Whaka-Ora Healthy Harbour Scholarship

  • Master
  • EUR 9500
  • 30 May 2023

The award supports students undertaking research with relevance to Whakaraupō Lyttelton Harbour in a MSc thesis programme at Te Whare Wānanga o Waitaha | University of Canterbury.

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  • Research topic must be on either:
  • Project A: The modern and historical sedimentation conditions within near-shore habitats of Whakaraupō/Lyttelton Harbour, specifically at Governors Bay; or
  • Project B: The abundance and size distribution of tuaki within modern and historical near-shore habitats of Whakaraupō/Lyttleton Harbour, specifically in the Head of the Harbour, and relationships to sediment characteristics.
  • Applicants must be undertaking their MSc thesis in one of the following subject areas: geology, environmental science, geography, freshwater management, biology or chemistry and undertaking research with relevance to Whakaraupō Lyttelton Harbour.

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Project A: $11,000 (plus additional funds)

Project B: $16,000 (plus additional funds)


Applications must be made online at the Scholarships website by 15 August.