Manaaki New Zealand Government Scholarships 2024

Manaaki New Zealand Government Scholarships 2024

Exciting news for international students! Manaaki New Zealand Government Scholarships 2024 are accepting applications. The fully funded scholarship is offered by the Government of New Zealand. A Manaaki New Zealand Scholarship offered to international students can transform and enhance your life. Interested applicants are welcome to apply for various programs, including Undergraduate, Graduate, Diploma, and Ph.D. degree programs. The scholarships provide financial assistance for tuition fees, living expenses, travel costs, monthly stipends, health insurance, and more.

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Manaaki New Zealand Government Scholarships 2024

Students are not required to give English Language Tests, academic records, a student visa, an acceptance letter from a Ph.D. supervisor, or a Letter of Place from a university. Make sure to submit your application online by February 29, 2024. Late applications won’t be accepted. Details about the application process and requirements for the fully funded Manaaki New Zealand Government Scholarships are provided below.

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Host Country: New Zealand

Host University: Best University

Degree: Bachelors, Masters, PhD, Diploma

Financial Assistance: Fully Funded

Duration of Scholarship:

  • Bachelor’s Degree (3-4 years)
  • Certificate for Postgraduate Studies (6 months)
  • Diploma for Postgraduate Studies (1 year)
  • Master’s Degree (1-2 years)
  • Doctorate (PhD) Program (3.5 years)

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Scholarship Value/ Inclusions for Manaaki New Zealand Scholarship 2024:

Manaaki NZ Scholarships include:

  1. Covers tuition fees.
  2. Living allowance.
  3. Support for living expenses, accommodation, meals, and stipends.
  4. An establishment allowance.
  5. Round-trip airfare ticket.
  6. Medical and travel insurance.

Eligibility Criteria:

Eligible countries and academic fields of study available:

Pacific Countries: Vanuatu, Tonga, Palau, Samoa, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Marshall Islands, Nauru, Tuvalu, Fiji (postgraduate only), Federated States of Micronesia, Kiribati, and Niue.

Field of Study:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Certificate for Postgraduate Studies
  • Diploma for Postgraduate Studies
  • Master’s Degree
  • Doctorate (PhD)

Other Countries: India, Thailand, Malaysia, Nepal, Myanmar*, Philippines, Vietnam, Sri Lanka, Cambodia, Indonesia, Timor-Leste, Jordan, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Maldives. Egypt, Rwanda, Ethiopia, Mozambique, Tunisia, Kenya, Nigeria, Algeria, Sierra Leone, Namibia, Ghana, Morocco, Uganda, Senegal, South Africa, Cameroon, Angola, Eswatini (formerly Swaziland), Djibouti, Lesotho, Zambia, Tanzania, Mauritius, Botswana. Jamaica, Guyana, Suriname, Belize, Haiti, Grenada, St Lucia, St Vincent and the Grenadines. Argentina, Costa Rica, Venezuela, Bolivia, Peru, Brazil, Ecuador, Colombia, Mexico, Honduras, El Salvador, Nicaragua, Guatemala, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Panama, Paraguay.

Field of Study:

  • Certificate for Postgraduate Studies
  • Diploma for Postgraduate Studies
  • Master’s Degree
  • Doctorate (PhD)


  • Age Requirements:
    • You must be 18 years old when starting your scholarship.
    • If you’re 17, make sure to turn 18 before starting in semester one.
    • The maximum age limit is 40 years.
  • Work Experience Requirements:
    • Work experience can be paid, unpaid, or voluntary.
    • Either one year of full-time work (30+ hours per week) or two years of part-time work (up to 29 hours per week) is required.
  • English Language Requirements for Successful Applicants:
    • Only selected students need an English language test.
    • Accepted scores:
      • IELTS 6.0 is required with 5.5 bands
      • TOEFL: 80 on the internet-based test, with a writing score of 21
      • PTE Academic: 50, with no communication skills score less than 42
      • Cambridge Academic English169 is required with 162 bands.
  • Manaaki NZ Scholarship Support:
    • Covers the cost of the Language Test.
    • Arranges the test for applicants from the following countries:
      • Cambodia
      • Indonesia
      • Federated States of Micronesia
      • Fiji
      • Kiribati
      • Lao PDR
      • Marshall Islands
      • Nauru
      • Palau
      • Papua New Guinea
      • Samoa (excluding Samoa Foundation applicants)
      • Solomon Islands
      • Timor-Leste
      • Tonga
      • Tuvalu
      • Vanuatu.

How to Apply?

Click on the below link to select your home country and learn how to apply. To make sure you don’t miss out, apply as soon as you can. Look for the official scholarship details below.


The Manaaki New Zealand Scholarships for college in 2024 will open on February 1st and close on February 29th, 2024.

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