New Zealand-ASEAN Scholar Awards

Postgraduate Studies

Deadline: 30 April 2016 (annual)
Study in: New Zealand
Course starts 2016

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The New Zealand-ASEAN Scholar Awards are scholarships for international students from Southeast Asian countries who wants to pursue postgraduate studies in New Zealand with the intention to help in the development of their home countries.

Host Institution(s):

Participating New Zealand Institutions

Levels/Fields of study:

Scholarships are available for the following level of studies: Postgraduate Certificate (6 months), Postgraduate Diploma (1 year), Masters Degree (1 – 2 years), or PhD (3 – 4 years) except for Brunei and Singapore where only PhD studies are supported.

Preferred fields of study should be relevant to the development needs of your country (i.e. renewable energy, agriculture, fisheries, disaster risk management, natural resource management, health, and education).  Find out the preferred subjects for your country.

Target group:

Brunei Darrusalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines,Singapore,  Thailand, Viet Nam

Scholarship value/inclusions:

The scholarship includes full tuition fees, a living allowance (paid fortnightly), an establishment allowance, medical and travel insurance, travel between your home country and New Zealand at the start and end of your scholarship, home leave or reunion travel for some eligible scholars, pastoral and academic support at your institution, and assistance with research and thesis costs for most postgraduate research students.


Applicants must meet the following conditions to be eligible for a New Zealand Scholarship:

• Be a minimum of 18 years of age at the time of commencing your scholarship.

• Be a citizen of the country from which you are applying for a scholarship and have resided in that country for at least the last two years.

• Agree to return to your home country for a minimum of two years on completion of the scholarship.

For full eligibility details check the eligibility criteria page.

Application instructions:

Application processes and timelines can vary depending on the country. For specific information about the application process and timelines, please see the scholarship information page for your home country found at the official website.  For most countries, deadline for online applications is 30 April 2016. If applicable, deadline for paper applications is 15 April 2016. For Brunei and Singapore, only PhD Scholarships are available and the deadline is 1 July 2016.

It is important to visit the official website (link found below) for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.


Official Scholarship Website:

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