2014 New Zealand International Doctoral Research Scholarships (NZIDRS) for International Students, and applications are submitted till 15 July 2016. Applications are invited for the 2014 round of the New Zealand International Doctoral Research Scholarships (NZIDRS). The NZIDRS are open for international students (except from New Zealand, Australia and Fiji) to undertake PhD study at a New Zealand university. In order to receive the scholarship, applicants must meet the requirements for direct entry into a PhD programme at a New Zealand University. The NZIDRS provides full tuition fees plus a living stipend for up to 36 months. Full details:
School(Institutions/ Country): New Zealand eight Universities: AUT University, Lincoln University, Massey University, University of Auckland, University of Canterbury, University of Otago, University of Waikato and Victoria University of Wellington | New Zealand
Level: PhD Degree
Field(s): in any discipline any of New Zealand eight Universities: AUT University, Lincoln University, Massey University, University of Auckland, University of Canterbury, University of Otago, University of Waikato and Victoria University of Wellington.Deadline: 15 July 2016
Funded By: The NZIDRS are funded by the New Zealand Government and administered by Education New Zealand
Beneficiaries(Target Groups): 2014 New Zealand International Doctoral Research Scholarships are targeted for International students (except from New Zealand, Australia and Fiji) can apply for these scholarships.
‣ Award No: Not Specified
‣ Scholarship Duration: Scholarships will be offered for up to 36 months.
‣ Scholarship covers: The NZIDRS provides full tuition fees plus a living stipend for up to 36 months. The NZIDRS cover: -University tuition fees and associated student levies for 3 years -An annual living stipend of NZ$25,000 or NZ$2083.33 per month for 36 months -Medical insurance coverage up to NZ$600 annually for 3 years
‣ The 2014 New Zealand International Doctoral Research Scholarships (NZIDRS) are funded by the New Zealand Government. Recipients are selected upon Academic Merit and the NZIDRS provides full tuition fees, plus living and other allowances for successful applicants.
‣ New Zealand offers a stimulating and internationally trusted academic environment, exceptional living conditions and is a recreational paradise.
‣ be a citizen of any country except New Zealand, Australia and Fiji
‣ hold a minimum equivalent 3.6/4.0 GPA OR A / A+ average in your most recent or highest post graduate tertiary qualification;
‣ conduct your PhD study in New Zealand (not from a distance)
‣ 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.
‣ If you have commenced your PhD studies in New Zealand, your start date must be after 15 January 2014.
‣ The New Zealand International Doctoral Research Scholarships are awarded based on academic excellence and the impact of the proposed research for New Zealand.
‣ Research projects should have a tangible, positive effect on: -New Zealand’s economy, in terms of international trade and business development in key sectors -Or, New Zealand’s population in terms of health and safety -Or, Research and scholarship in the above two areas
‣ Download and complete an NZIDRS application form and submit it in hard copy by post
‣ Provide two academic references. Referees must send their reports directly to scholarship-at-enz.govt.nz.
‣ Provide a provisional supervision form provisional supervision form from the Head of School or Associate Dean of postgraduate at your intended New Zealand University.
‣ Answer all questions by completing all fields of your application form and submit your form along with ALL required documents to Education New Zealand by 15 July 2014.
‣ Scholarship Applications are due on 15 July 2016.
‣ Application forms and guidelines can be download from the official website
‣ It is important to read the application procedure, and visit the official websites (link found below) for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.