New Zealand Scholarships for Kiribati students
Kiribati receives the Zealand Government funded scholarship every year. The Scholarship is called New Zealand Pacific Scholalrships. Students from Kiribati are given study opportunities to study in New Zealand University through this scholarships. Kiribati students who are interested in this scholarships can apply.
Overview of New Zealand Government Funded Scholarships
There are different types of New Zealand Government Scholarship offered to Kiribati students .
The first one is the New Zealand Pacific Scholarships (NZPS): These scholarships are available for both undergraduate and postgraduate students from Kiribati to study in New Zealand. NZPS applications are due by 31 May of each year (please note there is a pre-applicaition process).
The second one is the New Zealand Regional Development Scholarships (NZRDS). These scholarships are available for both undergraduate and postgraduate study at a Pacific based tertiary institution. NZRDS applications are due by 31 May of each year (please note there is a pre-application process).
The third one is the Short Term Training Awards (STTA): These scholarships are available for vocational and skills-based training in New Zealand for a period of less than one year. STTA applications can be made at any time of the year.
New Zealand offer this scholarships in Kiribati's development priority areas. These includes:
Economic development including economics, marketing, management, money and finance, resource management, engineering, planning, agriculture, forestry and environmental studies
Education including education administration, curriculum development, teacher education, assessment and evaluation
Governance including public policy and administration, financial management, economics, auditing, monitoring and evaluation, social policy, social work and community development.
Under this Scholarship, Kiribati students can study to obtain the following qualifications.
Diploma (1-2 years)
Bachelor (3-4 years)
Postgraduate Certificate (6 months)
Postgraduate Diploma (1 year)
Masters (research and/or coursework) (1-2 years)
Doctoral (PhD) (3.5-4 years)
New Zealand Government Scholarships
Related Scholarships for Kiribati.
Kiribati also benefit from aid donor funded scholarships.
How to apply
This scholarship are usually published in the local media beginning of every year.
If you require further information, contact the following personel. For further information on NZPS, please contact:
New Zealand High Commission
PO Box 53 Bairiki, Tarawa
Tel: +686 21400 Fax: +686 21402
For further information on STTA, please contact:
Public Service Office
Tel: +686 21128 Fax: +686 21143