The University of Canterbury is offering Sir Neil Isaac Scholarship in Environmental Science to students who wish to undergo research on the environment and undertake Master’s or PhD studies at the University of Canterbury . The Isaac Conservation and Wildlife Trust set this scholarship in memory of Sir Neil Isaac, who had a lifelong enthusiasm for enhancing relationships between people and the environment.


University of Canterbury

Level and Course(s) of study:

Master’s or PhD degree in environmental science or environmental conservation

Target Countries :

International students from all countries

Host Country:

New Zealand

Scholarship value:

$20,000 per annul, for a period of 2 to 3 years.

Recipients studying for a Master’s degree may hold the scholarship during both Part I and Part II of their degree programme. The scholarship will be available for the period necessary for a student to complete 2.00 EFTS in the case of a Master’s student, or 3.00 EFTS in the case of a PhD student.


The scholarship is tenable while the recipient is enrolled full-time in a programme for a Master’s or PhD degree at the University of Canterbury, working in environmental science or environmental conservation under the supervision of a member of the University of Canterbury staff. Applicants must undertake research on the environment, which may involve the application of environmental sciences in the broadest sense to the study of environmental problems or environmental conservation.

In recommending the award, the Committee will consider general suitability of the candidate, including academic achievement; character; and ability to pursue research.

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