New Zealand Development Scholarships:

The New Zealand Development Scholarships (NZDS) offers the opportunity for international students from selected developing countries in Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Carribbean to study in New Zealand to gain knowledge and skills through post-graduate study in specific subject areas that will assist in the development of their home country. The scholarships include tuition fees, travel costs, living allowance, and insurance.

New Zealand ASEAN Scholar Awards:

The New Zealand-ASEAN Scholar Awards are scholarships for international students from Southeast Asian countries who want to pursue postgraduate studies in New Zealand with the intention to help in the development of their home countries. The scholarships include tuition fees, travel costs, living allowance, and insurance.

New Zealand Pacific Scholarships:

New Zealand Pacific Scholarships (NZPS) are available for candidates from selected countries in the Pacific Region (Cook Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Fiji, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Nauru, Niue, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Tuvalu, Vanuatu) and supports both undergraduate and postgraduate study in New Zealand. The scholarships include tuition fees, travel costs, living allowance, and insurance.

New Zealand International Doctoral Scholarships:

The NZIDRS offers scholarships for outstanding international students who wish to undertake PhD study at a New Zealand university. The NZIDRS covers the following for a TOTAL of three years: university tuition fees and associated student levies, an annual living stipend of NZ$25,000 (tax-free), and medical insurance coverage up to NZ$600 annually.

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.

ADB Scholarships at University of Auckland:

The Asian Development Bank-Japan Scholarship Program (ADB-JSP) aims to provide an opportunity for well-qualified citizens of ADB’s developing member countries to undertake postgraduate studies at participating academic institutions in the Asian and Pacific Region. The University of Auckland is a participating institution of the program. The scholarship provides tuition fees, airfare to and from Auckland, basic cost of living in Auckland, health and medical insurance in New Zealand, etc.

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$13,000 stipend per annum and international tuition fees waiver (excludes student services fee and insurance).

Victoria Masters Scholarships:

To encourage postgraduate research at Victoria, the University offers scholarships to students about to begin a full-time, research-focused Master’s degree. The scholarships include a $15,000 stipend plus domestic fees. (International students will be liable to pay the difference between the full international student fee and the domestic fee).

University of Waikato International scholarships:

The University of Waikato offers an exciting new scholarship for international students from selected countries in North America, Latin America, Europe, East Asia, South Asia, Southeast Asia, and Middle East who have demonstrated excellence in their previous studies. The scholarship supports Pre-degree (foundation), Undergraduate or Postgraduate taught programmes and is worth up to NZ$5,000 applied to tuition fees.