Puke Ariki Postgraduate Scholarships

The Puke Ariki Postgraduate Scholarships are funded by the George Mason Charitable Trust. They were established in 2002 by New Plymouth businessman and entrepreneur Dr George Mason.

The scholarships are awarded to postgraduate students who are researching the natural sciences with a focus on the Taranaki region.

They consist of a maximum of $7,500 for PhD research and $5,000 for Masters or honours level research.

2021 Applications

Applications are now invited for the 2021 year. The closing date for applications is 12 March 2021.

Applicants need to forward details of their research proposal, supervisor support and a CV (including academic history and a copy of their official academic record), to:

Dr Anne Eddy
Information Services Officer | Kaiāwhina Ratonga Rangahau
Puke Ariki
Private Bag 2025
New Plymouth
Email: anne.eddy@npdc.govt.nz

If you have any questions please contact Anne Eddy by email or phone 06 759 6060 Ext. 7851.

Terms and conditions


Puke Ariki Trust Scholarship

The Puke Ariki Trust Scholarship supports the studies of a postgraduate student whose research relates to Taranaki’s social history, adding to the body of knowledge associated with Taranaki, or for a Puke Ariki staff member to support a professional exchange, professional development or research that benefits the strategic directions of Puke Ariki.

The scholarship is awarded annually and provides up to a maximum of $15,000.

2021 Applications

The Puke Ariki Trust Scholarship is not being awarded in 2021.

Terms and Conditions for 2020