We have a number of scholarships for PhD, Masters and Summer Researchships available for work on Objective 1, Objective 2 and Objective 3 of the SPPI project.
- PhD Scholarships are $25,000 per year tax-free stipend plus fees. Conference travel may be supported for SPPI-related papers.
- Masters Scholarships are $18,000 per year tax-free stipend plus fees. Conference travel may be supported for SPPI-related papers.
- Summer Research Scholarships are $4,000 for approximately 10 weeks full-time work over summer.
Due to the industrial focus of the SPPI project many projects will require some close collaboration with New Zealand software companies, possibly including work at the company for a period of time.
University of Auckland
A/Prof Emilia Mendes has PhD, Masters and Summer Research Scholarships available for work related to Bayesian Belief Networks and software process improvement. Those interested in the topic please send an email to emilia AT cs.auckland.ac.nz including academic records (BSc and MSc), information on the type of MSc undertaken (with a thesis, or coursework only) (for those applying for a PhD scholarship), cv, a copy of a publication (poster summary/short paper/paper) published at a conference/workshop (only applicable in case they have published previously).
A/Prof Ewan Tempero has PhD, masters and Summer Research Scholarships available for work related to software imaging and visualisation using corpus-based analysis tools and techniques. He has a description of likely projects he will supervise here.
Prof John Hosking and Prof John Grundy have PhD, Masters and Summer Research Scholarships available for work related to model-driven engineering, software tools, and knowledge management. Some example projects can be found here.
Please contact the researcher above to discuss details of a potential project. Please include a current CV and a list of courses taken and grades attained (if not already part of the CV). While not necessary for the initial contact, applicants will be invited to provide an initial project proposal. The decision to award a scholarship will be based on the applicant's scholastic achievements and research potential.