The Nicholas Tarling Memorial Phd Scholarship

  • Phd
  • USD 10000

The Nicholas Tarling Charitable Trust (“the Trust”) intends to provide funds to establish at Auckland University of Technology (AUT) the Nicholas Tarling Memorial PhD Scholarship in Southeast Asia Studies, in memory of Emeritus Professor Nicholas Tarling.


• The proposed research must be in a topic focused on Southeast Asia and its people (Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Timor-Leste and Viet Nam). • Preference will be given to new applicants in the Doctoral programme at AUT intending to study full-time. • Priority will be given to New Zealand citizens and permanent residents although international students may apply, especially where their PhD will benefit New Zealand. • Applicants must meet the normal admission criteria and have received an Offer of Place for the Doctoral programme at AUT. • Applicants must meet English language proficiency requirements as stated in the Academic Calendar at the time of application. • Applicants should have an excellent academic record, strong academic references and have demonstrated the potential for high quality research. • Previous recipients may apply again in subsequent years.

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• One annual scholarship of $10,000 will be offered to the successful candidate. • The scholarship will be funded on an annual basis for five years from 2021. • The successful candidate is expected to use their scholarship to defray expenses related to their attendance at University.

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