New Zealand Scholarship For International Students | Study In New Zealand 2023.
Manaaki New Zealand Scholarship experience from developing
your mind and your career, to enjoying the relaxed Kiwi lifestyle and culture,
has the potential to shape your life in the most enriching ways.
We are sure that securing a Manaaki New Zealand
Scholarship and studying abroad in New Zealand will be one of the best things
you ever do. Watch the video to find out what our scholars say about studying
on a full government scholarship in New Zealand:
Ø Host Country:
Ø Study Abroad: Study in Europe
Ø Category: Undergraduate Scholarships | Postgraduate Scholarships | Masters Scholarships | PhD Scholarships
Ø Eligible Countries:
All Developing Countries
Full Scholarship | NZ$531 Weekly Stipends | Travel Allowance |
February 28, 2023
Our scholars tell us they love studying and living in
New Zealand. Come and join them, and experience these benefits:
will gain a world-class education and better career prospects: All New Zealand
universities are in the top 3% of universities worldwide by QS World
University Rankings(external link).
will gain leadership skills and practical skills to share with your country:
Your study programme will relate to your country’s human resource and
development needs. After your study, you will return home to make a positive
difference in your home country.
will feel welcome in New Zealand’s multi-cultural society that proudly
celebrates its bicultural heritage. Around 15% of Kiwis are indigenous Māori,
12% are Asian and 7.5% are Pacific Islanders.
To be considered for the Scholarship, you must:
apply for a Manaaki New Zealand Scholarship, you must be 18 years old or older
when you start your scholarship. This means if you are 17 years of age when you
apply, you must have your 18th birthday before you start your scholarship in
scholarship applicants must meet both the academic entry requirements and the
English language requirements determined by each education institution.
scholarship applicants and applicants who finished high school more than 3
years ago, must have relevant work experience. Work experience can be
paid, unpaid or voluntary, and must meet the following criteria:
year of full-time work experience (i.e. 30 hours or more per week), OR
years of part-time work experience (i.e. up to 29 hours per week).
We accept test scores from these four English
competency testing systems
(the International English Language Testing System) OR
(the Test of English as a Foreign Language) OR
Academic (the Pearson Test of English Academic) OR
Academic English (advanced).
Scholarship Duration and Reward
With a full Manaaki New Zealand Scholarship, scholars
studying in New Zealand receive:
allowance (a stipend) of NZ$531 per week. This will help with a scholar’s basic
living expenses. If you commence your study programme online in your home
country, your stipend will be adjusted to reflect the difference in living
costs around the world.
establishment allowance of NZ$3000. This is to help with set-up costs in New
Zealand. For example, you can use it for accommodation expenses, text books, or
other study materials.
insurance when you are in New Zealand.
costs up to the value of NZ$1000, to assist with the cost of additional
tutoring while you are studying if needed.
to and from your own country. This is for travel from your own country at the
start of the scholarship, and for return travel at the end of your scholarship.
home during your scholarship. Scholars studying over 1.6 years are entitled to
travel home to visit family. We usually allow for one or two trips, depending
on the length of your scholarship. However, this is subject to border settings
and other restrictions.
isolation and quarantine (MIQ): This is no longer required when entering New
Zealand. We will provide support towards costs of MIQ upon return to your home
country, if this is mandatory and your home government does not already cover
for the costs of COVID-19 vaccinations if required by your study country or
transit country, and for the costs of any COVID-19 pre-departure tests. Please
note: costs will not be reimbursed for dependent family members.
Scholars will need to meet the requirements stipulated by national governments
and/or airlines with regard to the type of COVID-19 vaccination and COVID-19
pre-departure test deemed acceptable. MFAT will only cover costs if a charge is
occurred and a receipt
allowance of NZ$1000. This is to help with set-up costs upon your return to
your home country.
with research and thesis costs for many postgraduate students.
We use these guidelines to select applicants with very
good character, ethics and abilities.
In general, we want scholars with these attributes:
have a strong academic ability.
show commitment to the social and economic development of their country.
are 39 years or younger when the scholarship starts.
choose courses that align with our recommended subjects.
want to encourage positive relations with New Zealand now and in the future.
are seeking to undertake a qualification that progresses on from their highest
Method of Application
The scholarship application process differs depending
on which country or region you are from.
The 2023 tertiary Manaaki New Zealand Scholarships
application portal will open midnight 1 February 2023 and close
midday 28 February 2023 for all eligible countries and regions.
Use the link below to apply