The New Zealand Aid Programme offers PhD scholarships to people from Brunei.

Applications open in early 2018 for tertiary study beginning early 2019. Read Application dates for more information.


Scholarships available

The following scholarship types are available. Follow the links below for more information about the particular scholarship type.

New Zealand ASEAN Scholarships 


Candidates must meet all the New Zealand Scholarships eligibility criteria. Note: there are differing criteria for different scholarships.

Read the full eligibility criteria

Terms and conditions for other New Zealand ASEAN Scholars Awards or New Zealand Scholarships do not apply.

Priority sectors

We want scholars who are interested in studying subjects that can improve the social and economic development of your country. We’ve chosen priority sectors that can help your country and that New Zealand has expertise in.

If you can show that your study is connected to any of these sectors, you are more likely to be selected.

These are the priority sectors:

Regional integration

Sustainable development

The New Zealand Aid Programme offers PhD scholarships in the above fields for study at Victoria University of Wellington (external link)

Selection Preferences

We are guided by both the Priority Sectors (above) and Selection Preferences when shortlisting candidates. 

Make sure you understand our Selection Preferences.

Contact us

We get many enquiries that can be answered by reading the extensive information on our website. For example, see Eligibility, How to Apply or Frequently asked questions.

For questions which are not answered by the information on this website, submit an online enquiry here (external link).

Regional Contact (New Zealand)
Scholarships Office
Victoria University of Wellington
10 Kelburn Parade
Wellington 6012
New Zealand
Phone: +64 4 463 5113 or +64 4 463 5557
Web: (external link)