New Zealand University Scholarships

Scholarships for international students in New Zealand

SI-New Zealand can help international students interested in studying in New Zealand secure scholarships, bursaries and funding. Our close relationship with New Zealand universities, combined with our online resources, means all deserving applicants can find the right scholarship to benefit their future.

Below is a small example of the scholarships available to international students studying in New Zealand.

New Zealand International Doctoral Research Scholarships (NZIDRS)

The NZIDRS, funded by the New Zealand government, is specifically designed for Indian students who aspire to pursue a PhD in New Zealand. This prestigious scholarship covers university tuition fees, student levies, a generous living stipend of up to NZD25,000 per year, and three-year comprehensive health insurance coverage.

New Zealand Commonwealth Scholarships

The New Zealand Commonwealth Scholarships are an excellent opportunity for Indian students seeking master's or PhD in New Zealand. These scholarships cover tuition fees, living expenses at a rate of NZD491 per week, a setup allowance of NZD3,000, and comprehensive medical and travel insurance. Funded by the New Zealand government, these scholarships promote individual growth and facilitate the development of students' home countries through higher education.

Manaaki New Zealand Scholarships

The New Zealand Government offers Manaaki New Zealand Scholarships to eligible citizens from developing countries. These scholarships provide opportunities for undergraduate and postgraduate study opportunities at New Zealand education institutions, universities, or Pacific universities. Additionally, short-term training scholarships are available for Pacific and Timor-Leste citizens, providing skills training and work experience. Another set of short-term training scholarships is offered to citizens from Southeast Asian countries and Timor-Leste.

New Zealand Excellence Awards (NZEA)

The NZEA scholarships, funded by Education New Zealand (ENZ) and New Zealand's universities, present a wonderful avenue for Indian students pursuing undergraduate and postgraduate programs. These scholarships provide financial support, with a value of NZD5,000 for postgraduate courses and NZD10,000 for undergraduate courses. The NZEA scholarships aim to attract academically talented Indian students to study in New Zealand, fostering strong academic and cultural connections between the two nations.

SEG Scholarship

The SEG Scholarship, funded by the Soshi Educational Group, focuses on promoting the study of geophysics and related geosciences. Indian students passionate about these fields can apply for this scholarship, which offers three distinct categories: Scholarship A, Scholarship B, and SEG Scholarship C. Scholarship A provides an annual amount of NZD 7,000, Scholarship B offers NZD 5,000 annually, and SEG Scholarship C provides NZD 3,000 annually. The scholarship duration is one year, providing valuable support to Indian students pursuing studies in geophysics and geosciences.

Palmerston North City Mayor's Goodwill Ambassador Scholarship

Sponsored by the City Council of Palmerston North, the Palmerston North City Mayor's Goodwill Ambassador Scholarship is dedicated to supporting international students, including those from India, in career-based undergraduate and postgraduate courses. This scholarship provides NZD 1,000 towards the first year's tuition fees, encouraging Indian students to choose Palmerston North as their study destination and providing invaluable support throughout their educational journey.

New Zealand University Scholarship Search

Are you looking for a scholarship, grant or bursary to help fund your studies in New Zealand? Search available funding for international students in New Zealand below. If you have any questions you'd like answered, please arrange a free consultation with SI-New Zealand's application experts today.


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