Getting a scholarship is competitive in New Zealand. Below are the three of the most popular scholarships given by the New Zealand government to international students wanting to study in New Zealand.
New Zealand International Doctoral Research Scholarships
This scholarship is for the international students who wish to pursue PhD in New Zealand. The recipients get their tuition fee covered. Also, they get tax-free $25,000 NZ allowance per year for three years. Medical insurance of $600 NZ is also awarded. To get this award, you must have a GPA of 3.7 in your postgraduate studies and must have initiated your PhD studies at a New Zealand University. This award is not given to Australians or citizens from New Zealand. About 8 of these awards are given on an annual basis.
New Zealand Development Scholarships
This scholarship is managed by the New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade and is funded by the New Zealand Aid Program and it. Any international student wanting to pursue postgraduate study in New Zealand can apply for this scholarship.
New Zealand Scholarships for international tertiary students
This Scholarship is provided to a handful of countries from Asia and some other countries in other continent. It is provided to a student who is intending to study Postgraduate Certificate, Postgraduate Diploma, Master’s Degree or PhD.