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New Zealand International Doctoral Research Scholarships – NZIDRS

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Funded by the New Zealand Government and administered by Education New Zealand, the New Zealand International Doctoral Research Scholarships are a significant educational opportunity and reflect the New Zealand Government’s commitment to deepening New Zealand’s educational partnerships with participating countries and regions.
Purpose of award
The scholarships provide financial support for international students undertaking doctoral degrees by research in New Zealand universities.
Selection criteria
To be eligible for a scholarship students must:
* Be international students
* Please note that citizens of Fiji may not apply for the NZIDRS until further notice.
* Hold an ‘A’ average or equivalent in their studies to date
* Meet the requirements for direct entry into a research based doctoral degree programme at a New Zealand university. (Please note, this will include proof of English Language proficiency.)
* Provide: An Educational Credential Evaluation (ECE) Certificate. See ‘Frequently Asked Questions’for further information including contact details for ECE and exceptions.
* Provide evidence that they have been in contact with the relevant department of their chosen institution and discussed their proposed research, research interests and the availability of appropriate supervision.
* Hold one of the following English language test scores, achieved no longer than two (2) years prior to the time of application:
* An IELTS Academic Test with an overall score of at least 6.5 with no band less than 6; or
* A TOEFL test score of at least 575, including a score of 4.5 in the Test of Written English; or
* A score of 233 in the Computer based TOEFL, including an Essay Writing score of 4.5; or
* An overall score of 100 in the Internet based TOEFL; or
* Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English (CAE) – Grade B;
* Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE) – Grade C
Applications will be considered from international doctoral students who meet the above criteria, including those who have already applied for entry to a New Zealand university. A limited number of scholarships are available to students already enrolled at a New Zealand university.
Number of awards offered
Up to 10 annually
Tenure of award
Scholarships are awarded for a maximum of three years (36 months) of full time study for a doctoral degree.
Closing dates for applications
Sunday 15 July 2012
Monday 15 July 2013
15 July each year.
How do students apply?
Download the application form and FAQ from
Applications will be accepted from early May until closing date.
Complete the application form in English. Sign and date the declaration.
Attach the supporting documents as stipulated on the application form.
Send six copies of your application form and six copies of all supporting documents to either:
Postal Address
Scholarships Manager
Education New Zealand Trust
PO Box 10-500 Wellington
New Zealand 6143
Fax: +64 4 471 2828
Ph: +64 4 472 0788;
OR Courier Address
Scholarships Manager
Education New Zealand Trust
6th Floor, 138 The Terrace
Wellington 6011
New Zealand
Applications must be received by Education New Zealand no later than 5pm on 15 July each year. In years where the 15th falls upon a weekend, applications will be accepted until 5pm the Monday immediately following the 15th.
Please note that e-mailed applications and scanned official documents will not be accepted under any circumstances.
Decision makers
How and when do students learn of the decision?
Applicants will be notified in writing of the outcome of the selection process.
NZIDRS scholarships include:
* full tuition fees for three years of full-time doctoral study
* NZ$20,500 per annum living allowance (NZ$1708.33 per month).
* up to NZ$600 annual health insurance allowance
* NZ$2000 (across 3 year tenure) travel allowance. This is intended to be used for conference attendance and field research
* NZ$800 (across 3 year tenure) book and thesis allowance
* NZ$500 one-off establishment allowance. Only to be paid to those students who are travelling to NZ specifically to take up the NZIDRS. No student already located in NZ is eligible to receive this amount.

Additional funds are not available to support accompanying dependants.

Who else has information about this award?
New Zealand Embassies and High Commissions, New Zealand Universities etc

For guidelines, application forms and more information about this award contact:

Scholarships Manager
Education New Zealand Trust
PO Box 10-500
New Zealand

Phone: (04) 472 0788
Fax: (04) 471 2828


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