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New Zealand Aid Programme Scholarships

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ValueInternational tuition fees, $21,580 per year living allowance, travel to and from home country, establishment and other educational allowances
Number offeredVaries
Closing dateVaries - please see funders website for details


The New Zealand Government provides scholarships to citizens of some developing countries to undertake vocational training or tertiary level study in their home country, in New Zealand or in the Pacific region through the New Zealand Aid Programme.

The programme currently offers the following scholarships to candidates of selected developing countries:

  • New Zealand Pacific Scholarships (NZPS)
  • New Zealand Development Scholarships (NZDS)
  • New Zealand ASEAN Scholars awards For applicants from Cambodia, Indonesia, the Philippines, Lao PDR, Burma / Myanmar and Viet Nam
  • Commonwealth Scholarships
  • Short Term Training Awards (STTA)
  • New Zealand Regional Development Scholarships (NZRDS). For applicants from the Cook Islands, Kiribati, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Tuvalu and Vanuatu

Please visit the NZAID programme website for further details.