School of Mathematics, Statistics and Operations Research

Scholarships and Prizes

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Postgraduate Scholarships

Victoria University offers a range of scholarships for postgraduate study.

Scholarships of particular interest to students in the School of Mathematics, Statistics and Operations Research are listed below.

Further information on all scholarships can be found on the Scholarships web page.


Victoria PhD Scholarships and Doctoral Assistantships

Application for these scholarships is made as part of the application for admission to the PhD programme.

The same closing dates of 1 March, 1 July and 1 November each year apply.

Details and application form.


Victoria Masters Scholarships

These scholarships are for students enrolling in Masters Part 2, by thesis.

Applications close on 1 November.

Value $15,000 per year + domestic fees for 1 year.

Details and application form.


Victoria Graduate Scholarships

For students enrolling in Honours, Masters Part 1 or a Postgraduate Diploma.

Applications close on 1 November each year.

Value: domestic fees up to $5,000 per year for 1 year.

Details and application form.


Tu Horomata Scholarships

Targeted Māori scholarships for study at Masters or Honours level, for students with strong academic potential.

Applications close on 1 April each year.

Value: Masters by thesis -  a stipend of $12,500 for one year only. Consideration may be given to fund Honours or Masters by coursework programmes to a maximum of $5,000.

Details and application form.


Postgraduate Research Scholarships in Statistical Health Research

MSc and PhD research in public health.

Contact Richard Arnold for further information.

Details and application form.


Student Prizes

A number of prizes are awarded annually to the top performing undergraduate students in the School. There is no applications process for these prizes - the winners are selected by a School committee.  We have a list of past prizewinners

Mathematics Prizes

Statistics Prizes

Academic Prizes

Click here for a list of prizes and awards won by Academics in MSOR. 

Scholarships Database

The Scholarships Database is a complete listing of all scholarships available for Victoria University students.