New Zealand Commonwealth Scholarships are available to citizens of these countries in the Commonwealth:

Eligible Commonwealth countries:

 

Africa

Botswana, Cameroon, Eswatini, Ghana, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia.

Caribbean

Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Guyana, Jamaica, St Lucia, St Vincent and the Grenadines.

Asia

Bangladesh, India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Malaysia.

Pacific

Cook Islands, Fiji, Kiribati, Nauru, Niue, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Tuvalu, Vanuatu.

Levels of study available:

You can study these qualifications at one of eleven New Zealand universities and education institutions:

  • Postgraduate Certificate (6 months)
  • Postgraduate Diploma (1 year)
  • Master’s Degree (1-2 years)
  • PhD (up to 3.5 years)

We only accept applications from eligible countries

If your country is not on this page, you can research scholarships from other New Zealand organisations (external link)