Category - New zealand scholarship

University of Otago International Research Master’s Scholarship

University of Otago
Masters Degree

Deadline: 1 Oct 2016
Study in: New Zealand
Course starts 2017

Brief description:

The University of Otago International Master’s Award provides funding to support international Master’s students studying at the University of Otago.   Research Master’s scholarships support students during the thesis part of a research Master’s degree.

Host Institution(s):

University of Otago, New Zealand

Level/Field(s) of study:

Eligible thesis-based Masters Programme under the following divisions: Commerce/School of Business, Health Science, Humanities, Sciences.

Number of Scholarships:

Only 4 – 1 per each division

Target group:

International students

Scholarship value/inclusions:

NZ$13,000 stipend per annum, international tuition fees waiver (excludes student services fee and insurance)

Eligibility:

Applicants must be:

•  obtaining their first Master’s qualification
•  international students
•  undertaking a thesis-based Master’s

Selection is based predominantly on academic merit and the applicant’s potential for research. Due to the limited number of these scholarships, applicants require very good grades to be successful.  The University only recommends applying if your grades in the later years of your degree are at A or A+ level.

Application instructions:

Funding has already been awarded for 2016. If you wish to apply for funding for 2017, please ensure your application has been submitted no later than 1 October 2016.

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

Website:

Official Scholarship Website:  http://www.otago.ac.nz/study/scholarships/database/search/otago014691.html

New Zealand International Doctoral Research Scholarships

New Zealand Government
PhD Degree

Deadline: 30 Aug 2017 (annual)
Study in: New Zealand
Course starts 2017/2018

Brief description:

The NZIDRS, funded by the New Zealand Government and administered by Education New Zealand, provides scholarships for international students to undertake PhD study at a New Zealand university.

Host Institution(s):

New Zealand Universities: AUT University, Lincoln University, Massey University, University of Auckland, University of Canterbury, University of Otago, University of Waikato, Victoria University of Wellington

Level/Field(s) of study:

Relevant PhD Degree Programme in any discipline offered by participating Universities in New Zealand

Number of Scholarships:

About 8 awards

Target group:

International students who are not citizens or permanent residents of New Zealand or Australia.

Scholarship value/inclusions/duration:

The NZIDRS covers the following for a TOTAL of three years: university tuition fees and associated student levies, an annual living stipend of NZ$25,000 (tax-free), and medical insurance coverage up to NZ$600 annually.

Eligibility:

You must meet ALL five eligibility criteria. These criteria are non-negotiable.

  1. You must hold a minimum grade equivalent to a GPA of 3.7 on a 4.0 scale OR an A to A+ average in your most recent or highest post graduate tertiary qualification
  2. You must have a confirmed, non-conditional offer of place for a (direct-start) PhD programme at a New Zealand university
  3. If you have commenced your PhD studies in New Zealand, your start date must be after 1 July 2016
  4. You must conduct your PhD study in New Zealand (not from a distance)
  5. You must not hold citizenship or PR status in New Zealand or Australia.

Application instructions:

Please visit the Study In New Zealand webpage to apply for this scholarship. Deadline is 30 August 2017.

IMPORTANT NOTE: APPLY for the NZIDRS ONLY if you meet ALL eligibility criteria, if you can provide ALL required documents by the deadline, or  if your proposed research clearly aligns with the selection criteria.

It is important to visit the official website (link found below) to download the application form and for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.

Website:

Official Scholarship Website: https://www.studyinnewzealand.govt.nz/how-to-apply/scholarships/501047/new-zealand-international-doctoral-research-scholarships-nzidrs

New Zealand International Doctoral Research Scholarships

New Zealand Government
PhD Degree

Deadline: 30 Aug 2017 (annual)
Study in: New Zealand
Course starts 2017/2018

Brief description:

The NZIDRS, funded by the New Zealand Government and administered by Education New Zealand, provides scholarships for international students to undertake PhD study at a New Zealand university.

Host Institution(s):

New Zealand Universities: AUT University, Lincoln University, Massey University, University of Auckland, University of Canterbury, University of Otago, University of Waikato, Victoria University of Wellington

Level/Field(s) of study:

Relevant PhD Degree Programme in any discipline offered by participating Universities in New Zealand

Number of Scholarships:

About 8 awards

Target group:

International students who are not citizens or permanent residents of New Zealand or Australia.

Scholarship value/inclusions/duration:

The NZIDRS covers the following for a TOTAL of three years: university tuition fees and associated student levies, an annual living stipend of NZ$25,000 (tax-free), and medical insurance coverage up to NZ$600 annually.

Eligibility:

You must meet ALL five eligibility criteria. These criteria are non-negotiable.

  1. You must hold a minimum grade equivalent to a GPA of 3.7 on a 4.0 scale OR an A to A+ average in your most recent or highest post graduate tertiary qualification
  2. You must have a confirmed, non-conditional offer of place for a (direct-start) PhD programme at a New Zealand university
  3. If you have commenced your PhD studies in New Zealand, your start date must be after 1 July 2016
  4. You must conduct your PhD study in New Zealand (not from a distance)
  5. You must not hold citizenship or PR status in New Zealand or Australia.

Application instructions:

Please visit the Study In New Zealand webpage to apply for this scholarship. Deadline is 30 August 2017.

IMPORTANT NOTE: APPLY for the NZIDRS ONLY if you meet ALL eligibility criteria, if you can provide ALL required documents by the deadline, or  if your proposed research clearly aligns with the selection criteria.

It is important to visit the official website (link found below) to download the application form and for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.

Website:

Official Scholarship Website: https://www.studyinnewzealand.govt.nz/how-to-apply/scholarships/501047/new-zealand-international-doctoral-research-scholarships-nzidrs

New Zealand Aid Programme Scholarships for International Students

NZAID
Postgraduate Studies

Deadline: 15/30 March 2017  (annual)
Study in:  New Zealand
Next course starts 2017

Brief description:

The New Zealand Aid Programme offers several different types of scholarship.  There are four types of scholarships for full-time tertiary level study in New Zealand:

Host Institution(s):

Eligible New Zealand universities and institutes of technology.

Levels/Fields of study:

Depending on the country you are from, New Zealand Scholarships are available for the following level of studies: Postgraduate Certificate (6 months), Postgraduate Diploma (1 year), Masters Degree (1 – 2 years) or PhD (up to 3.5 years).

Preferred fields of study are those that are most relevant to the development needs of your country (i.e. renewable energy, agriculture development, disaster risk management, private sector development, public sector development).  Find out the preferred subjects for your country.

Target group:

The scholarships are open to citizens of selected countries in Africa, Asia, Latin America and Carribbean. Please see the complete list of eligible countries.

Scholarship value/inclusions:

The scholarships 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.

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 and have resided in that country for at least the last two years.

• Not a citizen or permanent resident of any the following countries: New Zealand, Australia, Israel, South Korea, Japan, USA, any European Union country, Qatar, United Kingdom, Canada, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates. (Note: This criteria does not apply to people from Niue, Cook Islands, Tokelau who are New Zealand citizens, and it also does not apply to NZ-Samoan dual citizens.)

• Meet the Immigration requirements for a student visa to New Zealand or the Pacific country you will study in (i.e. medical checks, etc.).

• Meet the academic entry requirements (including English language ability) for your preferred programme of study and institution. Refer to the website of your preferred institution to confirm entry requirements.

• Have at least one year full time (two-year’s part time) work experience relevant to your career and/or preferred qualification unless you are applying straight from school or during my first year of tertiary study (for countries offered undergraduate study).

• Intend to return to your home country for a minimum of two years on completion of the scholarship.

For full eligibility details check the eligibility criteria page and take the Online Eligibility Test (not applicable for New Zealand Commonwealth Scholarships).

Application instructions:

Applications can be done online or paper-based depending on your country. Applicants from countries that are eligible for both online or paper-based applications, can apply from 1 February until 15 March 2017 (12pm NZ Time) while applicants from eligible countries that can only apply online can do so from 16 February until 30 March 2017 (12pm NZ Time). For New Zealand Commonwealth scholarships, only paper applications are accepted from 15 February to 30 March 2017.  Read the application schedule to know which countries can apply during which application period.

It is important to visit the country-specific pages and the official website (link found below) to access the online application form and for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.

Website:

Official Scholarship Website:  https://www.mfat.govt.nz/en/aid-and-development/scholarships/types-of-scholarships

Fully-funded: New Zealand International Doctoral Research Scholarships 2017/2018

Brief description: New Zealand International Doctoral Research Scholarships is a New Zealand  Government-enabled scholarship open to all international students who meet the eligibility criteria.

Eligible Countries: International countries

To be taken at (country): New zealand. Recipients can undertake PhD study in any discipline at any of New Zealand eight Universities:
AUT University,
Lincoln University,
Massey University,
University of Auckland,
University of Canterbury,
University of Otago,
University of Waikato,
Victoria University of Wellington.

Eligible Field of Study: Applications are welcomed from eligible candidates undertaking relevant research in any discipline.

About the Award: The New Zealand International Doctoral Research Scholarship (NZIDRS) is a Government funded scholarship, administered by Education New Zealand. The scholarship aims to attract and retain the best international researchers to New Zealand. The scholarship provides full tuition fees and a living stipend for up to 3 years.

The NZIDRS is a prestigious, highly competitive scholarship. It is awarded based on academic excellence and the benefit of the candidate’s proposed research to New Zealand. Recipients of this award will have an academic record placing them within the top 5% of PhD candidates worldwide.

Type: PhD Research Scholarship

Eligibility: In order to apply for the NZIDRS, candidates must meet ALL five eligibility criteria.
These criteria are non-negotiable.

1. Candidate must hold a minimum grade equivalent to a GPA of 3.7 on a 4.0 scale OR an A to A+ average in your most recent or highest post graduate tertiary qualification

2. Candidate must have a confirmed, non-conditional offer of place for a (direct-start) PhD programme at a New Zealand university

3. If candidate has already commenced their PhD studies in New Zealand, their start date must be after 01 July 2015

4. Candidate must conduct their PhD study in New Zealand (not from a distance)

5. Candidate must not hold citizenship or PR status in New Zealand or Australia.

Selection Criteria: The NZIDRS are awarded based on academic excellence and the impact of the PhD research for New Zealand.  Applications must propose research that has a clear, direct and tangible positive effect on:

  • New Zealand’s economy, in terms of international trade and business development in key sectors, OR
  • New Zealand’s population in terms of health and safety, OR
  • Research and scholarship in either of the above two areas

Number of Awardees: Normally 8 awards are made

Value of Scholarship: 

  • New Zealand University annual tuition fees and associated student levies
  • An annual living stipend of NZ$25,000 per year (tax free)
  • Medical insurance coverage up to NZ$600 annually

Duration of Scholarship: The NZIDRS covers the following above for a TOTAL of three years (36 months):

How to Apply:

  1. Download and complete an NZIDRS Application Form (available on the Scholarship Webpage)
  2. Answer all questions by completing all fields and submit your form along with ALL required documents to Education New Zealand.

Visit Scholarship Webpage for details

Application Deadline: 30th August, 2017 for Autumn 2017 admission session

Award Provider: Government of New zealand Ministry of Education.