AUT - International scholarships


International scholarships

Following are scholarship sources  for domestic students who want to study overseas and below this for international students who wish to study at AUT.

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:

Fulbright New Zealand

Overseas Research Students Awards Scheme


British Council

Swiss Government Excellence Scholarship Scheme 

 The Embassy of Japan in New Zealand

The Japanese Embassy has announced the following fellowship/scholarship programmes:

Taiwan Foundation for Democracy - International Visiting Fellowship

International Visiting Fellows may reside in Taiwan to complete an independent research or study project for anywhere between several weeks to 1 year, depending on the nature of the tasks involved. This fellowship is designed for practitioners devoted to the promotion and building of democracy and human rights.

Applications for the International Visiting Fellowship will be reviewed on a rolling basis. However, applications must be submitted at least 2 months before the proposed beginning of the fellowship.

You can get more information and an application form from the Scholarships Office.

International students who want to study at AUT

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade 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

Last updated: 21 Jan 2014 8:45am

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