We give priority to applicants who choose one of our recommended subjects (called sectors on the application form).

Below we list the study subjects we recommend for each eligible country or region. We suggest you research how your proposed field of study would relate to one of these subjects.

This research will help you complete your scholarship application form. On the application form, you need to describe:

  • how your preferred courses relate to one of our recommended study subjects (Note: These are called sectors on the form.)
  • describe the skills and knowledge you want to gain from your preferred courses
  • describe how these skills and knowledge are important to your country’s development.
  • Pacific: qualifications and recommended subjects

    • Federated States of Micronesia

      You may study at undergraduate or postgraduate level in New Zealand. We recommend these sectors and subjects for eligible students from your country.

      MFAT does not currently support studies towards the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) at Canterbury

      MFAT does not currently support studies towards the Bachelor of Law at Victoria University of Wellington

      Note: These subjects could be useful keywords when you search the course catalogue on each education institution website.

      Climate Change and Resilience

      Climate Change and the Environment
      • Climate change
      • Environmental law
      • Environmental policy and planning
      • Natural resource management
      • Water management
      Disaster Risk Management
      • Civil engineering

      Education

      • Education for learners with special needs
      • Education leadership
      • Education policy and planning
      • Curriculum and assessment
      • Quality assurance
      • Research and evaluation
      • Specialist teaching
      • Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages

      Health

      • Health policy

      • Health leadership and management

      • Health services management

      • Dental technology

      • Dietetics and nutrition

      • Paramedicine public health

      • Sexual health / reproductive health / family planning

      • Pathology

      • Medical Imaging / Radiography

      • Nursing
    • Fiji

      You may only study at postgraduate level in New Zealand. We recommend these sectors and subjects for eligible students from your country.

      Previously we have supported a Bachelor of Veterinary Technology at Massey University; however this academic programme has been suspended from academic year 2020 indefinitely and is therefore not available in the application round for 2020.

      Note: These subjects could be useful keywords when you search the course catalogue on each education institution website.

      Climate Change and Resilience

      Climate Change and the Environment
      • Climate change
      • Environmental law
      • Water management
      • Natural resource management
      Disaster Risk Management
      • Civil engineering
      • Resilience and disaster management
      • Emergency management
      • Engineering
      • Geology
      • Geophysics
      • Geotechnical engineering
      • Architecture
      • Town planning
      • Surveying
      Food Security and Agriculture
      • Farm management
      • Food technology
      • Horticulture
      • Supply chain management
      • Biosecurity

      Good Governance

      Governance
      • Governance
      • Government services: Public policy (Health, Education), Public management, Public financial management
      • International relations
      • Human resource management
      Law and Justice
      • Criminal justice
      • Criminology
      • Human rights
      • International law
      • Gender

      Economic Resilience and Private Sector

      Economic Resilience and Private Sector
      • Commerce
      Information Communications Technology
      • Cybersecurity
      Fisheries
      • Fisheries Management

      Health

      • Sport and recreation management
      • Mental health (Counselling, Psychology, Psychiatry)
      • Speech and language therapy
    • Kiribati

      You may study at undergraduate or postgraduate level in New Zealand or at a Pacific university. We recommend these sectors and subjects for eligible students from your country.

      MFAT does not currently support studies towards the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) at Canterbury University.

      MFAT does not currently support studies towards the Bachelor of Law at Victoria University of Wellington

      Note: These subjects could be useful keywords when you search the course catalogue on each education institution website.

      Climate Change and Resilience

      Climate Change and the Environment
      • Climate change
      • Environmental law
      • Water management
      • Natural resource management
      Disaster Risk Management
      • Civil engineering
      • Disaster management
      • Emergency management
      • Engineering
      • Geology
      • Geophysics
      • Geotechnical engineering
      Renewable Energy
      • Distribution systems and technologies
      • Solar and wind energy

      Good Governance

      Governance
      • Governance
      • Government services: Public policy (especially Energy, Environmental, Health, Education), Public management, Public financial management
      • International relations

      Education

      • Education for learners with special needs
      • Education leadership
      • Education policy and planning
      • Curriculum and assessment
      • Quality assurance
      • Research and evaluation
      • Specialist teaching
      • Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages

      Health

      • Health leadership and management
      • Health services management
      • Nursing
      • Medicine (Study in the Pacific only)
      • Pharmacy (Study in the Pacific only)
      • Physiotherapy (Study in the Pacific only)
      • Medical laboratory science (Study in the Pacific only)
      • Dietetics and nutrition
      • Paramedicine Public Health
      • Sexual health / reproductive health / family planning
      • Pathology
      • Medical Imaging / Radiography
      • Dentistry (Study in the Pacific only)
      • Dental Technology

      Economic Resilience and Private Sector

      Fisheries
      • Aquaculture
      • Fisheries management
      Tourism
      • Airport management
      • Hospitality
      • Hotel and tourism management
    • Marshall Islands

      You may study at undergraduate or postgraduate level in New Zealand. We recommend these sectors and subjects for eligible students from your country.

      MFAT does not currently support studies towards the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) at Canterbury University.

      MFAT does not currently support studies towards the Bachelor of Law at Victoria University of Wellington

      Note: These subjects could be useful keywords when you search the course catalogue on each education institution website.

      Climate Change and Resilience

      Climate Change and the Environment
      • Climate change
      • Environmental law
      • Environmental policy and planning
      • Natural resource management
      • Water management
      Disaster Risk Management
      • Civil engineering

      Education

      • Education for learners with special needs
      • Education leadership
      • Education policy and planning
      • Curriculum and assessment
      • Quality assurance
      • Research and evaluation
      • Specialist teaching
      • Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages

      Health

      • Health policy

      • Health leadership and management

      • Health services management

      • Dental technology

      • Dietetics and nutrition

      • Paramedicine public health

      • Sexual health / reproductive health / family planning

      • Pathology

      • Medical Imaging / Radiography

      • Nursing

    • Nauru

      You may study at undergraduate or postgraduate level in New Zealand. We recommend these sectors and subjects for eligible students from your country.

      MFAT does not currently support studies towards the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) at Canterbury University.

      MFAT does not currently support studies towards the Bachelor of Law at Victoria University of Wellington

      Note: These subjects could be useful keywords when you search the course catalogue on each education institution website.

      Climate Change and Resilience

      Climate Change and the Environment
      • Climate change
      • Environmental law
      • Environmental policy and planning
      • Natural resource management
      • Water management
      Disaster Risk Management
      • Civil engineering

      Education

      • Education for learners with special needs
      • Education leadership
      • Education policy and planning
      • Curriculum and assessment
      • Quality assurance
      • Research and evaluation
      • Specialist teaching
      • Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages

      Health

      • Health policy

      • Health leadership and management

      • Health services management

      • Dental Technology

      • Dietetics and nutrition

      • Paramedicine

      • Public health

      • Sexual health / reproductive health / family planning

      • Physiotherapy

      • Pathology

      • Medical Imaging / Radiography

    • Niue

      You may study at undergraduate or postgraduate level in New Zealand or at a Pacific university. We recommend these sectors and subjects for eligible students from your country.

      Under the ‘Economic resilience and private sector’ area, preference will be given to applicants interested in developing particular capabilities rather than generalist management and business administration.

      MFAT does not currently support studies towards the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) at Canterbury University.

      MFAT does not currently support studies towards the Bachelor of Law at Victoria University of Wellington

      Note: These subjects could be useful keywords when you search the course catalogue on each education institution website.

      Climate Change and Resilience

      Climate Change and the Environment
      • Environmental management
      • Conservation management
      • Natural resource management
      • Environmental law
      • Water management
      Disaster Risk Management
      • Disaster management
      • Engineering
      • Civil engineering
      • Engineering technology
      • Infrastructure construction
      Renewable Energy
      • Solar energy
      • Energy management
      • Geology
      Food Security and Agriculture
      • Food technology
      • Supply chain management
      • Horticulture

      Good Governance

      Governance
      • Governance
      • Government Services: Public policy, Public management, Public financial management
      • International relations
      • Leadership
      • Economics
      • Accounting
      Law and Justice
      • Law
      • Human rights
      • Communications
      • Journalism and media studies

      Education

      • Initial Teacher Education: Early Childhood Education, Primary teaching, Secondary teaching
      • Education policy and planning
      • Curriculum and assessment
      • Research and evaluation
      • Quality assurance
      • Education leadership
      • Specialist teaching (including postgraduate diploma in teaching)
      • Education for learners with special needs
      • Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages

      Health

      • Dental technology
      • Nursing
      • Pharmacy (Study in the Pacific only)
      • Physiotherapy (Study in the Pacific only)
      • Radiology
      • Paramedicine
      • Public health
      • Dietetics and nutrition
      • Sport and recreation management

      Economic Resilience and Private Sector

      Economic Resilience and Private Sector
      • Marketing
      • Business
      • Commerce
      Information Communications Technology
      • Information communications technology
      Tourism
      • Hotel and tourism management
      • Hospitality
      • Aviation management
      Fisheries
      • Aquaculture
      • Fisheries management
    • Palau

      You may study at undergraduate or postgraduate level in New Zealand. We recommend these sectors and subjects for eligible students from your country.

      MFAT does not currently support studies towards the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) at Canterbury University.

      MFAT does not currently support studies towards the Bachelor of Law at Victoria University of Wellington

      Note: These subjects could be useful keywords when you search the course catalogue on each education institution website.

      Climate Change and Resilience

      Climate Change and the Environment
      • Climate change
      • Environmental law
      • Environmental policy and planning
      • Natural resource management
      • Water management
      Disaster Risk Management
      • Civil engineering

      Education

      • Education for learners with special needs
      • Education leadership
      • Education policy and planning
      • Curriculum and assessment
      • Quality assurance
      • Research and evaluation
      • Specialist teaching
      • Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages

      Health

      • Health policy

      • Health leadership and management

      • Health services management

      • Dental technology

      • Dietetics and nutrition

      • Paramedicine public health

      • Sexual health / reproductive health / family planning

      • Pathology

      • Medical Imaging / Radiography

      • Nursing

    • Papua New Guinea

      You may study at undergraduate or postgraduate level in New Zealand. We recommend these sectors and subjects for eligible students from your country.

      Under the ‘Economic resilience and private sector’ area, preference will be given to applicants interested in developing particular capabilities rather than generalist management and business administration

      MFAT does not currently support studies towards the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) at Canterbury University

      MFAT does not currently support studies towards the Bachelor of Law at Victoria University of Wellington

      Note: These subjects could be useful keywords when you search the course catalogue on each education institution website.

      Climate Change and Resilience

      Climate Change and the Environment
      • Environmental management
      • Rural development
      • Water management
      • Natural resource management
      Disaster Risk Management
      • Civil engineering
      • Engineering technology
      • Geology
      • Geophysics
      • Infrastructure construction
      Food Security and Agriculture
      • Agricultural science
      • Agribusiness
      • Agricultural commerce
      • Agricultural technology
      • Veterinary science (Postgraduate level only)
      Renewable energy
      • Energy distribution systems and technologies
      • Solar, hydroelectric, geothermal and wind energy

      Good Governance

      Governance
      • Governance
      • Government services: Public Policy (especially Energy, Environmental, Health, Education)
      • Public management
      • Public financial management
      • International relations
      • Accounting
      • International law
      Law and Justice
      • Master of Laws
      • Gender
      • Human rights
      • Criminal justice
      • Criminology
      • Legislative drafting

      Education (Postgraduate level only)

      • Education policy and planning
      • Curriculum and assessment
      • Research and evaluation
      • Quality assurance
      • Education leadership
      • Specialist teaching
      • Education for learners with special needs
      • Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages

      Health (Postgraduate level only)

      • Health leadership and management
      • Health services management
      • Dietetics and nutrition
      • Paramedicine
      • Public health
      • Sexual health / reproductive health / family planning
      • Pathology
      • Medical imaging / Radiography

      Economic Resilience and Private Sector

      Economic Resilience and Private Sector
      • Marketing
      • Business
      Information Communications Technology
      • Software engineering
      • Networks and security
    • Samoa

      You may study at undergraduate or postgraduate level in New Zealand or at a Pacific university. We recommend these sectors and subjects for eligible students from your country.

      Under the ‘Economic resilience and private sector’ area, preference will be given to applicants interested in developing particular capabilities rather than generalist management and business administration.

      MFAT does not currently support studies towards the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) at Canterbury University.

      MFAT does not currently support studies towards the Bachelor of Law at Victoria University of Wellington

      Note: These subjects could be useful keywords when you search the course catalogue on each education institution website.

      Climate Change and Resilience

      Climate Change and the Environment
      • Rural Development
      Disaster Risk Management
      • Engineering
      • Civil engineering
      • Engineering technology
      • Resilience and disaster risk management
      Food Security and Agriculture
      • Agricultural science
      • Biosecurity
      • Farm management
      • Supply chain management
      • Food technology
      • Veterinary science (Postgraduate level only)
      Renewable Energy
      • Energy distribution systems and technologies
      • Energy management
      • Energy policy
      • Hydroelectric, solar and wind energy

      Good Governance

      Governance
      • Governance
      • Government services: Public Policy (especially Energy, Environmental, Health, Education)
      • Public management
      • Public financial management
      • International relations
      • E-government
      • International law
      • Accounting
      Law and Justice
      • Gender
      • Human rights
      • Criminal justice
      • Criminology
      • International law
      • Forensics
      • Intellectual property (Postgraduate level only)
      • Patent law (Postgraduate level only)
      • Maritime law (Postgraduate level only)
      • Commercial law (Postgraduate level only)
      • Trade law (Postgraduate level only)

      Education

      • Education policy and planning
      • Curriculum and assessment
      • Research and evaluation
      • Quality assurance
      • Education leadership
      • Specialist teaching
      • Education for learners with special needs
      • Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages
      • Early Childhood Education

      Health

      • Health leadership and management
      • Health services management
      • Nursing
      • Medicine
      • Dentistry (Study in the Pacific only)
      • Dental technology
      • Dietetics and nutrition
      • Paramedicine public health
      • Sexual health / reproductive health / family planning
      • Pharmacy
      • Physiotherapy
      • Pathology
      • Medical Imaging / Radiography
      • Medical laboratory science

      Economic Resilience and Private Sector

      Economic Resilience and Private Sector
      • Marketing
      • Business
      Information Communications Technology
      • Software engineering
      • Networks and security
      • Cyber security
      Tourism
      • Hotel and tourism management
      • Hospitality
      • Aviation management
      Fisheries
      • Fisheries management
    • Solomon Islands

      You may study at undergraduate or postgraduate level in New Zealand or at a Pacific university. We recommend these sectors and subjects for eligible students from your country.

      Under the ‘Economic resilience and private sector’ area, preference will be given to applicants interested in developing particular capabilities rather than generalist management and business administration.

      MFAT does not currently support studies towards the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) at Canterbury University.

      MFAT does not currently support studies towards the Bachelor of Law at Victoria University of Wellington

      A maximum of 10% of scholarships awarded each year will be for PhD studies.

      Note: These subjects could be useful keywords when you search the course catalogue on each education institution website.

      Climate Change and Resilience

      Climate Change and the Environment
      • Environmental management
      • Environmental policy and planning
      • Environmental law
      • Natural resource management
      • Rural development
      • Water management
      • Forestry
      Disaster Risk Management
      • Civil engineering
      • Structural engineering
      • Geotechnical engineering
      • Electrical and electronic engineering
      • Engineering technology
      • Architecture
      • Geology
      • Geophysics
      • Infrastructure construction
      • Emergency management
      • Disaster management
      Food Security and Agriculture
      • Agribusiness
      • Agricultural commerce
      • Agricultural technology
      • Farm management
      • Food technology
      • Horticulture
      • Supply chain management
      • Veterinary science (Postgraduate only)
      • Biosecurity
      Renewable energy
      • Energy distribution systems and technologies
      • Solar, hydroelectric, geothermal and wind energy

      Good Governance

      Governance
      • Governance
      • Government services: Public policy (especially Energy, Environmental, Health, Education)
      • Public management
      • Public financial management
      • Economics
      • Audit
      • Statistics
      • International relations

      Education

      • Education policy and planning
      • Curriculum and assessment
      • Research and evaluation
      • Quality assurance
      • Education leadership
      • Specialist teaching
      • Education for learners with special needs
      • Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages

      Health

      • Health leadership and management
      • Health services management
      • Nursing
      • Medicine (Study in the Pacific only)
      • Dentistry (Study in the Pacific only)
      • Dental technology
      • Dietetics and nutrition
      • Paramedicine
      • Public health
      • Sexual health / reproductive health / family planning
      • Pathology
      • Pharmacy (Study in the Pacific only)
      • Physiotherapy (Study in the Pacific only)
      • Medical Imaging / Radiography
      • Social work
      • Medical laboratory science (Study in the Pacific only)

      Economic Resilience and Private Sector

      Economic Resilience and Private Sector
      • Commerce
      Information and Communications Technology
      • Software engineering
      • Networks and security
      Tourism
      • Tourism
      • Hotel and tourism management
      • Hospitality
      • Aviation management
      Fisheries
      • Aqauculture
      • Fisheries management
    • Tonga

      You may study at undergraduate or postgraduate level in New Zealand or at a Pacific university. We recommend these sectors and subjects for eligible students from your country.

      Under the ‘Economic resilience and private sector’ area, preference will be given to applicants interested in developing particular capabilities rather than generalist management and business administration.

      MFAT does not currently support studies towards the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) at Canterbury University.

      MFAT does not currently support studies towards the Bachelor of Law at Victoria University of Wellington

      There will be a preference for undergraduate or masters-level study for tertiary scholarships. A maximum of two PhDs scholarships will be awarded each year.

      In the area of ‘law and justice’ we will not be prioritising applications for LLB or LLM studies.

      Note: These subjects could be useful keywords when you search the course catalogue on each education institution website.

      Climate Change and Resilience

      Climate Change and the Environment
      • Climate change
      • Environmental management
      • Environmental policy and planning
      • Environmental science
      • Rural development
      • Water management
      • Natural resource management
      • Geographic information systems
      Disaster Risk Management
      • Geology
      • Geophysics
      • Geotechnical engineering
      • Emergency management
      • Disaster management
      Food Security and Agriculture
      • Biosecurity
      • Farm management
      • Food technology
      • Horticulture
      • Agribusiness
      • Soil science
      • Supply chain management
      • Biotechnology
      • Biochemical engineering
      Renewable Energy
      • Energy distribution systems and technologies
      • Solar and wind energy

      Good Governance

      Governance
      • Governance
      • Government services: Public financial management
      • Human resource management
      • International relations
      • E-government
      • Statistics
      • International law
      • Communications
      • Journalism and media studies
      Law and Justice
      • Criminal justice
      • Criminology
      • Human rights
      • Legislative drafting
      • Conflict resolution
      • Maritime law (Postgraduate level only)
      • Environmental law (Postgraduate level only)
      • International law (Postgraduate level only)

      Education

      • Education policy and planning
      • Curriculum and assessment
      • Research and evaluation
      • Quality Assurance
      • Education leadership
      • Specialist teaching (information technology, mathematics and science)
      • Education for learners with special needs
      • Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages

      Health

      • Health leadership and management
      • Health services management
      • Dental technology
      • Dietetics and nutrition
      • Public health
      • Physiotherapy (Study in the Pacific only)
      • Pathology
      • Medical imaging / Radiography
      • Medical laboratory science (Study in the Pacific only)
      • Biomedical engineering
      • Biomedical science

      Economic Resilience and Private Sector

      Economic Resilience and Private Sector
      • Marketing
      Information and Communications Technology
      • Cyber security
      • Software engineering
      • Network engineering
      • Computer science
      Fisheries
      • Fisheries management
      • Aquaculture
    • Tuvalu

      You may study at undergraduate or postgraduate level in New Zealand or at a Pacific university. We recommend these sectors and subjects for eligible students from your country.

      Under the ‘Economic resilience and private sector’ area, preference will be given to applicants interested in developing particular capabilities rather than generalist management and business administration

      MFAT does not currently support studies towards the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) at Canterbury University

      MFAT does not currently support studies towards the Bachelor of Law at Victoria University of Wellington

      Note: These subjects could be useful keywords when you search the course catalogue on each education institution website.

      Climate Change and Resilience

      Climate Change and the Environment
      • Environmental law
      • Environmental policy and planning
      • Water management
      • Natural resource management
      Disaster Risk Management
      • Engineering
      • Civil engineering
      • Geology
      • Geotechnical engineering
      • Emergency management
      • Disaster management
      Food Security and Agriculture
      • Post-harvest processing
      • Food storage and packaging
      • Food safety
      Renewable Energy
      • Energy distribution systems and technologies
      • Solar, hydroelectric and wind energy

      Good Governance

      Governance
      • Governance
      • Government services: Public policy (especially Energy, Environmental, Health, Education), Public management, Public financial management
      • Economics
      • International relations

      Education

      • Education policy and planning
      • Curriculum and assessment
      • Research and evaluation
      • Quality assurance
      • Education leadership
      • Specialist teaching
      • Education for learners with special needs
      • Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages

      Health

      • Health leadership and management
      • Health services management
      • Nursing
      • Medicine (Study in the Pacific only)
      • Dentistry (Study in the Pacific only)
      • Dental technology
      • Dietetics and nutrition
      • Paramedicine public health
      • Sexual health / reproductive health / family planning
      • Pathology
      • Pharmacy (Study in the Pacific only)
      • Physiotherapy (Study in the Pacific only)
      • Medical laboratory science (Study in the Pacific only)
      • Medical imaging / Radiography

      Economic Resilience and Private Sector

      Economic Resilience and Private Sector
      • Commerce
      Fisheries
      • Aquaculture
      • Fisheries
    • Vanuatu

      You may study at undergraduate or postgraduate level in New Zealand or at a Pacific university. We recommend these sectors and subjects for eligible students from your country.

      We encourage applications from the outer islands.

      We strongly encourage applicants who are interested in studying water engineering.

      Under the ‘Economic resilience and private sector’ area, preference will be given to applicants interested in developing particular capabilities rather than generalist management and business administration.

      MFAT does not currently support studies towards the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) at Canterbury University.

      MFAT does not currently support studies towards the Bachelor of Law at Victoria University of Wellington

      Note: These subjects could be useful keywords when you search the course catalogue on each education institution website.

      Climate Change and Resilience

      Climate Change and the Environment
      • Water management
      • Natural resource management
      • Forestry
      • Environmental science
      • Engineering
      • Civil engineering
      • Geology
      • Geophysics
      • Geotechnical engineering
      Disaster Risk Management
      • Volcanology
      • Emergency management
      • Disaster management
      • Meteorology
      Food Security and Agriculture
      • Agricultural science
      • Biosecurity
      • Horticulture
      • Supply chain management

      Good Governance

      Governance
      • Government services: Public policy, Public financial management, Public sector administration and management, procurement
      Law and Justice
      • Criminal justice
      • Criminology
      • Gender
      • Human rights

      Education

      • Education policy and planning
      • Curriculum and assessment
      • Research and evaluation
      • Quality assurance
      • Education leadership
      • Specialist teaching (Information technology, mathematics and science)
      • Education for learners with special needs
      • Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages
      • Educational leadership: Teaching education and teacher training

      Health

      • Nurse educators
      • Nursing
      • Mental health
      • Specialised Health Profession (e.g. Paediatrics, Emergency medicine, Gynaecologist, Mental health, Radiologist). Postgraduate level only

      Economic Resilience and Private Sector

      Tourism
      • Aviation engineering
      • Air Traffic Control
      • Tourism management
  • Asia: qualifications and recommended subjects

    • Cambodia

      You may study at postgraduate level in New Zealand. We recommend these sectors and subjects for eligible students from your country.

      A maximum of 10% of scholarships awarded each year will be for PhD studies

      Scholars applying for PhD studies must be eligible for direct entry i.e. We will not support English Language training for prospective PhD candidates

      Note: These subjects could be useful keywords when you search the course catalogue on each education institution website.

      Climate Change and Resilience

      Climate Change and the Environment
      • Climate change
      • Climate change science
      • Environmental policy and planning
      • Environmental law
      • Civil engineering
      • Water management
      • Natural resource management
      Disaster Risk Management
      • Disaster management
      • Emergency management
      • Geology
      • Geotechnical engineering
      Food Security and Agriculture
      • Agribusiness
      • Agricultural science
      • Agricultural technology
      • Aquaculture
      • Farm management
      • Food technology
      • Supply chain management
      Renewable Energy
      • Energy distribution systems and technologies
      • Energy management
      • Energy policy
      • Geothermal, hydroelectric, hydrothermal, solar and wind energy

      Good Governance

      Governance
      • Government Services: Public policy, Public service management, Public health, Public financial management
      • E-Government
      • Economics (must be currently employed within the Government sector)
      • Accounting (must be currently employed within the Government sector)
      • International Relations (must be currently employed within the Government sector)

      Education

      • Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages
    • Indonesia

      You may study at postgraduate level in New Zealand. We recommend these sectors and subjects for eligible students from your country.

      For Indonesia, we will also apply a geographic preference for Eastern Indonesia. We give affirmative action to candidates from:

      Papua, West Papua, West Nusa Tenggara, East Nusa Tenggara, North Maluku and Maluku provinces

      Papua, Papua Barat, Nusu Tenggara Barat, Nusu Tenggara Timur, Maluku Utara and Maluku provinces

       

      Scholars applying for PhD studies must be eligible for direct entry i.e. We will not support English Language training for prospective PhD candidates

      Note: These subjects could be useful keywords when you search the course catalogue on each education institution website.

      Climate Change and Resilience

      Climate Change and the Environment
      • Climate change
      • Climate change science
      • Environmental policy and planning
      • Environmental law
      • Civil engineering
      • Water management
      • Natural resource management
      Disaster Risk Management
      • Disaster management
      • Emergency management
      • Geology
      • Geotechnical engineering
      Food Security and Agriculture
      • Agribusiness
      • Agricultural science
      • Agricultural technology
      • Aquaculture
      • Farm management
      • Food technology
      • Supply chain management
      • Biosecurity
      Renewable Energy
      • Energy distribution systems and technologies
      • Energy management
      • Energy policy
      • Geothermal, hydroelectric, hydrothermal, solar and wind energy

      Good Governance

      Governance
      • Government Services: Public policy, Public service management
      • E-Government
      • Human rights
      • Peace and conflict studies
      • HR management (must be currently employed within the Government sector)
      • International law (must be currently employed within the Government sector)
      • International relations (must be currently employed within the Government sector)
      • Cyber security (must be currently employed within the Government sector)
    • Jordan

      You may study at postgraduate level in New Zealand. We recommend these sectors and subjects for eligible students from your country.

      A maximum of 10% of scholarships awarded each year will be for PhD studies.

      Note: These subjects could be useful keywords when you search the course catalogue on each education institution website.

      Climate Change and Resilience

      Climate Change and the Environment
      • Climate change
      • Climate change science
      • Natural resource management
      • Rural development
      • Water management
      Disaster Risk Management
      • Disaster management
      • Emergency management
      • Geology
      • Geotechnical engineering
      Food Security and Agriculture
      • Agricultural science
      • Farm management
      • Horticulture
      • Biosecurity
      • Agricultural technology
      • Agribusiness
      • Agricommerce
      • Food technology
      • Supply chain management
      Renewable Energy
      • Solar, hydro-electric and wind energy
      • Energy engineering
      • Renewable energy distribution systems
      • Energy economics
      • Energy efficiency
      • Energy sector reforms and management
      • Public policy, administration, finance, or governance in the field of renewable energy
    • Lao PDR

      You may study at postgraduate level in New Zealand. We recommend these sectors and subjects for eligible students from your country.

      A maximum of 10% of scholarships awarded each year will be for PhD studies

      Scholars applying for PhD studies must be eligible for direct entry i.e. We will not support English Language training for prospective PhD candidates

      Note: These subjects could be useful keywords when you search the course catalogue on each education institution website.

      Climate Change and Resilience

      Climate Change and the Environment
      • Climate change
      • Climate change science
      • Environmental policy and planning
      • Environmental law
      • Civil engineering
      • Water management
      • Natural resource management
      Disaster Risk Management
      • Disaster management
      • Emergency management
      • Geology
      • Geotechnical engineering
      • Civil and construction engineering
      Food Security and Agriculture
      • Agribusiness
      • Agricultural science
      • Agricultural technology
      • Aquaculture
      • Farm management
      • Food technology
      • Supply chain management
      • Biosecurity
      • Nutrition
      Renewable Energy
      • Energy distribution systems and technologies
      • Energy management
      • Energy policy
      • Geothermal, hydroelectric, hydrothermal, solar and wind energy

      Good Governance

      Governance
      • Government Services: Public policy, Public service management, Public health, Public financial management
      • E-Government
      • Economics (must be currently employed within the Government sector)
      • Accounting (must be currently employed within the Government sector)
      • International relations (must be currently employed within the Government sector)

      Education

      • Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages
    • Malaysia

      You may study at postgraduate level in New Zealand. We recommend these sectors and subjects for eligible students from your country.

      Preference will be given to applicants seeking to develop skills and capabilities in the areas of food security and agriculture, good governance and renewable energy.

      Note: These subjects could be useful keywords when you search the course catalogue on each education institution website.

      Climate Change and Resilience

      Climate Change and the Environment
      • Climate change
      • Climate change science
      • Environmental policy and planning
      • Environmental law
      • Civil engineering
      • Water management
      • Natural resource management
      Disaster Risk Management
      • Disaster management
      • Emergency management
      • Geology
      • Geotechnical engineering
      Food Security and Agriculture
      • Agribusiness
      • Agricultural science
      • Agricultural technology
      • Aquaculture
      • Farm management
      • Food technology
      • Supply chain management
      Renewable Energy
      • Energy distribution systems and technologies
      • Energy management
      • Energy policy
      • Geothermal, hydroelectric, hydrothermal, solar and wind energy

      Good Governance

      Governance
      • Government Services: Public policy, Public service management
    • Mongolia

      You may study at postgraduate level in New Zealand. We recommend these sectors and subjects for eligible students from your country.

      Note: These subjects could be useful keywords when you search the course catalogue on each education institution website.

      Climate Change and Resilience

      Climate Change and the Environment
      • Climate change
      • Climate change science
      • Natural resource management
      • Rural development
      • Water management
      Disaster Risk Management
      • Disaster management
      • Emergency management
      • Geology
      • Geotechnical engineering
      Food Security and Agriculture
      • Agricultural science
      • Farm management
      • Horticulture
      • Biosecurity
      • Agricultural technology
      • Agribusiness
      • Agricommerce
      • Food technology
      • Supply chain management
      Renewable Energy
      • Solar, hydro-electric and wind energy
      • Energy engineering
      • Renewable energy distribution systems
      • Energy economics
      • Energy efficiency
      • Energy sector reforms and management

      Good Governance

      Governance
      • Public sector auditing
      • Governance
      • Public financial management
      • Public management
      • Public policy
      • Statistics
    • Myanmar

      You may study at postgraduate level in New Zealand. We recommend these sectors and subjects for eligible students from your country.

      A maximum of 10% of scholarships awarded each year will be for PhD studies

      Scholars applying for PhD studies must be eligible for direct entry i.e. We will not support English Language training for prospective PhD candidates

      Note: These subjects could be useful keywords when you search the course catalogue on each education institution website.

      Climate Change and Resilience

      Climate Change and the Environment
      • Climate change
      • Climate change science
      • Environmental policy and planning
      • Environmental law
      • Civil engineering
      • Water management
      • Natural resource management
      Disaster Risk Management
      • Disaster management
      • Emergency management
      • Geology
      • Geotechnical engineering
      Food Security and Agriculture
      • Agribusiness
      • Agricultural science
      • Agricultural technology
      • Aquaculture
      • Farm management
      • Food technology
      • Supply chain management
      • Fisheries management
      Renewable Energy
      • Energy distribution systems and technologies
      • Energy management
      • Energy policy
      • Geothermal, hydroelectric, hydrothermal, solar and wind energy

      Good Governance

      Governance
      • Government Services: Public policy, Public service management
      • Conflict resolution and peace studies

      Education

      • Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages
    • Nepal

      You may study at postgraduate level in New Zealand. We recommend these sectors and subjects for eligible students from your country.

      Note: These subjects could be useful keywords when you search the course catalogue on each education institution website.

      Climate Change and Resilience

      Climate Change and the Environment
      • Climate change
      • Climate change science
      • Natural resource management
      Disaster Risk Management
      • Disaster management
      • Emergency management
      • Geology
      • Geotechnical engineering
      Food Security and Agriculture
      • Agricultural science
      • Farm management
      • Horticulture
      • Biosecurity
      • Agricultural technology
      • Agribusiness
      • Agricommerce
      • Aquaculture
      • Food technology
      • Supply chain management
      Renewable Energy
      • Solar, hydro-electric and wind energy
      • Energy distribution systems and technologies
      • Energy engineering
      • Energy economics
      • Energy efficiency
      • Energy sector reforms and management

      Good Governance

      Governance
      • Public sector auditing
      • Governance
      • Public financial management
      • Public policy
      • Statistics
    • Philippines

      You may study at postgraduate level in New Zealand. We recommend these sectors and subjects for eligible students from your country.

      We generally receive a small number of applications from scholars in the Mindanao and the Visayas. To encourage applications from these provinces long term residence in any of them will be a preference factor this year.

      Master's level study is preferred. A maximum of 10% of scholarships awarded each year will be for PhD studies.

      Note: These subjects could be useful keywords when you search the course catalogue on each education institution website.

      Climate Change and Resilience

      Climate Change and the Environment
      • Climate change
      • Climate change science
      • Environmental policy and planning
      • Environmental law
      • Civil engineering
      • Water management
      • Natural resource management
      Disaster Risk Management
      • Disaster management
      • Emergency management
      • Geology
      • Geotechnical engineering
      Food Security and Agriculture
      • Agribusiness
      • Agricultural science
      • Agricultural technology
      • Aquaculture
      • Farm management
      • Food technology
      • Supply chain management
      Renewable Energy
      • Energy distribution systems and technologies
      • Energy management
      • Energy policy
      • Geothermal, hydroelectric, hydrothermal, solar and wind energy

      Good Governance

      Governance
      • Government Services: Public policy, Public service management
      • Peace and conflict studies
      • Indigenous studies
    • Thailand

      You may study at postgraduate level in New Zealand. We recommend these sectors and subjects for eligible students from your country.

      Preference will be given to applicants seeking to develop skills and capabilities in the areas of food security and agriculture, good governance and renewable energy.

      Only one PhD will be awarded each year.

      Note: These subjects could be useful keywords when you search the course catalogue on each education institution website.

      Climate Change and Resilience

      Climate Change and the Environment
      • Climate change
      • Climate change science
      • Environmental policy and planning
      • Environmental law
      • Civil engineering
      • Water management
      • Natural resource management
      Disaster Risk Management
      • Disaster management
      • Emergency management
      • Geology
      • Geotechnical engineering
      Food Security and Agriculture
      • Agribusiness
      • Agricultural science
      • Agricultural technology
      • Aquaculture
      • Farm management
      • Food technology
      • Supply chain management
      Renewable Energy
      • Energy distribution systems and technologies
      • Energy management
      • Energy policy
      • Geothermal, hydroelectric, hydrothermal, solar and wind energy

      Good Governance

      Governance
      • Government Services: Public policy, Public service management
      • International relations (must be currently employed within the Government sector)
    • Timor-Leste

      You may study at undergraduate or postgraduate level in New Zealand. We recommend these sectors and subjects for eligible students from your country.

      Note: These subjects could be useful keywords when you search the course catalogue on each education institution website.

      Climate Change and Resilience

      Climate Change and the Environment
      • Natural resource management
      • Water management
      • Marine conservation
      Disaster Risk Management

      Postgraduate only

      • Emergency management
      • Disaster management
      Food Security and Agriculture

      Undergraduate and Postgraduate

      • Agricultural science
      • Farm management
      • Horticulture
      • Fisheries and aquaculture
      • Veterinary sciences (livestock focus, postgraduate only)
      • Agricultural technology
      • Agribusiness
      • Agricommerce
      • Food technology
      • Supply chain management
      • Nutrition

      Good Governance

      Governance

      Postgraduate only

      • Governance
      • Government services: Public policy, Public management, Public financial management, Health: Public Health (postgraduate, non-clinical only), Health management
      • Auditing
      • Statistics
      • Local government
      • E-government
      • Human resource management
      Law and Justice

      Postgraduate only

      • Security Policy
      • Gender
      • Human rights
      • Media and journalism studies

      Education

      Education

      Postgraduate only

      • Education policy and planning
      • Curriculum and assessment
      • Quality assurance
      • Research and evaluation
      • Education leadership
      • Specialist teaching
      • Education for learners with special needs
      • Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages

      Economic Resilience and Private Sector

      Economic Resilience and Private Sector

      Undergraduate or Postgraduate

      • Entrepreneurship
      • Small business management
      • Commerce
      • Accounting
      • Business innovation
      • Marketing
      Information Communications Technology

      Undergraduate or Postgraduate

      • Software engineering
      • Network engineering
      • Cybersecurity
      • Computer science
      Tourism
      • Tourism
    • Viet Nam

      You may study at postgraduate level in New Zealand. We recommend these sectors and subjects for eligible students from your country.

      A maximum of 10% of scholarships awarded each year will be for PhD studies.

      Note: These subjects could be useful keywords when you search the course catalogue on each education institution website.

      Climate Change and Resilience

      Climate Change and the Environment
      • Climate change
      • Climate change science
      • Environmental policy and planning
      • Environmental law
      • Civil engineering
      • Water management
      • Natural resource management
      Disaster Risk Management
      • Disaster management
      • Emergency management
      • Geology
      • Geotechnical engineering
      Food Security and Agriculture
      • Agribusiness
      • Agricultural science
      • Agricultural technology
      • Aquaculture
      • Farm management
      • Food technology
      • Supply chain management
      Renewable Energy
      • Energy distribution systems and technologies
      • Energy management
      • Energy policy
      • Geothermal, hydroelectric, hydrothermal, solar and wind energy

      Good Governance

      Governance
      • Government Services: Public policy, Public service management
  • Africa: qualifications and recommended subjects

    You may study at postgraduate level in New Zealand. We recommend these sectors and subjects for eligible students from your country.

    Master's level study is preferred. A maximum of 10% of scholarships awarded each year will be for PhD studies.

    For Governance related topics, preference will be given to applicants who are currently or were in the past five years employed in the public service.

    Note: These subjects could be useful keywords when you search the course catalogue on each education institution website.

    Climate Change and Resilience

    Food Security and Agriculture
    • Agribusiness
    • Farm management
    • Agricommerce
    • Agricultural technology
    • Dairy systems
    • Agriculture or horticulture management
    • Rural development
    • Supply chain management
    Renewable Energy
    • Geothermal, solar, hydro-electric and wind energy
    • Energy engineering
    • Renewable energy distribution systems and technologies
    • Market reform and sector management, including Energy Economics
    • Energy efficiency

    Good Governance

    Governance
    • Government, Public policy, Public management, Policy and governance
  • Caribbean: qualifications and recommended subjects

    You may study at postgraduate level in New Zealand. We recommend these sectors and subjects for eligible students from your country.

    Note: These subjects could be useful keywords when you search the course catalogue on each education institution website.

    Climate Change and Resilience

    Climate Change and the Environment
    • Climate change
    • Climate change science
    • Natural resource management
    • Water management
    • Forestry
    Food Security and Agriculture
    • Agricultural science

    • Farm management

    • Horticulture

    • Veterinary

    • Fisheries and aquaculture

    • Biosecurity

    • Agricultural technology

    • Agribusiness

    • Agricommerce

    • Food technology

    • Supply chain management

    Renewable Energy
    • Energy policy
    • Energy management
    • Energy distribution systems and technologies
    • Solar, hydrothermal, hydro-electric, geothermal and wind energy
    Disaster Risk Management
    • Disaster management
    • Emergency management
    • Geology
    • Geotechnical engineering
    Governance related to the above subjects

    Governance, public policy, public management, or public financial management, directly related to one of the above climate and resilience subjects.

  • Latin America: qualifications and recommended subjects

    You may study at postgraduate level in New Zealand. We recommend these sectors and subjects for eligible students from your country.

    Note: These subjects could be useful keywords when you search the course catalogue on each education institution website.

    Climate change and Resilience

    Climate Change and the Environment
    • Climate change
    • Climate change science
    • Natural resource management
    • Rural development
    • Water management
    Disaster Risk Management
    • Disaster management
    • Emergency management
    • Geology
    • Geotechnical engineering
    Food Security and Agriculture
    • Agricultural science
    • Farm management
    • Horticulture
    • Veterinary
    • Biosecurity
    • Agricultural technology
    • Agribusiness
    • Agricommerce
    • Food technology
    • Supply chain management
    Renewable Energy
    • Energy policy
    • Energy management
    • Energy distribution systems and technologies
    • Solar, hydrothermal, hydro-electric, geothermal and wind energy
    Governance related to the above subjects

    Governance, public policy, public management, or public financial management, directly related to one of the above climate change and resilience subjects.

  • Commonwealth: qualifications and recommended subjects

    For eligible Commonwealth countries not listed below, see above for the recommended qualifications and subjects.

    Applicants from the Pacific please note that NZ Commonwealth Scholarships are only available for postgraduate study.

    • Cook Islands

      You may study at postgraduate level in New Zealand. We recommend these sectors and subjects for eligible students from your country.

      Applicants from the Pacific please note that NZ Commonwealth Scholarships are only available for postgraduate study.

      Note: These subjects could be useful keywords when you search the course catalogue on each education institution website.

      Climate Change and Resilience

      Climate Change and the Environment
      • Natural resource management
      • Rural development
      • Climate change science
      Renewable Energy
      • Solar and Wind Energy
      • Renewable Energy Distribution Systems
      • Market reform and sector management including Energy Economics
      • Energy Efficiency
      Food Security and Agriculture
      • Agricultural science
      • Farm management
      • Horticulture
      • Biosecurity
      • Agricultural technology
      • Agribusiness
      • Agricommerce
      • Food technology
      • Supply chain management
      • Veterinary

      Good Governance

      Governance
      • Governance
      • Government services: Public policy (especially Energy, Environmental, Health, Education), Public management, Public financial management
      • International relations
      Education
      • Education for learners with special needs
      • Education leadership
      • Education policy and planning
      • Curriculum and assessment
      • Quality assurance
      • Research and evaluation
      • Specialist teaching
      Health
      • Health leadership and management
      • Health services management
      • Nursing
      • Medicine
      • Pharmacy
      • Physiotherapy
      • Medical laboratory science
      • Dietetics and nutrition
      • Paramedicine Public Health
      • Sexual health / reproductive health / family planning
      • Pathology
      • Medical Imaging / Radiography
      • Dentistry
      • Dental Technology

      Economic Resilience

      Economic Resilience and Private Sector
      • Marketing
      • Commerce
      • Business
      Information Communications Technology
      • Cybersecurity 
      Fisheries
      • Aquaculture
      • Fisheries management
      Tourism
      • Tourism
      • Eco-tourism
      • Hotel and tourism management
      • Hospitality
      • Aviation management
    • Bangladesh, India, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka

      You may study at postgraduate level in New Zealand. We recommend these sectors and subjects for eligible students from your country.

      Note: These subjects could be useful keywords when you search the course catalogue on each education institution website.

      Climate Change and Resilience

      Climate Change and the Environment
      • Climate change
      • Climate change science
      • Natural resource management
      • Rural development
      • Water management
      Disaster Risk Management
      • Disaster management
      • Emergency management
      • Geology
      • Geotechnical engineering
      Food Security and Agriculture
      • Agricultural science
      • Farm management
      • Horticulture
      • Biosecurity
      • Agricultural technology
      • Agribusiness
      • Agricommerce
      • Food technology
      • Supply chain management
      Renewable Energy
      • Solar, hydro-electric and wind energy
      • Energy engineering
      • Renewable energy distribution systems
      • Energy economics
      • Energy efficiency
      • Energy sector reforms and management

      Good Governance

      Governance
      • Public sector auditing
      • Governance
      • Public financial management
      • Public management
      • Public Policy
      • Statistics

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