Market Economics Geography Research Scholarships 2011

14 December 2010

Market Economics (M.E) is an independent New Zealand-based consultancy that specialises in economic and spatial analysis and environmental and ecological research. We are a team of highly qualified, experienced and motivated consultants and analysts, who apply leading edge approaches to project and policy evaluation. Our solutions and advice are based on rigorous analytical techniques and innovative modelling capabilities, supported by extensive spatial and quantitative information resources.

The purpose of the M.E Scholarships is to encourage postgraduate research in the field of human/economic geography, including GIS, by rewarding demonstrated ability and lowering financial barriers. Through this scholarship programme, M.E hopes to demonstrate to geography students the importance and relevance of post-graduate study, and research in human/economic geography in particular (including GIS).

Scholarships are available to encourage both postgraduate dissertation and thesis research in Geography/GIS.

Research Dissertation Scholarship

The value of the M.E dissertation scholarship is $1,500.
This scholarship is aimed at students enrolled in an Arts or Science Honours degree.
One dissertation scholarship per annum may be awarded.
The current programme relates to dissertations that will be completed during Semester 2,
2011 and submitted in accordance with School of Environment and The University of Auckland regulations.

Applications for the 2011 Scholarship Programme must be submitted to M.E no later than the 17 June, 2011.

Masters Research Thesis Scholarship

The value of the Thesis scholarship is $2,000.
A maximum of one individual masters’ scholarship per annum may be awarded. In the event
of joint winners, the scholarship money will be split.
The current programme relates to a thesis that will be completed during Semester 1 and 2,
2011 and submitted in accordance School of Environment and The University of Auckland regulations (including an approved extension period if required).

Applications for the 2011 Scholarship Programme must be submitted to M.E no later than the 18 February, 2011.

Students are encouraged to discuss their Scholarship application with their lecturers and the Associate Director – Academic:

Doctor David Hayward
Room HSB 440
Email: d.hayward@auckland.ac.nz

For a detailed outline of the scholarships including current research suggestions download the following documentation: