They are funded and managed by the New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade (MFAT).
New Zealand Commonwealth ScholarshipsUniversities New Zealand is managing the application and selection process for the New Zealand Commonwealth Scholarships:
- applications in 2016 for tenure from 2017.
Scholarships may be held at one of the eight universities in New Zealand:
- the University of Auckland
- Auckland University of Technology
- Waikato University
- Massey University
- Victoria University of Wellington
- Canterbury University
- Lincoln University
- Otago University
Eligible CountriesAn invitatilon to nominate candidates has been sent to the Nominating Agency in each country eligible to participate in this scholarship programme.
The eligible countries are:
St Vincent and the Grenadines
Papua New Guinea
- Nominating Agencies
Application FormThe application form is available here.
Applicants must send their completed applications to the Nominating Agency for their country, not to Universities NZ or to MFAT.
Information for ApplicantsAspects of the scholarship programme and of the adminstration of the programme are described in the Information for Applicants document available here.
This document is also availble from the Nominating Agencies.
Closing Dates for ApplicationsEach Nominating Agency has been asked to set the closing date for applications for their country.
To find out the closing date for their country applicants should contact their Nominating Agency.
Priority Sectors for StudyScholarships are offered to support priority development sectors.
MFAT has identified the Priority Sectors for Study for scholarships from 2017.
Thay are listed in this document - Priority Sectors for Study.
EnquiriesAll enquiries should be directed to the appropriate Nominating Agency.