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

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


The terms and conditions of the awards are the same as for other doctoral awards offered by Victoria University. 

Find out about eligibility at Victoria University for ASEAN scholarships (external link)

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)


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

Make sure you understand our Selection Preferences.

How to apply

The applications and selection process for New Zealand ASEAN Scholarships – Singapore is managed directly by Victoria University of Wellington.

Find out how to apply (external link)


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)