International students who want to study at AUTMinistry of Foreign Affairs and Trade New Zealand (MFAT)
A number of scholarships are available to assist international students to study in New Zealand through the NZAID programme.
Scholarships are available to citizens from selected developing countries to undertake tertiary level study in New Zealand.
The purpose of MFAT’s scholarships schemes is to enhance the skills, training and knowledge of selected individuals and thereby build capacity to contribute to the sustainable development of key areas in their home country.
Amount awarded: various
Closing date: various
Visit the MFAT website
New Zealand International Doctoral Research Scholarships
Funded by the New Zealand Government and administered by Education New Zealand, the New Zealand International Doctoral Research Scholarships offer a significant educational opportunity. The scholarships provide financial support for students from designated countries undertaking doctoral degrees by research in New Zealand universities. Scholarships are awarded on the basis of academic merit. Applications close on 15th July each year.
Visit the New Zealand Educated website
Domestic students who want to study overseas
Universities New Zealand Scholarships
Universities New Zealand -Te Pōkai Tara - lists scholarships many of which fund postgraduate study overseas. These scholarships are funded from contributions from charitable trusts, individuals, governments and industry. The currently handle about 40 different scholarship schemes. Details are available from the Universities New Zealand website
There are other useful sources of information about funding study abroad and a number of these are listed below:
- The Ministry of Education, Science, Sports and Culture (Monbukagakusho) of the Government of Japan offers scholarships to foreign students who wish to study at Japanese universities. Japanese Government (Monbukagakusho:MEXT) Scholarships
Last updated: 18-Jul-2014 1.58pm
The information on this page was correct at time of publication. For a comprehensive overview of AUT qualifications, please refer to the Academic Calendar.