New Zealand Aid programme scholarships offers the opportunity to people from targeted African countries to undertake
development -related studies at tertiary education in New Zealand
Application deadline : Approaching soon
Offered yearly? yes
Eligible African countries :Algeria,Angola,Botswana,Cameroon,Djibouti,Egypt,Ethiopia,Gambia,Ghana,Kenya,Lesotho,Malawi,
Mauritius,Morocco,Mozamnique,Namibia,Nigeria,Rwanda,Senegal,Sierra Leone,South Africa, Swaziland,Tanzania,Uganda,Zambia,
To be taken at (country): New Zealand
Fields Of Study:preference will be given to candidates who apply to study in academic disciplines relating to one or more of the following:
. Agri-business management ,Agricomerce,Agriculture Economics,Agricultural and Environmental systems,Agriculture
systems,Agriculture systems extension and innovation; Dairy systems;
. Agriculture and /or Horticulture Management, Rural Development,Agriculture and/or Horticulture Domestic supply chian
management and distribution,Natural Resource and Environmental Impact Assessment
. Public Policy,administration,Finance, Or Government directly related to one of the above areas Renewable Energy.
. Geothermal,Solar,Hydro-electric and Wind Energy Engineering and Renewable Energy distribution Systems
. Market reform and sector management, including Energy Economics and Energy Efficiency
. Public policy , Administration, Finance, Or Governance in the above areas
About scholarship: New Zealand development scholarships(NZDS) give candidates from selected developing countries an opportunity to gain knowledge and skills through study in specific subject areas which will assist in the development of their home country. Awardees are required to return to their home country for at least two years after the completion of their scholarship to apply these new skills and knowledge in government ,civil society or private business organisations.
Who is Eligible to apply? Applicants must meet the following conditions to be eligible for a New Zealand Scholarship:
. Be a minimum of 18 Years of age at the time of commencing your scholarship.
. Be a citizen of the country from which you are applying for a scholarship.
. Not have citizenship or permanent residence status of new Zealand, Australia, USA, Canada,European Union
Countries,United Kingdom,Japan,Isael,South korea,Qatar,United Arab Emirates,Saudi Arabia.
Have resided in your home country for at least two years immediately prior to commencing your scholarship. Have 2 years of
work experience (part time or fulltime,paid or Voluntry).
. Not be serving military personnel.
.Be able to Satisfy immigration requirements for international student entry to New zealand or the country in whiich you
will undertake your scholarship (i.e medical checks,police clearances/character checks, etc.)
. Be academically and linguistically abble to obtain an offer of place for the proposed programme of study from the
tertiary institute where you will undertake your scholarship.
. Not have been previously terminated from a New Zealand Government Scholarship
. Seek a qualification that contribute from the sustainable development of your home country
. Commit to return to your country for a minimum of 2 years at your scholarship.
Number of Scholarship:Several
What are the benefits? New Zealand has first-rate education institutions that offer world-recognised qualifications.
Successful applicants will have access to excellent academic knowledge in qualify facilities. partners of students are
eligible for a work visa that allowa them to live and work in New Zealand for the duration of their partner’s studay.
Duration Of sponsorship:New Zealand Development scholarships are available for the following qualifications:
. postgraduate certificate (6 months)
. Postgraduate Diploma (1 year)
. master’s Degree (1-2 years)
. PhD (3-4 years)
How to Apply
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