Postgraduate Scholarships in New Zealand

On Wednesday, April 16th, 2014
New Zealand Development Scholarships for Postgraduate Study in New Zealand

Applications are invited from nationals of Kenya to undertake full-time postgraduate studies (for Postgraduate Certificates, Diplomas or Masters Degrees) at Universities in New Zealand commencing in early 2015, funded by the New Zealand Government. 

The scholarships will cover air travel, full tuition fees, an establishment allowance, and a living allowance to cover day to day costs in New Zealand. Applicants may also be entitled to return travel to their home country to see dependant family members under the Reunion Airfare Entitlement.

The NZDS scheme aims to strengthen sustainable economic development in Africa by contributing to human resource development particularly: agriculture development and renewable energy

The New Zealand Scholarships Application form and further details can be found at
Please complete 2 New Zealand Scholarship application forms and post them to the New Zealand education institution of the applicant’s choice. 
It is recommended that you apply before 30 April 2014. Attach copies of current curriculum vitae, notarised/certified copies of university certificates, transcripts, 2 academic reference letters and one work reference letter, together with each application. 
All application forms must be completed in English and failure to do so will lead to automatic disqualification and supporting documents must be translated into English by an accredited translator. 
A 500 word statement summary in English stating reasons for wishing to undertake postgraduate training in New Zealand and how the postgraduate training being sought will benefit your country must also be provided.
Any queries should be referred in the first instance to the New Zealand Aid Programme Manager:
New Zealand High Commission
Private Bag X27
Brooklyn Square Pretoria,
0075, RSA
Email: [email protected]
Applications received by each New Zealand education institution by the published close-off dates will be assessed by the New Zealand Government and short listed candidates may be required to undergo a telephone interview. 
All candidates will be informed of the outcome of their application by October 2014. If offered a New Zealand Development Scholarship, travel to New Zealand is subject to a visa being issued by Immigration New Zealand.
Posted in Scholarship
Displaying 2 Comments
Have Your Say

  1. phoebe akinyi obara says:

    i would wish to be sponsered

  2. Maurice Awiti says:

    The application duration was such a short One.I wish you could add applicants a few more days to avoid last hour rush.

Displaying 2 Comments
Have Your Say

Leave a comment

XHTML: You can use these tags: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong>