New Zealand International Scholarships
The New Zealand Government offers full tertiary scholarships for eligible international students to study full-time at a New Zealand education institution or a Pacific university. The scholarships are open to citizens of selected countries in the Pacific, Africa, Asia, Latin America, Carribbean as well as Commonwealth countries. The scholarships include full tuition fees, a living allowance (NZ$491 per week), an establishment allowance (NZ$3000), medical insurance when you are in New Zealand, travel to and from your own country and New Zealand at the start and end of your scholarship, travel insurance, travel home during your scholarship (one or two trips home are allowed, depending on the length of your scholarship), and help with research and thesis costs for many postgraduate students.
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New Zealand University Scholarships
UC International First Year Scholarships
The University of Canterbury offers the UC International First Year Scholarship to top-achieving international students commencing an undergraduate degree programme at the University. The scholarship is currently awarded with values of $10,000, $15,000 or $20,000.
ADB Scholarships at University of Auckland
The Asian Development Bank-Japan Scholarship Program (ADB-JSP) aims to provide an opportunity for well-qualified citizens of ADB’s developing member countries to undertake postgraduate studies at participating academic institutions in the Asian and Pacific Region. The University of Auckland is a participating institution of the program. The scholarship provides tuition fees, airfare to and from Auckland, basic cost of living in Auckland, health and medical insurance in New Zealand, etc.
University of Otago International Research Masters Scholarships
The University of Otago International Master’s Award provides funding to support international students who are undertaking a thesis-based Masters Degree at the University of Otago. The scholarship includes NZ$15,000 stipend per annum plus a tuition fee waiver for 1 year capped at the domestic rate for Master’s study (excludes student services fee and insurance).
Victoria Masters Scholarships
To encourage postgraduate research at Victoria, the University offers scholarships to students about to begin a full-time, research-focused Master’s degree. The scholarships include a $15,000 stipend plus domestic fees. (International students will be liable to pay the difference between the full international student fee and the domestic fee).
University of Waikato International Excellence Scholarships
The scholarships are for talented international students who demonstrate excellent academic achievement and the potential to become global ambassadors for the University of Waikato. Applicants must be intending to enrol at the University of Waikato for the first time in either an undergraduate or postgraduate degree. The scholarship is worth up to NZ$10,000 applied to tuition fees.