New Zealand ASEAN Scholars awards empower individuals with the knowledge, skills and qualifications to contribute to economic, social and political development within ASEAN nations.
The New Zealand Government, through the New Zealand Aid Programme, provides scholarships for eligible postgraduate students from Cambodia, Indonesia, the Philippines, Lao PDR, Burma and Viet Nam to undertake development-related studies at a tertiary education institution in New Zealand.
Studying in New Zealand
New Zealand educational institutions and facilities are world class and an internationally recognised New Zealand qualification opens up new and exciting opportunities.
Successful applicants for the New Zealand ASEAN Scholars awards are entitled to the following benefits: return air travel, full tuition fees, an establishment allowance upon arrival in New Zealand, and a living allowance to cover day to day costs. Students may also be entitled to return travel to their home country to see dependant family members under the Reunion Airfare Entitlement.The partners of students are automatically eligible for a New Zealand work permit to allow them to work for the duration of their partner’s studies.
How to Apply
To apply for a New Zealand ASEAN Scholars awards please contact the relevant New Zealand Embassy or service provider for your home country. See the list below.
Development Programme Administrator
Sentral Senayan 2
10th Floor, Jl. Asia Afrika No. 8 Gelora
New Zealand education institution contact details and Scholarship application closing dates
New Zealand Development Scholarship awardees can study at any of the tertiary education institutions listed below. Commonwealth Scholarships awardees can only study at New Zealand universities, identified by (NZDS + CS) in the table below..
Auckland University of Technology (AUT) (NZDS + CS)
International Student Centre
Private Bag 92006
Fax: 00 64 9 917 9925 Closing date 30 May 2011
Manukau Institute of Technology (MIT)1
Manukau Institute of Technology
Private Bag 94006, SAMC
Fax: 00 64 9 968 8741 Closing date 31 May 2011
Massey University (NZDS + CS)
Private Bag 11 222
Fax: 00 64 6 350 5698 Closing date 01 May 2011
University of Auckland
PO Box 92019
Fax: (International admissions) 00 64 9 373 7405 Closing date 01 May 2011
University of Otago (NZDS + CS)
University of Otago
PO Box 56
Fax: (International admissions) 00 64 3 479 8367 Closing date 30 April 2011
Victoria University of Wellington (VUW) (NZDS + CS)
PO Box 600
Fax: 00 64 4 463 5056 Closing date 15 May 2011 (01 May 2011 for PhD applicants)
University of Waikato
University of Waikato
Private Bag 3105
Fax: 00 64 7 838 4269 Closing date 30 May 2011 (01 May 2011 for PhD applicants)