STUDY IN NEW ZEALAND : NZ-GRADS New Zealand Global Research Alliance Doctoral Scholarship 2020. Deadline : June 1st, 2020.
The Global Research Alliance on Agricultural Greenhouse Gas Emissions is delighted to launch the new NZ-GRADS programme. If you are from a developing country and are ready to complete your PhD in science, you can do it in New Zealand for free.
The NZ-GRADS 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
Who can apply?
Cape Verde Islands Citizens
Democratic Republic of Congo Citizens
Dominican – Dominica
Dominican – Dominican Republic
Equitorial Guinea Citizens
Guinea – Bissau Citizens
Guinean – Guinea
Libyan – Liberia
Libyan – Libya
Papua New Guinean
St. Kitts Nevis Citizens
Timor-Leste/East Timor Citizens
Trinidad Tobago Citizens
How to apply?
To apply you must:
- Be from a developing country (as defined by the World Trade Organisation here) and
- Your PhD research topic must be related to greenhouse gas emissions from agricultural systems
Click on the application link (top right), create a username and password and use the search function to find the NZ-GRADS New Zealand Global Research Alliance Doctoral Scholarship application.
What are the benefits?
- 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
- You will be able to enrol your children as domestic students in New Zealand’s free state schools
- You will be studying at a top New Zealand University or Research Institute.
- You will be actively supported through various extension and networking events hosted in New Zealand.
- You may be able to work alongside your studies, as PhD students studying in New Zealand usually have unlimited work rights.
- You will be supported when you arrive, as New Zealand is a very welcoming country and there are systems in place to help you and your family settle in.
- You get to live in New Zealand! NZ is famous for its relaxed pace of life, unbeatable outdoor lifestyle and excellent work/life balance. We work hard but make time for family, friends and enjoying our beautiful environment.