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New Zealand Fully Funded Scholarships for Undergraduate and Postgraduate Students 2019

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The New Zealand Government offers full tertiary scholarships to eligible undergraduate and postgraduate students from developing countries to study abroad at a New Zealand education institution or university or at a Pacific university.


Applicants should:

  1. Complete the Online Eligibility Questionnaire before applying for a Scholarship.
  2. Be 18 years old or older when scholarship the programe starts. Applicants who are under 40 years of age are preferred.
  3. Be a citizen of (Algeria, Djibouti, Egypt, Jordan, Mauritania or Morocco).
  4. Get a valid student visa before leaving their home country. (Applicants only need to apply for a student visa, if they are offered a New Zealand Scholarship and they accept that offer).
  5. Meet the minimum academic and English requirements for their courses. (Check these requirements in the Academic and English requirements for New Zealand Scholars section)
  6. Contribute to their country's development.
  7. Work experience requirements:

Postgraduate applicants or applicants who finished high school a few years ago ust have the following work experience:

  • One year of full time work experience (i.e. 30 hours or more per week), OR
  • Two years of part-time work experience (i.e. up to 29 hours per week).

Exception for school leavers and first year undergraduate students:
These two types of scholarship applicant do not need work experience:

  • applicants who apply immediately after completing high school, OR
  • applicants who apply during their first year of undergraduate study.

Financial Support

With a full New Zealand Scholarship, scholars receive:

  • Full tuition fees
  • Living allowance (a stipend) of NZ$491 per week. This will help with a scholar’s basic living expenses, but it is not enough to cover the living costs of any family members.
  • An establishment allowance of NZ$3000. This is to help with set-up costs in New Zealand. For example, you can use it for accommodation expenses, text books, or other study materials.
  • Medical insurance when you are in New Zealand
  • Travel to and from your own country. This is for travel from your own country at the start of the scholarship, and for return travel at the end of your scholarship.
  • Travel insurance
  • Travel home during your scholarship (We allow for one or two trips home, depending on the length of your scholarship.)
  • Help with research and thesis costs for many postgraduate students.

Universities that Provide this Scholarship

There are nine approved education institutions that New Zealand Scholars can study at: eight universities and one institute of technology:

Check out the study subjects that are recommended for your country.


Djibouti, Algeria, Egypt, Jordan, Morocco, Mauritania, Tunisia
Country of residence
Djibouti, Algeria, Egypt, Jordan, Morocco, Mauritania, Tunisia
Age Groups
18 -40
Both gender
Cultural Exchange & Languages, Studying

Opportunity Information

Opportunity Targeting
Undergraduate Students, Graduate Students
Full funding
Opportunity Coverage
Tuition fee, Travel costs, Accommodation, Stipend/ Living allowance, Other
Opportunity will take place in
New Zealand
Required Documents
Transcript of Records, Degree Certificate, Language Certificate

Educational Conditions

Required Specialties
All Specialties
Educational Level
High School Diploma
Required Languages
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