Scholarships in New Zealand

World-famous for its friendly people, spectacular landscapes, educational excellence, and relaxed lifestyle, New Zealand is a great place for international students to pursue their higher education.

As per the data of 2018, New Zealand is working to attract more Indonesian students with around 1,248, pursuing their masters or bachelor’s in New Zealand. 

Benefits of Scholarships in New Zealand for Indonesian Students:

  • Full-fledged tuition fees
  • A living allowance (NZ$491 per week approx.)
  • An establishment allowance (NZ$3000 approx.)
  • Medical insurance when you are in New Zealand
  • Travel allowance during the course tenure (allowed based on the length of scholarship)

Read more and know about the government offered scholarships in New Zealand for international students.

LPDP Scholarship

  • LPDP Scholarships (Lembaga Pengelola Dana Pendidikan), is a full-ride scholarship program from the Indonesian Ministry of Finance for all Indonesian citizens.
  • The Indonesia Endowment Fund for Education (LPDP) is collaborating with most of the New Zealand Universities to promote access to Indonesian students for any programs offered.

New Zealand International Doctoral Research Scholarships

  • One of the New Zealand Government’s administered scholarships for international students in Indonesia to undertake Ph.D. courses.
  • International students must not hold PR/ citizenship status in Australia to be eligible for this Scholarship to study in New Zealand.

Partial Scholarships

International Student Excellence Scholarship

  • The International Student Excellence Scholarship is offered by the University of Auckland for international UG & PG students.
  • The value of the scholarship is up to $10,000 for either postgraduate study or undergraduate study.
S.N. Institute Scholarship Name Amount / Desc Eligibility Terms
1 Otago Polytechnic International Scholarship for 2020 for Auckland Campus NZ $ 4,000 (each year for three years)
*For second and third years, the student must achieve B Average in the previous year NZ $ 4,000 (each year for two years)
*For second year, the student must achieve B Average in the first Year Graduate Diploma NZ$ 1600 Post Graduate Diploma & Master’s NZ $ 1600
Student application must be done online
For bachelor and diploma programmes, students must get minimum B GPA to be eligible for the following year.
Scholarships cannot be combined. The highest scholarship is applicable.
Auckland campus only
March 2020 enrolments only. Students must start the programme on March 2020 intake.
Subject to class capacity.
Students must not apply for RPL/cross credits.
2 Southern Institutes of Technology 2020 Scholarships Scheme 20% discount on all the tuition fees for 2020 Min 60% Student must Commence in 2020 Applicable to all countries where the duration the programme of the study in over one academic year, the scholarship then applies to all the consecutive years of study prescribed for the qualification(i.e all three years of a bachelor’s degree)
3 University of Waikato University of Waikato International Excellence Scholarship Up to NZD$10,000 towards tuition fees B+ Talented international students who demonstrate excellent academic achievement and the potential to become global ambassadors for the University of Waikato. Applicants must be intending to enrol at UoW for the first time in either an undergraduate or postgraduate degree and must have received a conditional or unconditional Offer of Place from UoW.
4 WITT Regional Scholarship NZ$ 2000 with 4 week free Accomodation 60%  
5 Aspire 2 International IELTS UP NZ$ 1000 Discount 50%  
6 The University of Canterbury International First Year Scholarship $10,000, $15,000 or $20,000   Eligible candidates must be full-fee-paying international students .They must be completing, or have completed on or after 1 January of the year before the year of application, a University Entrance-level qualification that permits entry into a University of Canterbury undergraduate degree programme.
Applicants, by the closing date for the round in which they are applying, must have applied for admission to the University.
7 NMIT All Bachelor Degree Scholarship NZ$ 3000 60% This offer applies to international students enrolling at NMIT for the first time.This offer cannot be used in conjunction with any other promotional offer.The $3,000 scholarship offer only applies to the Bachelor’s Degree programmes and intake dates listed above.Students must arrive in time for the start of their chosen programme.
8 Lincoln University International taught master merit scholarships Lincoln University NZ $7000 –NZ$10,000 B+ average Qualifying international students will be awarded with a scholarship of NZ $7000 –NZ$10,000 towards the overall cost of their study in one of the 180 credit taught master’s programmes. The last year of their bachelor’s degree to meet requirements.

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