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On behalf of the New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade (MFAT),

DevNet is administering the

MFAT Postgraduate Development Research Awards 2021


Research on Development Issues

The goal of the MFAT Postgraduate Development Research Awards is to support research by students studying in New Zealand institutions on development issues of relevance to the New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade and to foster the capacity of future New Zealand development professionals.

Award Costs

The awards are provided to qualifying students who undertake research of 4+ weeks as part of their post-graduate study. The awards fund eligible research costs up to $6000 for Master’s and up to $8000 for PhD.

Research Priority Areas

The funding prioritises research in the Pacific but is open to other eligible research locations that line up with the Programme priorities of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade. Check out the Aid and Development section of the Ministry’s website for more information.

Key Contact

Any questions regarding requirements for applications should be directed to the Awards Administrator at info@devnet.org.nz

Application and Due Date

Applications are due by 21 December 2020 to info@devnet.org.nz

Further details on the awards can be found in the regulations and application form below:

Templates

The following templates are provided to help you complete your application:

The following templates are provided to assist awardees in completing their reporting requirements: