NZIDRS: Scholarships for International students

Posted: May 19, 2017 in Jul-Sept Deadline, New Zealand, PhD
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NZIDRS: Applications are accepted for the 2017 Round of the New Zealand International Doctoral Research Scholarship (NZIDRS). NZIDRS is a Government funded scholarship program of New Zealand.

Type: For talented international researchers. The scholarship provides full tuition fees & a living stipend for upto 3 years.

Scholarship Value

NZIDRS covers the following for a TOTAL of 3 years (36 months):

  1. Annual tuition fees and associated student levies
  2. Annual living stipend of NZ$25,000 per year (tax free)
  3. Medical insurance coverage up to NZ$600 annually

Who Can Apply?

Eligibility Criteria

  1. Hold a min. grade equivalent to a GPA of 3.7 on a 4.0 scale OR an A to A+ average in most recent or highest post-graduate tertiary qualification
  2. Must have a confirmed, non-conditional offer of place for a (direct-start) PhD program at the mentioned New Zealand university
  3. Applicant must conduct your PhD study in New Zealand (not from a distance)
  4. Must not hold citizenship or PR status in New Zealand or Australia.

Approved Universities

Recipients can undertake PhD study at any of New Zealand’s 8

  1. UniversitiesAUT University,
  2. Lincoln University,
  3. Massey University,
  4. University of Auckland,
  5. University of Canterbury,
  6. University of Otago,
  7. University of Waikato,
  8. Victoria University of Wellington.

Last date: 30th August 2017

How to Apply

  • Download and complete an NZIDRS Application Form (available below)
  • Answer all questions by completing all fields and submit your form along with ALL required documents to Education New Zealand. Applications must be received by 30th August 2017.
——Quick Overview———
Organization New Zealand International Doctoral Research Scholarship
Level PhD
Country New Zealand
Subject areas All disciplines covered by the mentioned universities
Salary Fee waivers, Stipend and other expenses
Eligibility Masters degree; International students
Deadline 30th August 2017
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