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New Zealand Global Research Alliance Doctoral Scholarships (NZ-GRADS) 2023


The NZ-GRADS is a PhD Scholarship offered to science students from developing countries to complete their PhD at a New Zealand university.


The scholarship covers the following for a total of three years (36 months):

  • New Zealand University annual tuition fees and associated student levies up to a total of $10,000 NZD per year

  • An annual living stipend of $28,000 NZD per year (tax free)

  • Medical insurance cover up to $700 NZD per year

  • Visa application costs to a maximum of $1,000

  • Return flights to New Zealand up to a maximum of $6,000

  • Book and thesis preparation allowance of up to $1,500 (one-off)

  • You can bring your family to live in New Zealand with you: Your partner or spouse will be able to apply for an open work visa for the duration of your studies and you will be able to enrol your children as domestic students in New Zealand’s free state schools.


To apply you must:

  • Be from a developing country (as defined by the International Monetary Fund); and

  • Have completed a Master-level qualification or the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with honours in one of the following topics: agriculture, soil science, microbiology, genetics, environmental modeling, plant science, environmental chemistry/science, or other related fields.

Application Deadline: 30th September 2022

For more information click here


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