Commonwealth Scholarships

Applications for the 2018 New Zealand Commonwealth Scholarship are open to Malaysians from the 15 February – 30 March 2017. 

New Zealand Scholarships are prestigious scholarships for international students from developing countries to study in New Zealand. Our scholarships foster and build potential leaders, as well as equip individuals with skills and knowledge to benefit your country.  

Applications should be submitted to the below Nominating Agency, and not the High Commission.  

The Director General
Public Service Department of Malaysia
Human Capital Development Division
Level 3, Block C2, Complex C
Federal Government Administrative Centre
62510 Putrajaya

Telephone: 03 8885 3546 / 3433 / 3571

For further details, please visit our Scholarships pages.

Note: Universities New Zealand used to manage the application and selection process for the New Zealand Commonwealth Scholarships. This is now under the management of the Scholarships Unit (GDS).

ASEAN Scholarships

Applications for the 2018 NZ-ASEAN Scholarship are also open from 16 February – 30 March 2017.

A New Zealand Scholarship will empower you with the knowledge, skills and qualifications to contribute to your country's prosperity, security and sustainable growth. The New Zealand Government, through the New Zealand Aid Programme, provides scholarships to people from developing countries to undertake studies within priority areas at a tertiary education institution in New Zealand.  

Malaysia-specific information, including eligibility and how to apply, can be found here.

More information about studying in New Zealand is here (external link).