Kia ora! New Zealand Scholarships build potential leaders. Our scholars leave with a world-class education, lifelong friendships and vital skills to strengthen their careers and home countries.

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Why study in New Zealand?

A New Zealand Scholarship will change and enrich your life. Hear from our scholars why they love studying in New Zealand on scholarship.

Types of New Zealand Scholarships

The New Zealand Government offers New Zealand Scholarships including full academic scholarships and short term training scholarships for workers to gain work skills, English skills and workplace experience.

The New Zealand Government offers New Zealand Scholarships to eligible citizens of developing countries. We offer full scholarships for undergraduate and postgraduate academic study in New Zealand and in the Pacific. We also offer short term training scholarships for eligible workers to gain work skills, English skills and work experience. 

On this website, you can find out who is eligible to apply, and about the scholarship application and selection process. This website also describes what subjects you can study at which approved education institutions and universities in New Zealand and in the Pacific.

Between the application opening and closing dates, applicants can access the relevant scholarship application form

International tertiary scholars can also learn what financial support they will get from a full scholarship and about the conditions of their academic scholarship. They can find links to the student visa application and how to apply for admission to an approved education institution or university.