Fund a scholarship or student research project

Victoria partners with companies, government agencies and professional groups to help them tackle projects they don’t have the resources to do themselves.

Summer Research Programme 2017/18

Expressions of interest from external organisations have now closed with no further availability for 2017/2018 projects. Email summer-research@vuw.ac.nz if you have further inquiries.

Victoria University Summer Research scholarships

During the summer months, Victoria University partners with companies, government agencies and professional groups to help them tackle projects they don’t have the resources to do themselves.

Victoria has top students from a variety of disciplines available for 10-week research placements.

Every placement is supported by a Victoria University Summer Research scholarship. You and the University each contribute $3000 towards the student’s scholarship.

It’s a win-win for you and the University: you benefit from the student’s research and development skills and a Victoria student gets practical research experience.

The research students are high-achievers and come from a wide range of study areas, including science and engineering, humanities and social sciences, commerce, architecture, education and law.

Each scholarship recipient will be allocated a supervisor who will work with your organisation and the student to ensure the maximum benefit is gained from the research project.

For more information on requirements, download the supervisor guidelines.

Contact for summer research scholarships

To find out more about the summer research scholarships programme, contact:

Find a postgraduate researcher to work on your project

If you have a research programme that needs additional expertise, the best person for the job could be a Victoria postgraduate researcher. You can connect with a student through:

  • offering a scholarship for a defined research project of 1–3 years
  • supervising a student for a defined research project of 1–3 years.

To find out more

If you are interested in finding a postgraduate researcher to work on your project, contact: