Eight scholarships offered for study in NZ and the pacific


Aotearoa New Zealand in partnership with the Government of Samoa is now taking applications for Manaaki New Zealand Scholarships, for study commencing in 2024.

The awards are open to Samoan citizens (or dual Samoan–New Zealand citizens) who are currently employed in Samoa’s public or private sector.

Eight scholarships are on offer for study in New Zealand and in the Pacific, for undergraduate or postgraduate study; master’s and PhD in the following sectors:

• Climate Change and the Environment

• Disaster Management

• Food Safety and Agriculture

• Renewable energy

• Governance

• Law and Justice

• Education

• Health

• Economic resilience and private sector

• Information Communications Technology

• Tourism

• Fisheries

The online applications portal opened on 1 February 2023 and close at midday Tuesday 28 February 2023. Late applications will not be accepted.