GWNZ Fellowships

For women to do doctoral study at a tertiary institution in New Zealand or overseas.

1. Personal details edited

First name
Last name
Town / city
Preferred phone number
please select the field that most describes your intended study

2. Applicant details

Citizen or resident
One file only.
2 MB limit.
Allowed types: pdf.

3. Proposed study/research

Ensure you include: 1) the institution, 2) qualification, 3) course name, 4) start date, 5) year of PhD & proposed end date 
Proof of Enrolment
One file only.
2 MB limit.
Allowed types: pdf, doc, docx.

4. Academic profile

e.g. official transcripts from degree granting institutions
Completed tertiary qualifications
One file only.
2 MB limit.
Allowed types: pdf.
Include at least: 1) completed qualifications, 2) a list of your recent publications and /or outputs; 3) interests and activities related to your application; and 4) two referees (at least one who knows your academic/ research ability)
Curriculum Vitae
One file only.
2 MB limit.
Allowed types: pdf.

5. Achievements

6. Financial circumstances

Please download the GWNZ budget template below, complete it and upload it in PDF format.

GWNZ budget template download here
Annual budget
One file only.
2 MB limit.
Allowed types: pdf.

7. Potential impact


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Terms and conditions


  • GWNZ does not accept late applications
  • The selection process is undertaken by GWNZ members whose decision is final
  • GWNZ reserves the right to not offer a scholarship if there is no deserving applicant
  • Applicant contact details are retained until the selection process is complete
  • Successful applicant contact details are retained for ongoing communications
  • Unsuccessful applicants’ contact details are not retained.
  • All applications are disposed of at the completion of the selection process.
  • GWNZ is not able to provide feedback to applicants.

If you are successful in being awarded a scholarship, GWNZ requires you to:

  • Provide a brief profile and good quality photograph for publicity
  • Agree to acknowledge the support provided by GWNZ in all publicity, publications or materials created during the tenure of the scholarship
  • Fellows are required to provide a mid-term report. We ask other awardees to provide an end of academic year report. All reports must describe how the funds have been used and be suitable for sharing publically.
  • Allow GWNZ to use your name, photograph and report for publicity purposes
  • Allow GWNZ to introduce you to your local GW branch. Note: Fellows and Susan Byrne Awardees are granted graduate membership of GWNZ during the year of the scholarship.
  • Advise the Trust of any change in circumstances which impacts on your eligibility for the scholarship
  • Advise the Trust of a change in contact details during the tenure of your scholarship.

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