Scholarships and awards

External Award: Commonwealth Scholarship and Fellowship Plan- New Zealand

July 29, 2016

Universities New Zealand - Te Pōkai Tara has launched a competition under the Commonwealth Scholarship and Fellowship Plan for Canadian students and researchers to pursue doctoral studies in New Zealand. The competition for the 2017 academic year is now open. 

The scholarships are tenable at the following New Zealand universities:


Applicants must:

  • be Canadian citizens; and
  • have completed an undergraduate degree with a minimum (A-) average or equivalent.

Applicants are responsible to seek their own admission to the universities or educational institutions of their choice and ensure the necessary admission requirements are met.

In addition, applicants:

Application deadline is August 8, 2016. Please visit Commonwealth Scholarship and Fellowship Plan (CSFP) – New Zealand Program for full program details and to submit an online application. 

All inquiries regarding this scholarship program should be directed to: scholarships‐

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