The New Zealand government is offering scholarships and fellowships to citizens of other Commonwealth countries under the Commonwealth Scholarship and Fellowship Plan (CSFP). It is offered for master’s and PhD studies at participating New Zealand universities, which include Auckland University of Technology, Lincoln University, Massey University, University of Auckland, University of Canterbury, University of Otago and Victoria University of Wellington.
The scholarships are funded by the New Zealand aid programme and managed by the New Zealand ministry of foreign affairs and trade. It will cover tuition and enrolment fees, a living allowance, a basic stipend, postgraduate research and thesis allowance, approved scholarship-related travel, and medical and travel insurance.
Complete applications will be assessed and reviewed by a selection committee, members of which will be representatives from the scholarships committee of Universities NZ. The nominations submitted will be considered by the selection committee according to the academic merit of the candidate, the quality of the research proposal, and the likely impact of the work on the development of the candidate’s home country.
Details of the documents to be submitted and the application form can be obtained from the nominating agency. Visit here http://www.universitiesnz.ac.nz/files/u12/Nominating%20Agencies%20-%20Address%20and%20Contact%20List%20%20-%202014.pdf for a list of nominating agencies.