NZ-GRADS is a PhD scholarship offered to science students from developing countries to complete their PhD at a New Zealand university.
Application Deadline: September 30, 2022
Eligible Countries: Developing Countries
To be taken in (Country): New Zealand
Eligibility: To apply you must:
Be from a developing country (as defined by the International Monetary Fund); and have obtained a master’s level qualification or the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with honors in one of the following subjects: agriculture, soil science, microbiology, genetics, environmental modelling, plant science, environmental chemistry/science or other related fields.
Number of awards: 6
Value and duration of the award: The scholarship covers the following for a total of three years (36 months):
The scholarship covers the following for a total of three years (36 months):
Annual New Zealand University tuition and associated student fees up to a total of $10,000 NZD per year An annual living allowance of $28,000 NZD per year (tax free) Health insurance up to $700 NZD per year Visa application fees up to a maximum of $1,000 Return flights to New Zealand up to $6,000 Book and thesis preparation allowance up to $1,500 (one-time)
What are the advantages?
You can take your family to live in New Zealand: Your partner or spouse can apply for an open work visa for the duration of your studies. You can enroll your children as house students in the New Zealand Free State schools. You study at a top university or research organization in New Zealand. You are actively supported by various extension and networking events organized in New Zealand. You may be able to your studies, such as PhD students who usually study in New Zealand have unlimited work rights. You will be supported when you arrive as New Zealand is a very welcoming country and there are systems in place to help you and your family settle in. Learn more about how communities in NZ will support you. live in New Zealand! NZ is known for its relaxed pace of life, unbeatable outdoor lifestyle and excellent work-life balance. We work hard but make time for family, friends and enjoy our beautiful surroundings.
How to apply: Submit your candidacy here
It is important to review all application requirements on the Award webpage (see link below) before applying.GOODLUCK