Lincoln University Phd

Thinking about completing a PhD with us? Find out whether we can help to fund your study.

Available to both domestic and international students, the Lincoln University Doctoral Scholarship is one of the most prestigious postgraduate scholarships available.

The scholarship covers a maximum of three years’ stipend with a current value of $28,000 per annum and the amount equivalent to the New Zealand students’ tuition fee for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy.

Applications close on 1 October and the scholarship is available for tenure at the beginning of the semester immediately following the award.

Want more information?

See the Lincoln University Doctoral Scholarship section of our scholarships database.

This scholarship were established to provide opportunities for students to pursue PhD study and research at Lincoln University. Applicants must be new to the Lincoln University Doctoral programme at the commencement of the Semester immediately following the award OR have registered into the Lincoln University Doctoral programme no more than six months prior to the closing date of applications. 

Applicants are also encouraged to commence their admission process into the Doctoral programme at Lincoln University. This should be completed by 1st October – closing date for this scholarship. Your admission process is completed through the online MyLinc Portal. Go to Apply Now on the Apply to Study home page to commence this process.
Close date: 1st October

Special Selection Criteria

Awarded on Academic ability.


The application process is not an online process. It cannot be completed through MyLinc or your Dashboard. You must download the application form from this site and submit either by email to: [email protected] or to the postal address below. Applications close 1 October each year. 

The Scholarships Office 
PO Box 85084 
Lincoln University 
Lincoln 7647 

or visit the Scholarships Offiec in the Annex C building (blue building behind Mrs O’s on campus).


  • Available to New Zealand Citizen or Permanent Resident Students
  • Available to International Students