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New Zealand Global Research Alliance Doctoral Scholarships (NZ-GRADS) 2020 for Students from Developing Countries

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NZ-GRADS is a PhD scholarship offered to science students from developing countries to complete their PhD at a New Zealand university.

Application Deadline: 1st August 2020

Eligible Countries: Developing Countries

To be Taken at (Country): New Zealand

Type: PhD

Eligibility:

To apply you must:

  1. Be from a developing country (as defined by the World Trade Organisation and
  2. Your PhD research topic must be related to greenhouse gas emissions from agricultural systems.

Number of Awards: 6

Value and Duration of Award: The 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 (one-off)

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 Organisation.
  • 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. Read more about how communities in NZ will support you.
  • 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.

How to Apply: Apply here 

  • It is important to go through all application requirements in the Award Webpage (see Link below) before applying.
  • GOODLUCK

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  1. jessica says

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