The New Zealand Aid Programme offers scholarships to people from Niue who are motivated to make a difference at home.
Applications open in early 2018 for tertiary study beginning early 2019. Read Application dates for more information.
The following scholarship types are available. Follow the links below for more information about the particular scholarship type.
Candidates must meet all the New Zealand Scholarships eligibility criteria.
Read the full eligibility criteria.
We want scholars who are interested in studying subjects that can improve the social and economic development of their country. We have 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:
Economic development and private sector development
- Business/private sector management and leadership, small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) development, entrepreneurship, marketing, accountancy, information technology
- Economics/ applied economics, business finance, commerce
- Tourism - Ecotourism, tourism management, tourism planning, tourism marketing, hospitality
Infrastructure and engineering
- Trades training: electrical, plumbing, mechanical relating to infrastructure, energy, transport /road construction, communications and hospitality
- Civil engineering
- Solar, hydro-electric and wind energy, energy engineering and renewable energy distribution systems,
- Market reform and sector management, including energy economics and energy efficiency
- Public policy, administration, finance, or governance in the above areas
- Dental technology
- Early childhood, primary and secondary education, disability and special education
- Education administration, education management and leadership, education planning and curriculum development, assessment and evaluation, education planning, education research, special education, teacher training and upskilling
Public sector management
- Public administration, public policy and management, public sector leadership and governance, human resource capacity development, information management
- Public financial management, government budgeting, public sector auditing, statistics, demography, political science, social policy, trade policy
Read the What You Can Study page to see examples of qualifications for these subjects.
We are guided by both the Priority Sectors (above) and Selection Preferences when shortlisting candidates.
Make sure you understand our Selection Preferences. For Niue the following additional preferences apply:
- Under the ‘Private sector development’ 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
For questions which are not answered by the information on this website, submit an online enquiry here (external link).
New Zealand High Commission
PO Box 78