Macquarie University Country Scholarships in Australia, 2016-2017

 

Deadline: 3 July, 2016

Macquarie University offers country scholarships for students which can help pay their tuition fees and also support them throughout their studies. Scholarships are awarded for pursing undergraduate or postgraduate programmme commencing in either 2016 or 2017.

The university main objective of the university is to provide high quality, comprehensive educational and training opportunities that are compatible to changing needs of the students.

Recognised internationally, Macquarie University is consistently ranked in the top two per cent of universities in the world and within the top 10 in Australia.

All international students at Macquarie are required to provide evidence of proficiency in English. Macquarie University requires the following as proof of meeting standard English language requirements (ie equal to IELTS 6.5)

Course Level: Scholarships are awarded for pursing undergraduate or postgraduate programmme.

Study Subject: Scholarships are offered in diverse fields to help students in upgrading their education.

Scholarship Award:
Africa Scholarships: University provides AU$5000 annually towards your tuition fees for the length of the course (AU$2500 is credited against your tuition fees each semester).
India Scholarships: University provides AU$3000 annually towards your tuition fees for the length of the course (AU$1500 is credited against your tuition fees each semester).
Japan Scholarships: University provides AU$5000 annually towards your tuition fees for the length of the course (AU$2500 is credited against your tuition fees each semester).
Latin America Scholarships: University provides AU$5000 annually towards your tuition fees for the length of the course (AU$2500 is credited against your tuition fees each semester).
Nepal Scholarships: University provides AU$3000 annually towards your tuition fees for the length of the course (AU$1500 is credited against your tuition fees each semester).
Pakistan Scholarships: University provides AU$3000 annually towards your tuition fees for the length of the course (AU$1500 is credited against your tuition fees each semester).
Sri Lanka Scholarships: University provides AU$3000 annually towards your tuition fees for the length of the course (AU$1500 is credited against your tuition fees each semester).
Thailand Scholarships: University provides AU$3000 annually towards your tuition fees for the length of the course (AU$1500 is credited against your tuition fees each semester).
Vietnam Scholarships: University provides AU$5000 annually towards your tuition fees for the length of the course (AU$2500 is credited against your tuition fees each semester).

Scholarship can be taken at: Australia

Eligibility: To be eligible for this scholarship, applicants must:
-have applied for undergraduate or postgraduate coursework through a registered Macquarie University agent or through our online application system.
-have met the University’s academic and English requirements for the course offered at their North Ryde campus.
-have enrolled and be ready to begin your course in 2016 or 2017 (commencement may not be deferred).
-Commence study in the session and year indicated in your scholarship letter of offer. Commencement may not be deferred.

Nationality: Citizens of Africa, India, Japan, Latin America, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Thailand and Vietnam can apply.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirement: Applicants must have their previous degree.

Test Requirement: No

English Language Requirement: All international students at Macquarie are required to provide evidence of proficiency in English. Macquarie University requires the following as proof of meeting standard English language requirements (ie equal to IELTS 6.5)

Supporting Material: Remember to attach all relevant documents:
-evidence of applicants English Language proficiency
-Applicants academic qualifications and
credit for previous studies (if applicable)

How to Apply: Applicants don’t need to apply directly to be considered for a country scholarship. Applicants who meet the criteria will be automatically advised of their eligibility in their Macquarie University course offer letter.
-Details on how to apply to Macquarie University for a coursework degree are available on their website. Visit here
-Applicants who meet the criteria will be automatically advised of their eligibility in their Macquarie University course offer letter sent via email.

Application Form

Application Deadline: The application deadline for postgraduate coursework is 3rd July, 2016 and for undergraduate applicants need to apply through UAC

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Master of Public Health Scholarships at ACU in Australia, 2016

 

Deadline: 30 May 2016.

Australian Catholic University is awarding scholarships for international students for July 2016 intake. Scholarships are available to pursue Master of Public Health progarmme.

Australian Catholic University (ACU) is committed to providing quality, transformative education, research and community engagement. Grounded in the principles of the Catholic intellectual tradition, ACU seeks to bring about positive changes in local and global communities. The University engages world-class staff and prepares graduates to excel in key areas of social need. ACU aligns programs and course offerings to meet employer and industry needs, resulting in graduates that are workforce ready and prepared to make a difference.

This scholarship aims to assist high achieving and highly motivated international students who have been offered a full-time place at an Australian Catholic University.

ACU’s Master of Public Health (MPH) program equips graduates with specialised knowledge, understanding and skills in public health to improve and advance population health and well-being.

Applicants must have an overall academic IELTS of 6.5 (with an individual score of 6.0 for all tests).

Course Level: Scholarships are available to pursue master’s degree programme.

Study Subject: Scholarships are awarded in the field of Public Health.

Scholarship Award: 10 scholarships valued at $4,000 each will be awarded.

Scholarship can be taken at: Australia

Eligibility: An applicant must also comply with the Admission Rules. To be eligible for admission to the course, an applicant must have:
-An undergraduate degree (or higher) in health or related discipline; and
-Either:
a. A minimum of two years professional experience in health (or related field); or
a. Suitable practical experience in public health, global health or humanitarian assistance.
International applicants need to meet the English Language Proficiency requirements as defined in the Admissions Rules.

Nationality: International applicants can apply for these scholarships.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirement: Applicant must have an undergraduate degree (or higher) in health or related discipline.

Test Requirement: No

English Language Requirement: Applicants must have an overall academic IELTS of 6.5 (with an individual score of 6.0 for all tests).

Supporting Material: Applicants need to gather certified copies of the following documents for application:
-passport
-transcripts and completion certificates of all academic qualifications
-evidence of English proficiency
-additional supporting documents such as evidence of relevant work experience, professional registration and reference letters, that are relevant to their course

How to Apply: Applicants can apply online or through an agent.

Application Form

Application Deadline: Applications for scholarship open 1st May and close 30th May 2016.

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Apply for Endeavour Postgraduate Scholarships for non Australian citizens in Australia, 2016

 

Deadline: 30 June 2016 (annual)
Study in:  Australia
Course starts 2017

Brief description:

The Endeavour Postgraduate Scholarship provides financial support for international applicants to undertake a postgraduate qualification at a Masters or PhD level either by coursework or research in any field in Australia for up to four years.

Host Institution(s):

Universities or Higher Educations Institutions in Australia.

Level/Field(s) of Study:

Masters or PhD level either by coursework or research in any field of study

 

Eligible Countries:

Americas: Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, French Guiana, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, United States, Uruguay, Venezuela.

Asia: Bangladesh, Bhutan, Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, China (People’s Republic), Hong Kong SAR, India, Indonesia, Japan, Korea (Republic of Korea – South), Laos, Macau, Malaysia, Maldives, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand, Timor-Leste, Vietnam.

The Caribbean: Antigua and Barbuda, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Cuba, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Grenada, Guadeloupe, Guyana, Haiti, Jamaica, Martinique, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Trinidad and Tobago.

Europe: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France (including Reunion), Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russian Federation, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Ukraine, United Kingdom (including Northern Ireland).

Middle East: Afghanistan, Bahrain, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, Yemen.

Pacific: Fiji, French Polynesia, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Micronesia (Federated states), Nauru, New Caledonia, New Zealand* (including Cook Islands, Niue and Tokelau), Palau, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Tuvalu, Vanuatu, Wallis and Futuna.

Scholarship value/inclusions/duration:

The scholarship value is up to $272,500 (PhD) and $140,500 (Masters). It includes travel allowance ($AUD 3,000), establishment allowance ($AUD 4,000), monthly stipend ($AUD 3,000; up to maximum programme duration on a pro-rata basis).  Health and travel insurance will also be provided.

Endeavour Scholarship recipients will also receive tuition fees paid up to the maximum study/research duration on a pro-rata basis. Tuition includes student service and amenities fees.

The duration of the scholarship is up to 2 years for a Masters and up to 4 years for a PhD.

Eligibility:

To be eligible to receive an Endeavour Postgraduate Scholarship, applicants must:

•  be aged 18 years or over at the commencement of their programme

•  be a citizen and/or permanent resident of a participating country (see above)

•  commence their proposed programme after 1 January 2017 and no later than 30 November 2017. Applicants who have already commenced or will commence their intended programme prior to 2017 are not eligible to apply

•  provide all relevant supporting documentation

• not currently hold or have completed, since 1 January 2015, an Australian Government sponsored scholarship and/or fellowship (directly administered to recipients by the Australian Government)

•  not apply for a category in which they have already completed an Endeavour Scholarship or Fellowship.

Application instructions:

As part of the eligibility requirements, international Endeavour Postgraduate Scholarship applicants must attach a formal admission letter from their proposed Australian institution. A conditional admission letter will be accepted at the time of application. Commencement must be for the 2017 academic year.

Applications are submitted through the Endeavour Online (EOL) system. Applications will  close at 11.59 pm (Australian Eastern Standard Time) on 30 June 2016.

It is important to read the 2017 Application Guidelines and visit the official website (link found below) for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.

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Study in Australia with ECUPRS International Postgraduate Research Scholarship

 

Deadline: 13 May 2016.

Edith Cowan University is pleased to offer ECUPRS international scholarships for international students. These scholarships will be awarded for pursuing full-time on-campus postgraduate research (PhD or Master by research) programme. The ECUPRS Int. scheme is both prestigious and highly competitive. These scholarships are offered each year for tenure at Edith Cowan University. The scholarships provide tuition fee and health care cover for the duration of their research degree. Edith Cowan University is an Australian public university located in Perth, Western Australia. It was named after the first woman to be elected to an Australian Parliament, Edith Cowan, and is the only Australian university named after a woman

If English is not applicant’s first language they will need to meet the university’s English language requirements for postgraduate courses.

Degree Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing full-time on-campus postgraduate research (PhD or Master by research) programme.

Study Subject: Scholarships are awarded to study all subjects offered by the Edith Cowan University.

List of Subjects: Research areas include: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People Culture, Education and Health, Business and Society, Communications and Creative Arts, Education, Engineering, Environment and Sustainability, Health and Wellness, Information and Communications Technology, Law and Justice, Security and  Social and Community

Scholarship can be taken at: Australia

Eligibility: Applicants should have completed at least four years of tertiary education study at a high level of achievement for example:

  • Four year degree (e.g. Engineering or Law)
  • Three year degree and one of the following: Honours year, one year of a higher degree, one year of a Masters preliminary or other qualifying programme, Postgraduate diploma
    The awardees should also have:
  • Completed a bachelor degree with First Class Honours, or be regarded by the ECU as having an equivalent level of attainment
  • Must have their course application for study in the PhD or Master by research programme approved by ECU before being considered for an offer of a scholarship
  • Where an offer of a place in the course is conditional, an applicant is normally not eligible for scholarship consideration until that condition has been met.
  • The intention to undertake study in a course and research topic within one of the University’s areas of research activity
    Applicants must:
  • meet international student visa requirements as specified by the Department of Immigration and Citizenship, including the requirement to purchase and maintain a standard Overseas Student Health Cover policy approved by the Department of Health and Ageing
  • meet all University admission requirements, including English proficiency, and be made an unconditional offer of a place in a higher degree by research (either a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) or Master by research)
  • not currently be receiving a scholarship provided by the Australian Agency for International Development (AusAID) or have completed an AusAID scholarship within the last two years

Eligible Nationalities: International students can apply for the scholarship.

College Admission Requirement 

Entrance Requirement: Postgraduate study is generally available if applicant have a bachelors degree, bachelors with honours, or equivalent.

Test Requirement: No

English Language Requirement:
IELTS: An overall band score of 6.5, with no individual band less than 6
TOEFL: Minimum score of 573, including Test of Written English of 5.0 or better
TOEFL Ibt: Minimum score of 84, with no individual score less than 17
Pearson Test of English (PTE): PTE Academic 64, with no score less than 58 for postgraduate standard entry courses
University of Cambridge [Cambridge English: Advanced]-Pre-2015: A score between 58 to 66 with no less than ‘Borderline’ in any element of the test. Post-2015: An overall score of 176, with no individual band less than 169

Scholarship Benefit: Scholarship provide $27,000 per year stipend/living allowance plus tuition fees and overseas health cover paid

Supporting Material: Applicants they to complete the following steps:

  • Completed all sections of this form
  • Printed this form and signed the Declaration above. Please return this form with an original signature. Do not email the form.
  • Attached copies of all their qualifications and academic transcripts, including proof of English competency (if applicable)
  • Attached documentation translating any non-English academic qualifications &/or research output into English (if applicable)
  • Provided a separate list of publications in the format specified and attached all the required verification documents
  • Attached CV or resume
  • Requested academic referee report forms to be completed and sent to the Research Scholarships Officer by the due date

Application Procedure: Applicants must submit their scholarship application and documentation by email or by post. Applicants need to follow these steps to apply for a scholarship for a Masters by Research, Professional Doctorate or Doctor of Philosophy course (Higher Degree by Research):
-Before applicants apply for a scholarship, they must apply for admission into a Higher Degree by Research course
-University encourage all applicants to read the Scholarship Conditions: APA, ECU-PRS and ECU Research Excellence Awards (PDF) to understand the application process, selection criteria and the requirements on them as scholarship recipients
-Complete the Scholarship Application (.DOC), including:
Outline of research topic
Information on their research publications or research grants applicant have received: Documenting Research Experience (PDF)
Academic Referees to support their scholarship application, using the PG Academic Referee Report (PDF)

Application Form

The application deadline is 13 May 2016.

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University of Queensland International Scholarships for Undergraduate Studies in Australia, 2016

 

Deadline:  30 April 2016.

University of Queensland is inviting applications for international scholarships available in the fields of Engineering, IT and Multimedia Design. Scholarships are available for pursuing undergraduate degree in Australia.

The scholarships are available for international students who have completed postsecondary studies and are eligible for credit articulation.

Ranked in the world’s top 50, the University of Queensland is one of Australia’s leading research and teaching institutions. UQ’s world-class campuses facilitate the best teaching practices and optimal learning experiences.

In order to gain entry to an academic program at UQ, applicants will have to demonstrate they have the appropriate level of English language skills. Applicants must at least 6.5 overall and a minimum of 6.0 in each sub-band of the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) or equivalent test. Some programs have higher English proficiency requirements.

Course Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing undergraduate degree at University of Queensland.

Study Subject: Scholarships are awarded in the field of Engineering, IT and Multimedia Design.

Scholarship Award: The scholarship covers 50% of the tuition fee for the duration of a standard undergraduate program.  The scholarships are available for international students who have completed post secondary studies and are  eligible for credit articulation.

Scholarship can be taken at: University of Queensland, Australia

Eligibility: Applicants must meet all of the following criteria to be eligible to apply for this scholarship:-
The scholarships are available for students applying for one of the following programs with credit from previous studies:
-Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)
-Bachelor of Information Technology
-Bachelor of Multimedia Design
-The successful applicants must be classed as an international student in Australia
(Australian permanent residents and Australian citizens are not eligible).

Nationality: International students can apply for these scholarships.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirements: If applicants have completed Queensland Year 12 or equivalent Australian or international studies, they must also have a sufficient entry score to gain admission. Entry scores for each program ensure applicants with different qualifications, from different countries, meet the same equivalent standard for entry to a particular program.

English language/ Test Requirements: In order to gain entry to an academic program at UQ, they will have to demonstrate they have the appropriate level of English language skills. To meet the UQ’s English language proficiency requirements, you must demonstrate one of the following:
-a score equivalent to four semesters of Sound Achievement in Queensland Studies Authority English or Australian or international equivalent. Less than four semesters may be considered for some programs.
-at least 6.5 overall and a minimum of 6.0 in each sub-band of the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) or equivalent test. Some programs have higher English proficiency requirements; see individual program requirements.
-Other equivalent tests such as the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) and Pearson Test of English (PTE) Academic are also accepted and other qualifications and experience may also be considered.
-Study Abroad and Incoming Exchange students are only required to meet the overall score (eg 6.5 IELTS or 87 TOEFL or 64 PTE).

Supporting Material: Applicants have to submit the following documents along with the form:
-Personal details: You must give your family name(s) and given name(s) as shown on your passport. If your name appears differently, we will reserve the right to amend it on our records.
-If emailing a copy of your passport to UQ, please send this as a separate attachment to the rest of your application.
-Please also give the order in which you want your names to appear on your offer letter and Confirmation of enrollment
-Applicant contact details
-A permanent address outside of Australia must be given, as well as any different mailing address. This is required as part of the proof that you satisfy the requirements of being an International student. This cannot be a PO Box address.
-Program of study
-It is essential that you refer to the current prospectus or online at www.uq.edu.au/study for the correct program codes, names, application deadlines, semester availability, specific program entry requirements and additional documentation required.
-Scholarship details
-If you already have confirmation that you will be getting a scholarship, please attach the official documentation.

How to Apply: Applications should be sent via e-mail and also by post.

Application Form Link

Application Deadline: Scholarship application deadline is 30th April 2016.

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2016 Australian Catholic University Postgraduate & Undergraduate International Scholarships

 

Application Deadline: 30 April 2016.

Location: Australia

Australian Catholic University is pleased to offer 20 scholarships to international students. Scholarships are awarded to undertake undergraduate and postgraduate degree programmes.

ACU is Australia’s leading Catholic university and is supported by more than 2,000 years of Catholic intellectual tradition. As a member of the International Federation of Catholic Universities, we are devoted to communicating truth in every field of knowledge through teaching and research, as well as promoting the dignity of all people and the common good.

There are a range of scholarships on offer for international students to support them financially and cover their tuition fees.

Australian Catholic University (ACU) engages the Catholic Intellectual Tradition to bring a distinct perspective to higher education.

For most undergraduate courses, international applicants must have the equivalent of an Australian Year 12 Certificate and Postgraduate courses are for students who have completed a Bachelor’s degree or have significant work experience.  Students can provide evidence that they have successfully completed studies where the medium of study was English, or they can provide evidence of their English proficiency.

Course Level: Scholarships are awarded to undertake undergraduate and postgraduate degree programmes.

Study Subject: Scholarships are offered over different departments across the University, all offering a diverse range of courses.

Scholarship Award: The ACU International Student Scholarship is awarded to up to 20 international students each year. The scholarship covers 50% of the cost of a program at ACU. The scholarship rewards students based on academic merit. For this reason, applicant must have achieved at least an average result of 80% in prior studies for their application to be considered. This average can only be calculated from study done in the past two years.

 

 Eligibility: This scholarship is open to commencing International postgraduate and undergraduate students with outstanding academic merit of at least an average result of 80% in prior studies.
-Applicants must not be an Australian permanent resident citizen or New Zealand citizen;
-Applicants must have an offer for a place in an undergraduate, postgraduate or PhD program at ACU;
-Applicants must attend the relevant ACU campus as a full-time student;
-Applicants must not be receiving any other major scholarship or award;
-Applicants must not be attending ACU as a Study Abroad or Exchange student.

Nationality: International students are eligible to apply.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirement: For most undergraduate courses, international applicants must have the equivalent of an Australian Year 12 Certificate and Postgraduate courses are for students who have completed a Bachelor’s degree or have significant work experience. 

Test Requirement: No

English Language Requirements: Students can provide evidence that they have successfully completed studies where the medium of study was English, or they can provide evidence of their English proficiency.

Supporting Material: The following documentation must be submitted with the application: 
-Evidence of academic merit, showing achievement of an average of 80% across the applicant’s most recent study.

How to Apply: The mode of applying is online.

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Apply for Scholarship in Australia or New Zealand for ANZCA Training

 

Deadline: April 1, 2016.

Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists (ANZCA) is pleased to offer training scholarship for developing countries students. Scholarship is available for pursuing training in a hospital in Australia and New Zealand. Scholarship is offered to foster leadership in anaesthesia, including intensive care and pain medicine in developing countries. The Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists (ANZCA) is the professional organisation for around 5000 specialist anaesthetists (Fellows) and 2000 anaesthetists in training (trainees).

Applicants must be a graduate of his or her country’s specialty training program to local fellowship or masters level. Applicants from outside the home country will often need to meet specific English language/other language requirements in order to be able to study there.

Degree Level: Scholarship is available for pursuing training in a hospital in Australia and New Zealand.

Subject Offered: The scholarship is designed to increase the recipient’s capacity to advance anaesthesia and/or pain medicine for the benefit of his or her community.

List of Subjects : Anaesthesia (including intensive care, and pain medicine).

Participating Institution(s): Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists (ANZCA), Australia

Eligibility: Applicants are required to satisfy the following criteria:

  • A graduate of his or her country’s specialty training program to local fellowship or masters level.
  • Aged between 25 and 40 years.
  • Citizenship of a developing country.
  • Must not have residency status in Australia or New Zealand.
  • Application is supported by an Australian or New Zealand Specialist Anaesthetist or Specialist Pain Medicine Physician. -Meets the relevant Australian and New Zealand government immigration requirements.
  • Meets the eligibility criteria imposed by the government of his or her country of citizenship.
  • Adequate knowledge of the English language at a professional level and have satisfied Australian or New Zealand medical registration requirements (for example, IELTS).
  • Capacity to become a leader in anaesthesia and/or pain medicine in his or her own country.
  • Timely submission of a detailed application on the appropriate form, supported by sponsorship statements and contact details of referees.
  • Ability to commence the scholarship in the calendar year for which it is offered.
  • Must not hold another scholarship during the period of this scholarship.

Eligible Nationalities: Citizens of developing countries can apply for this training scholarship.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirement: Applicants must be a graduate of his or her country’s specialty training program to local fellowship or masters level.

Test Requirement: No

English Language Requirements: Applicants from outside the home country will often need to meet specific English language/other language requirements in order to be able to study there.

Scholarship Benefit: Funding will cover:

  • Return economy class airfare between home country and Australia or New Zealand. Assistance for family travel may be provided.
  • Visa, medical insurance, registration, police check and other related expenses.
  • A living allowance.
  • Costs of attendance at approved educational activities.

Application Procedure: Applications must include all information requested and should be received by post. No late applications will be considered.

 

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New Zealand Government Scholarships for Developing Countries, 2016-2017

 

Deadline: April 15, 2016

New Zealand Government is offering scholarships for students starting full-time postgraduate degree programmes in 2016. Scholarships are available for national of African Commonwealth countries, Africa – non-Commonwealth countries, Asia, Latin America, Caribbean Commonnwealth countries and Caribbean non-Commonnwealth countries.

New Zealand Development Scholarships (NZDS) give candidates from selected developing countries an opportunity to gain knowledge and skills through study in specific subject areas which will assist in the development of their home country.

The New Zealand Aid Programme delivers New Zealand’s official support for developing countries. The purpose of New Zealand’s aid is to develop shared prosperity and stability in the Pacific and beyond, drawing on the best of New Zealand’s knowledge and skills.

Eligibility:

Applicants must meet the following conditions to be eligible for a New Zealand Scholarship:

  • Be a minimum of 18 years of age at the time of commencing your scholarship.
  • Be a citizen of the country from which you are applying for a scholarship.
  • Not have citizenship or permanent residence status of New Zealand, Australia, USA, Canada, European Union countries, United Kingdom, Japan, Israel, South Korea, Qatar, United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia.
  • Important note: this condition does not apply to applicants from the Cook Islands, Tokelau or Niue, or applicants from Samoa with dual Samoa-NZ citizenship.
  • Have resided in your home country for at least two years immediately prior to commencing your scholarship.
  • Important note:this condition does not apply to applicants who are members of the diplomatic corps or their dependants, and may not apply to applicants for Short Term Scholarships.
  • Have at least 2 years of work experience (part time or fulltime, paid or voluntary).
  • Important note:this condition does not apply to applicants from the Pacific who are applying for a pre-service scholarship -Not be serving military personnel.
  • Be able to satisfy Immigration requirements for international student entry to New Zealand or the country in which you will undertake your scholarship (i.e. medical checks, police clearances/character checks, etc.)
  • Be academically and linguistically able to obtain an Offer of Place for the proposed programme of study from the tertiary institute where you will undertake your scholarship.
  • Not have been previously terminated from a New Zealand Government Scholarship.
  • Seek a qualification that will contribute to the sustainable development of your home country
  • Commit to return to your country for a minimum of 2 years at the end of your scholarship.

Scholarship Value/Cost:

The entitlements of the Scholarship include full tuition fees, a living allowance (paid fortnightly), an establishment allowance, medical and travel insurance, travel between your home country and New Zealand at the start and end of your scholarship, home leave or reunion travel for some eligible scholars, pastoral and academic support at your institution, and assistance with research and thesis costs for most postgraduate research students.

Selection Criteria:

Preference will be given to candidates who demonstrate strong academic ability, leadership qualities, and a commitment to the development of their home country. Preference is also given to candidates who are 39 years of age or younger at the time of commencing their scholarship.

Application Guide:

  • Apply for an Offer of Place (admission) at your preferred one of the ten eligible New Zealand education institutions using their usual application process for international students.
  • Once you receive admission to a New Zealand institution, download the New Zealand Scholarships application form and complete all sections.
  • Submit 2 copies of your completed application form, with all attachments and supporting documents (including an Offer of Place) by the deadline to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade via post But applicants from China and Timor-Leste should submit their application to their respective New Zealand Embassy.

Scholarship Open for Students of Following Countries: Applications for New Zealand Development Scholarships are welcomed from the following countries. African Commonwealth countries: Botswana, Cameroon, Ghana, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Rwanda, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Africa – non-Commonwealth countries: Algeria, Angola, Dijbouti, Ethiopia, Egypt, Gambia, Senegal, Tunisia, Zimbabwe, Asia: Mongolia, Nepal, Timor-Leste, Latin America: Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Euador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Mexico, Panama, Paraguay, Uruguay, Venezuela, Caribbean Commonnwealth countries: Antigua & Barbuda, Bahamas, Belize, Dominca, Grenada, Guyana, Jamaica, St Lucia, St Vincent & the Grenadines, and Caribbean non-Commonnwealth countries: Dominican Republic, Haiti, Suriname.

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