The New Zealand Development Scholarship 2018 application invite under New Zealand Foreign Affairs & Trade Aid Programme, apply last date at https://www.mfat.govt.nz..
The New Zealand Foreign Affairs & Trade has invite the New Zealand Development Scholarship 2018 application registration from Fiji students to continue their study in New Zealand and this is a yearly scholarship that is offered to the Fiji students by the New Zealand Government. It is provided to those who are financially struggling.
Information about types of scholarships
There is not one but three types of scholarships provided for the eligible applicants. Here is a brief detail of the same.
New Zealand Regional Development Scholarships (NZRDS): This is available for the students who are at Pacific based tertiary institution. It is for both undergraduate and post-graduate level.
New Zealand Pacific Scholarships (NZPS): Both the undergraduate and postgraduate students are allowed and eligible to apply for the scholarship
Short Term Training Awards (STTA): These scholarships are available for those who are pursuing skills-based and vocational training in New Zealand. The course needs to be for a period that is less than one year. The application for these scholarships can be lodged at any time of the year.
Important facts to know about the New Zealand Development Scholarship 2018
There are distinctive things that one needs to know about the scholarships to ensure that it is suitable for you. Here are some of the aspects listed below for you to know.
- The scholarships are designed for the development priority areas n Fiji. People staying in those areas which are in need for economic development and governance are more than welcome to apply.
- This is an effort to raise the standard of the education in the country.
Knowing the areas
The areas in which scholarships are offered are
- Marketing, management
- Money and finance
- Resource management
- Engineering, planning
- Forestry and environmental studies
- Education administration
- Curriculum development
- Teacher education
- Assessment and evaluation
- Public policy and administration
- Financial management
- Monitoring and Evaluation
- Social policy
- Social work and Community development
These are the types of qualification that the applicants may obtain who are selected under these scholarships.
- Diploma (1-2 years)
- Bachelor (3-4 years)
- Postgraduate Certificate (6 months)
- Postgraduate Diploma (1 year)
- Masters (research and/or coursework) (1-2 years)
- Doctoral (PhD) (3.5-4 years)
New Zealand Development Scholarship 2018 Process of application
Announcement of the scholarship is made at the beginning of each year. Along with that the process (rules and guidelines) are also announced. If you have any further questions then you can get in touch with:
New Zealand High Commission
New Zealand High Commission Tower
10 Reserve Bank of Fiji
Pratt Street Suva
Telephone: 00679 331 1422
Facsimile: 00679 330 0842