Vacancy | PhD Scholarship: Contemporary Sport Management @ Massey University, Auckland, New Zealand | Closes September 30, 2022

Massey University sign outside a campus. The university has three sites in New Zealand, Wellington, Palmerston North and Albany, Auckland. (jon loyal/Shutterstock)

The School of Management is offering a three-year scholarship to undertake doctoral research into either sustainable or technological innovations in sport, or sport organisational performance. Further details can be found here:…/phd-scholarship-Sport…/

While the doctoral scholarship is under the auspices of ‘sport management’, the topics, options and broader focus are more open and can potentially align with related interests from the sociology of sport for example.

Key facts

Value: $20,000 per annum plus tuition fees (domestic rate)
Duration: Three years’ duration
Number available: One position
Location: Albany (Auckland)
Type of study: Full-time, PhD or doctorate, Research

Application dates

Applications open: 15 August 2022
Closing date: 30 September 2022

Selection Process

Candidates will be required to attend an online interview. The successful candidate will then be invited to apply for entry to the university through the usual process.


Eligibility restrictions: Applicants must be in New Zealand and ready to commence study on 1 March 2023.

Further details in terms of overview, conditions of the scholarship and application checklist can be found here

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