Manaaki New Zealand Government Scholarships 2024 (Full Funded)

Manaaki New Zealand Government Scholarships 2024 are now open for applications. These scholarships, fully funded by the Government of New Zealand, offer transformative opportunities for international tertiary students.

Manaaki New Zealand Government Scholarships 2024
Manaaki New Zealand Government Scholarships 2024 (Full Funded)

Whether pursuing undergraduate, graduate, diploma, or Ph.D. programs, recipients receive comprehensive support covering tuition fees, living expenses, travel costs, monthly stipends, and health insurance.

One notable aspect of the application process is the waiver of traditional requirements. English Language Tests, academic records, transcripts, student visas, Ph.D. supervisors, and Letters of Place are not necessary. All applications must be completed online by the deadline of February 29, 2024. Late submissions will not be considered.

The details about the Manaaki New Zealand Government Scholarships 2024

  • Host Country: New Zealand
  • Degree Level: Bachelors, Masters, PhD, Diploma
  • Financial Benefits: Fully Funded
  • Deadline: February 29, 2024

Expected Start Date

Successful applicants in 2024 will commence their studies in New Zealand from Semester 1, 2025.

Duration of the Scholarship

  • Undergraduate Degree: 3-4 years
  • Postgraduate Certificate: 6 months
  • Postgraduate Diploma: 1 year
  • Master’s Degree: 1-2 years
  • PhD: 3.5 years

Financial Benefits

Manaaki NZ Scholarships provide comprehensive financial support for scholars pursuing world-class education in New Zealand:

  • Full coverage of tuition fees
  • Living allowance
  • Accommodation, meals, and stipend
  • Establishment allowance
  • Round-trip airfare travel costs
  • Medical and travel insurance

Eligible Countries

Pacific Countries: Federated States of Micronesia, Fiji (postgraduate only), Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Nauru, Niue, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Tuvalu, and Vanuatu.

  • Level of Studies Available:
  • Undergraduate Degree
  • Postgraduate Certificate
  • Postgraduate Diploma
  • Master’s Degree
  • PhD

Asian Countries: Cambodia, Indonesia, Jordan, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nepal, Philippines, Thailand, Timor-Leste, Vietnam, India, Sri Lanka, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Maldives.

  • Level of Studies Available:
  • Postgraduate Certificate
  • Postgraduate Diploma
  • Master’s Degree
  • PhD

African Countries: Algeria, Angola, Botswana, Cameroon, Djibouti, Eswatini (formerly Swaziland), Egypt, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Mauritius, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, Sierra Leonne, South Africa, Tanzania, Tunisia, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe.

Level of Studies Available:

  • Postgraduate Certificate
  • Postgraduate Diploma
  • Master’s Degree
  • PhD

Caribbean Countries: Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Guyana, Haiti, Jamaica, St Lucia, St Vincent and the Grenadines, Suriname.

Level of Studies Available:

  • Postgraduate Certificate
  • Postgraduate Diploma
  • Master’s Degree
  • PhD

Latin America Countries: Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Venezuela

Level of Studies Available:

  • Postgraduate Certificate
  • Postgraduate Diploma
  • Master’s Degree
  • PhD

Eligibility Criteria for Applicants from the Mentioned Countries

Age Requirements:

Applicants must be 18 years old when starting their scholarship in New Zealand. If 17, they must reach their 18th birthday before the start of the scholarship in Semester one. The maximum age limit is 40 years.

Work Experience Requirements:

  • Work experience can be paid, unpaid, or voluntary.
  • One year of full-time work experience (30 hours or more per week), OR
  • Two years of part-time work experience (up to 29 hours per week).

English Language Requirements for Successful Applicants:

  • Only shortlisted applicants require English language test scores.
  • IELTS: 6.0 with no band less than 5.5
  • TOEFL: 80 on the internet-based test with a writing score of 21.
  • PTE Academic: 50, with no communication skills score less than 42.
  • Cambridge Academic English (advanced): 169 with no bands less than 162.

The Manaaki NZ Scholarship will cover the cost of the Language Test and arrange the test for applicants from specific countries.

  1. Cambodia
  2. Indonesia
  3. Federated States of Micronesia
  4. Fiji
  5. Kiribati
  6. Lao PDR
  7. Marshall Islands
  8. Nauru
  9. Palau
  10. Papua New Guinea
  11. Samoa (except Samoa Foundation applicants)
  12. Solomon Islands
  13. Timor-Leste
  14. Tonga
  15. Tuvalu
  16. Vanuatu.

Items Not Required with Application

  • Verified copies of academic records or transcripts for completed qualifications
  • English language test scores
  • Verified copies of birth certificate, passport, and government ID
  • Student visa
  • Letter of Place from a university or educational institution
  • Confirmation of a PhD supervisor (for PhD scholarship applicants).

For further verification of eligibility, applicants can complete the Manaaki New Zealand Scholarships online eligibility test and review the Eligibility Requirements.

Study Subjects

Refer to the provided links for recommended study subjects in the Pacific, Asia, Africa, the Caribbean, and Latin America.

To apply for the Manaaki New Zealand Government Scholarships 2024, follow these steps

1. Visit the official scholarship portal when it opens on the 1st of February 2024.

2. Select your country of citizenship to access the application process specific to your country.

3. Review the application requirements and ensure you meet all eligibility criteria.

4. Complete the online application form accurately and thoroughly.

5. Submit any required documents or information as specified in the application guidelines.

6. Apply as early as possible to avoid missing the deadline.

7. The application portal will close on the 29th of February 2024, so make sure to submit your application before this date.

For further details and to apply for the Manaaki NZ Scholarship 2024, visit the official scholarship portal.

Best Wishes.

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