Do you want to study in the New Zealand for free? The New Zealand Government and some New Zealand Universities provide a number of scholarships for international students who wants to study in New Zealand. To help you, scholars4dev.com prepared a list of top New Zealand International Scholarships.
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New Zealand International Scholarships
The New Zealand Government offers full tertiary scholarships for eligible international students to study full-time at a New Zealand education institution or a Pacific university. The scholarships are open to citizens of selected countries in the Pacific, Africa, Asia, Latin America, Carribbean as well as Commonwealth countries. The scholarships include full tuition fees, a living allowance (NZ$491 per week), an establishment allowance (NZ$3000), medical insurance when you are in New Zealand, travel to and from your own country and New Zealand at the start and end of your scholarship, travel insurance, travel home during your scholarship (one or two trips home are allowed, depending on the length of your scholarship), and help with research and thesis costs for many postgraduate students.
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UC International First Year Scholarships
The University of Canterbury offers the UC International First Year Scholarship to top-achieving international students commencing an undergraduate degree programme at the University. The scholarship is currently awarded with values of $10,000, $15,000 or $20,000.
University of Auckland International Student Excellence Scholarship
The University of Auckland International Student Excellence Scholarship is being made available for new International undergraduate and postgraduate students who are applying to study taught PGDip or Masters of 120 points or more, or who are applying to study undergraduate degrees (with overseas secondary or post-secondary qualifications). Studies can be in any subject. The main purpose of the Scholarship is to attract new international students of high caliber to enroll in undergraduate or postgraduate taught study of 1 year or more at the University of Auckland. Up to 50 Scholarships will be awarded bi-annually (depending on whether the candidate is commencing studies in Semester 1 or Semester 2), with each scholarship valued at up to $10,000, for postgraduate and undergraduate study.
See also ADB Scholarships at University of Auckland
Tongarewa Scholarship at Victoria University of Wellington
The Victoria University of Wellington is making available the Tongarewa Scholarship to celebrate the University’s commitment to its international student community. Eligible applicants are those either entering their first year of an undergraduate degree or entering a postgraduate degree programme at Victoria University of Wellington. Recipients are expected to act as Ambassadors for Victoria University of Wellington and participate in appropriate events or marketing if requested. There are up to 10 scholarships of NZ$10,000 for Bachelors and Masters degrees and up to 9 scholarships of NZ$5,000 for Masters degrees only.
See also Wellington Master’s by Thesis Scholarship and Wellington Doctoral Scholarships
University of Otago International Research Masters Scholarships
The University of Otago International Master’s Award provides funding to support international students who are undertaking a thesis-based Masters Degree at the University of Otago. The scholarship includes NZ$15,000 stipend per annum plus a tuition fee waiver for 1 year capped at the domestic rate for Master’s study (excludes student services fee and insurance).
See also University of Otago Doctoral Scholarships
University of Waikato International Excellence Scholarships
The scholarships are for talented international students who demonstrate excellent academic achievement and the potential to become global ambassadors for the University of Waikato. Applicants must be intending to enrol at the University of Waikato for the first time in either an undergraduate or postgraduate degree. The scholarship is worth up to NZ$10,000 applied to tuition fees.