Leigh Marine Laboratory
Summer Studentships 2012/2013
The purpose of Summer Research Scholarships is to give university students, normally in their final or penultimate undergraduate year, experience in research, to encourage them to pursue postgraduate study. Students are expected to conduct a research project of approximately 10 weeks duration (400 hours) under the supervision of an academic staff member. The value of each scholarship is $5,000.
Applications close October 5 2012
- Students must be available for full-time work on Summer Research Scholarship projects.
- Students will be required to be co-located in the same town as their supervisors for the period of the scholarship, except during any project-related travel.
- Students will receive a total of $5,000 stipend; $3,500 on commencement of the scholarship and the final $1,500 on approval by the supervisor of the final report.
- Periods of research activity and holidays will be negotiated with the Project Supervisor. (The University is closed from 24 December 2012 to 3 January 2013).
- Students are to discuss with the Supervisor tasks and timeframes of the study, including regular times for supervision meetings and expected outcomes.
- Students will be subject to the Statutes and Regulations of The University of Auckland.
- Responsibility for any costs incurred in the course of the research project should be clarified with the supervisor and department at the time of approval of the scholarship.
What do I need to do?
Interested students should follow the following process:
- Read the guidelines.
- Select project of interest and arrange to see the supervisor offering the project.
When you meet the supervisor take with you:
- Your C.V.
- Your academic record (print out from nDeva or request one from the Student Centre).
- If selected, student and supervisor together submit an application for scholarship to the appropriate faculty office. Application forms can be obtained from the appropriate faculty office.
- Where required ethical approval must be obtained before the student begins the project (arrange with supervisor).
Guideline and report documents