jul 2021


Founded in 1897, Victoria University of Wellington is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Wellington (population range of 50,000-249,99
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01 Jul 2021
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Award or Grant Description $$  $27,500

Ferrier Research Institute has collaborated with Victoria University of Wellington to offer PhD Positionsfor worldwide students in New Zealand.

International students who wish to undertake PhD degree in the field of organic chemistry at Victoria University of Wellington are eligible to apply for this grant.

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Eligibility Criteria

  • Eligible Countries: All nationalities.
  • Eligible Course or Subjects: PhD in a new class of anti-tuberculosis drugs: Design and synthesis of MetX inhibitors
  • Eligibility Criteria: To be eligible, the applicants must meet all the following/given criteria:
  • The applicants must be successful applicant has a background in organic chemistry.
  • The applicants must hold a BSc (Hons), MSc or equivalent degree in chemistry with a focus on organic chemistry.

Offered Benefits

The grant will cover the full tuition fee of the selected applicants and will also provide a stipend of $27,500 per annum for the duration of the study.

Application Process

  • How to Apply: The applicants can apply online through the university’s official portal to enrol themselves with the university. Apply to Postgraduate Coordinator Dr Alison Daines [email protected]
  • Supporting Documents: The applicants are required to submit the following documents at the time of seeking admission:
  • All degree certificates and transcripts (undergraduate AND postgraduate MSc—officially translated into English where necessary)
  • A detailed CV
  • Details of 2 academic referees
  • Admission Requirements: The applicants must fulfil all entry requirements of the university to secure admission.
  • Language Requirement: The applicants must attain average scores in either of the following English language proficiency tests:
  • TOEFL – 90 on the internet-based test with a minimum of 20 in writing
  • IELTS – 6.5 overall and no sub-score below 6
  • PTE – 58 with a communicative score of not less than 50

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