Funded by the New Zealand Government and administered by Education New Zealand, the New NZIDRS, provides financial support for international students undertaking doctoral degrees by research in New Zealand universities. Scholarships are awarded on the basis of academic merit.
Commonwealth Scholarships are available for candidates from developing countries to study in New Zealand at Masters or doctoral level. Approximately 10 new Commonwealth Scholarships are awarded each year by the New Zealand Government.
International PhD students who are accepted for enrolment at a New Zealand university pay the same fees as New Zealand domestic students.
These scholarships are available to Undergraduate and Postgraduate students enrolled in the universities in New Zealand. These scholarships are administered by NZVCC (New Zealand Vice-Chancellor's Committee).