The New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade is offering Full Post-Graduate Scholarships (Post Graduate Diploma, Masters and PhDs) to international students who wish to study at any of the eleven New Zealand universities and education institutions in 2021.

New Zealand Scholarship Benefits.

  • return economy air travel.
  • travel and medical insurance.
  • Full tuition fees.
  • stipend towards basic living costs will be covered by the Scholarship.

New Zealand Scholarship Area of Study.

Sectors of study include, but not limited to:

  • Climate Change and Resilience.
  • Renewable Energy and Good Governance.
  • Agriculture.
  • Food Security.

Full set of recommended courses is available on the scholarships website. We would therefore like to invite eligible candidates to apply for postgraduate study opportunities in New Zealand.

Method of Application

Applicants from the following countries are eligible to apply for the New Zealand Scholarships: Algeria, Angola, Botswana, Djibouti, Egypt, Eswatini, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Mauritius, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, South Africa, Tanzania, Tunisia, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe.

The New Zealand Scholarship application process differs depending on which country or region you are from. You can apply between the application opening and closing dates for your country.


Online portal for applications for 2020 (for study commencing 2021) are currently open, and will close 12pm (NZ time) Friday 28 February 2020.