New Zealand Commonwealth Scholarships 2020

PR- The Ministry of Education, Human Resource Development, Religious Affairs and Information informs the public that the New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, in collaboration with the Government of Grenada, is offering graduate scholarships to pursue studies under the New Zealand Commonwealth Scholarship for Masters andPh.D., for the academic period 2020 to 2021

To view the list of courses you can choose from for studies in New Zealand please visit this link below: scholarships-for-international-tertiary-students/study-subjects-we-recommend-for-your-country/ 

Before you can start the application process, please visit the link below to complete the online test of eligibility: 

. scholarships-for-international-tertiary-students/check-if-you-are-eligible-to-apply-for-a-new-zealand- scholarship/ 

All applicants are advised to take note of the following points below: 

Choose and apply directly to any University from the list below to get accepted: 

  1. Auckland University of Technology 
  2. Lincoln University 
  3. Massey University 
  4. University of Auckland 
  5. University of Canterbury 
  6. University of Otago 
  7. University of Waikato 
  8. Victoria University of Wellington 
  9. Southern Institute of Technology 
  10. Unitec Institute of Technology 
  11. Wintec – Waikato Institute of Technology 

➢ The NZ Commonwealth Scholarship will be closed on February 28, 2020

➢ Must be a citizen of Grenada. 

➢ Must be 40 years and younger at the time of applying for the scholarship. 

➢ Must demonstrate, in their application, strong academic ability, leadership qualities and 

commitment to the development of their home country. 

➢ Provide the selection panel with a personal statement, which will provide more 

information about your background. 

Documents for scholarship packages required by applicants: 

  • Copy of the NZ Commonwealth application form (obtained via email from Scholarship 


  • Two (2) references 
  • Certified copy of birth certificate and passport bio-data page 
  • Certified copies of academic certificates 
  • Certified copies of ALL university academic transcripts 
  • One (1) Passport size photograph 
  • Personal statement and curriculum vitae 

The New Zealand Development Scholarship, applicants are to apply on-line only. Please follow the link 


  • Important dates to remember: 

➢ To complete online form on the New Zealand website deadline is February 28, 2020. Closes: 12.00 

pm NZ Time 

➢ To complete and submit all documents to Scholarship Desk is March 6, 2020

Kindly submit a copy of the online application with all attachments to the Human Resource Development Division/Scholarship Desk, at the Ministry of Education, Human Resource Development, Religious Affairs and Information on, or before, March 6th, 2020 to be considered for the NZ Commonwealth Scholarship. Applications received after deadline date will be declined. 

For further information on the Scholarships, please contact the Scholarship Desk, Ministry of Education, Human Resource Development, Religious Affairs and Information, in Botanical Gardens, Tanteen St. George’s, on 440-2737, or at the following email: