Manaaki New Zealand Scholarship 2023 – 2024 : Study in New Zealand Fully Funded

Manaaki New Zealand Scholarship 2023 – 2024 : Study in New Zealand Fully Funded :- The New Zealand Government offers Fully Funded scholarships to eligible citizens from developing countries to study abroad at a New Zealand education institution or university – including the University of Otago.

These include full tertiary scholarships for Eligible International Students to study full-time undergraduate and postgraduate study at a New Zealand university. Full scholarships cover costs such as tuition fees, return airfares, insurance, basic living Costs, set-up costs in New Zealand and more.

Undergraduate and postgraduate study – who can apply?

Find out whether your country is eligible for Manaaki New Zealand Scholarships, and whether you personally meet the eligibility criteria, at the Manaaki New Zealand Scholarships website:

Finding Recommended Subjects and available Courses at Otago

Priority is given to applicants who choose one of the Manaaki New Zealand Scholarships approved subjects (or sectors), according the country you are from. More information about recommended subjects is on the Manaaki New Zealand Scholarships website:

To assist applicants in aligning the University of Otago’s subjects, majors and degree qualifications with the Manaaki New Zealand Scholarships key subject themes, Otago has compiled the following Manaaki New Zealand Scholarship guide:

Manaaki New Zealand Scholarship – University of Otago guide (PDF)

Application Period

The 2023 application period is closed (for studies commencing in 2024). The next tertiary Manaaki New Zealand Scholarships application period is expected to take place in February 2024 for eligible countries and regions (for studies commencing in 2025).

Please check the application process for your country, as explained on the Manaaki New Zealand Scholarships website:

How to Apply for this Scholarship :

The scholarship application process differs depending on which country or region you are from.

The 2023 tertiary Manaaki New Zealand Scholarships application portal will open midnight 1 February 2023 and close midday 28 February 2023 for all eligible countries and regions. 

  1. Research the Scholarship: Visit the official Manaaki New Zealand website to gather information about the available scholarships, eligibility criteria, application deadlines, and any specific requirements.
  2. Check Eligibility: Review the eligibility requirements for the scholarship you are interested in. Ensure that you meet all the necessary criteria before proceeding with the application.
  3. Gather Required Documents: Prepare all the necessary documents such as academic transcripts, recommendation letters, proof of enrollment or admission, identification documents, and any additional materials specified in the scholarship application guidelines.
  4. Complete the Application Form: Fill out the scholarship application form accurately and thoroughly. Pay attention to the instructions provided and provide all the requested information.
  5. Write a Personal Statement: Many scholarship applications require a personal statement or essay. Take the time to craft a well-written and compelling statement that highlights your achievements, goals, and reasons why you deserve the scholarship.
  6. Submit the Application: Once you have completed all the required components, submit your application before the stated deadline. Ensure that all documents are properly organized and submitted as per the instructions provided.
  7. Follow Up: After submitting your application, it’s a good idea to follow up with the scholarship provider to confirm that your application has been received. If there are any additional steps or interviews, be prepared to participate as required.

Eligibility Criteria :

  1. Academic Achievement: Scholarships often consider academic performance, such as GPA or standardized test scores. Some scholarships may have minimum academic requirements or be awarded to students who have demonstrated exceptional academic achievements.

  2. Field of Study: Certain scholarships may be specific to particular fields of study or disciplines. For example, there might be scholarships available for students pursuing STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) subjects, humanities, arts, or specific professional programs.
  3. Financial Need: Some scholarships are based on financial need, aimed at supporting students who demonstrate a lack of financial resources to pursue their education. Financial need can be assessed through income levels, family circumstances, or other relevant factors.
  4. Citizenship or Residency: Scholarships may have specific requirements related to citizenship, residency, or visa status. Some scholarships may be open only to citizens or permanent residents of a particular country, while others may be available to international students.
  5. Community Involvement and Leadership: Scholarships may prioritize applicants who have demonstrated active involvement in their communities, leadership qualities, volunteer work, or participation in extracurricular activities.
  6. Specific Demographics: Some scholarships may have specific criteria related to gender, ethnicity, or other demographics, aiming to support underrepresented groups in higher education.
  7. Essay or Interview: Scholarships may require applicants to submit essays, personal statements, or participate in interviews to assess their motivation, goals, and suitability for the scholarship.

Updated: June 1, 2023 — 3:03 pm

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