Current PhD Scholarships
The MacDiarmid Institute for Advanced Materials and Nanotechnology is New Zealand’s premier research organisation in materials science and nanotechnology. PhD studentships are now open across our research areas and partnership institutions. Successful candidates will become members of the MacDiarmid Institute, a national Centre of Research Excellence which provides collaborative opportunities and a thriving environment to work in.
As a MacDiarmid Institute PhD student you will be encouraged and financially supported to take advantage of the many opportunities we provide to broaden your experience and skills. Activities on offer include:
- 3-6 month industry internships
- annual multi-day workshops on specialist topics such as communication, commercialisation and leadership
- intensive annual multi-day bootcamps (held in remote and beautiful locations) where experts share their knowledge in an important current research area, and
- outreach events, working with school teachers or children.
The MacDiarmid Emerging Scientists Association (MESA), run by students and postdocs, organizes additional activities.
Each scholarship is worth NZD$27,000 per annum (not taxed) and includes all student fees. Come to New Zealand to enjoy the best of life and science!