New Zealand International Doctoral Research Scholarships (NZIDRS)

Sponsor: New Zealand Government - Education New Zealand

Submission Deadline

July 15

Field(s) of Study


Award Amount

Approx $35,000 NZD


The NZIDRS is available to international students who wish to undertake their PhD research in New Zealand.

Other Criteria

In order to receive the scholarship, you must meet ALL five of the following eligibility criterion. 1. be a citizen of any country except New Zealand, Australia and Fiji 2. hold a minimum equivalent 3.6/4.0 GPA OR A / A+ average in your most recent or highest post graduate tertiary qualification 3. conduct your PhD study in New Zealand (not from a distance) 4. meet the requirements for direct entry into a PhD programme at a New Zealand University. This includes; having completed the required academic qualifications for direct entry and meeting the requirements for English language proficiency 5. If you have commenced your PhD studies in New Zealand, your start date must be after January 15.

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More Award Details

Number of AwardsUp to 5
IncludesFull tuition fees and associated student services levies Annual living allowance (NZ$25,000 per annum) Annual health insurance allowance (NZ$600)
Nationality RequiredUnrestricted
Host CountriesNew Zealand