2. Check if you are eligible to apply for a Manaaki New Zealand Scholarship

To apply for a scholarship, you must meet all of the eligibility criteria. You can complete the online questionnaire below to confirm whether you can apply.

Please note: As a result of the ongoing impacts of COVID-19 border and travel restrictions, we are maintaining a reduced selection round for tertiary scholarships to New Zealand in 2022, which will be available to school leaver applicants from the Pacific only. Selection for scholarships to undertake tertiary study in the Pacific has not changed.

Please see the COVID-19 Updates page(external link) for further information.

Eligibility questionnaire

The Eligibility questionnaire will check in detail if you meet all of the eligibility criteria. The Eligibility questionnaire will check things such as:

  • Which country you hold citizenship in
  • How long you have been living in your home country
  • How much work experience you have
  • Whether we provide scholarships to your country

You must complete the eligibility questionnaire before you can apply for a Scholarship.

Complete the Manaaki New Zealand Scholarships online eligibility test (external link) here.(external link)

Eligibility requirements

If you are not eligible, you can research other scholarships in New Zealand

If you do not meet all of the eligibility criteria, then you cannot apply for a Manaaki New Zealand Scholarship on this government website.

The Study in New Zealand website lists other full scholarships available to international students(external link)


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