Commonwealth Scholarships

General information

These scholarships provide opportunities for individuals from selected developing Commonwealth countries to undertake masters or PhD studies in New Zealand. As with other New Zealand Aid Programme funded scholarships, Commonwealth Scholarships play an important role in addressing human resource development needs of developing countries.
The scholarships are awarded to candidates of strong academic merit who are expected to make a significant contribution to the development of their home country following completion of their studies.

Who is eligible?

How do I apply?

Each Commonwealth government has designated a national agency for the operation of Commonwealth Scholarships.

For information specific to your country, visit the New Zealand Aid Programme Scholarships.