Manaaki New Zealand Scholarships 2024 for International Students

Manaaki New Zealand Scholarships
Manaaki New Zealand Scholarships

The New Zealand Government is calling on suitably qualified candidates to apply for the Manaaki New Zealand Scholarships 2024/2025 open to international students in eligible countries.

The New Zealand Government offers Manaaki New Zealand Scholarships, which include full academic scholarships as well as short-term training opportunities.


Overview: Manaaki New Zealand Scholarships 2024.

If you are a student from a developing country and want to pursue an undergraduate or postgraduate degree in New Zealand without paying any tuition fees, then you can apply for the MANAAKI scholarship for the academic year 2024-2025. This scholarship is funded by the New Zealand government and is offered by UNITEC, the University of Auckland, the University of Wellington, Massey University of New Zealand, and AUT.


“I understand that you must be eager to learn more about the eligibility criteria, application process, and deadline for the NZ Manaaki scholarship for the 2024-2025 class. To gain a thorough understanding of this scholarship, I recommend reading this article.”

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Sponsors of the Manaaki New Zealand Scholarships.

The NZ Manaaki scholarship is sponsored by the NZ Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade (MFAT). This scholarship is fully funded and covers all educational expenses, including economy-class air tickets with travel insurance plans for students. It also provides medical and life insurance in NZ, stipend money every month, and funds allocation to meet research or thesis expenditures.

You might be wondering if the Manaaki scholarship offers too much, but let me tell you about another benefit: you can apply for a New Zealand work permit. This will allow you to work part-time while studying in New Zealand.

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Eligibility Criteria & Subjects under NZ Government scholarship

All my students who are nationals of developing countries of Africa, Asia, Pacific, Latin, Caribbean, and commonwealth countries can apply for this New Zealand government scholarship in 2024 (Ref

However, you can select from a wide range of subjects (engineering, nursing, health-related subjects, disaster management, environmental sciences, climate change, aquaculture & fisheries, tourism subjects and many more) which are being offered in multiple New Zealand universities on Manaaki scholarship (Ref Subjects).

How to Apply for Manaaki New Zealand Scholarships 2024.

Manaaki New Zealand Scholarships 2024 2025
Manaaki New Zealand Scholarships 2024 2025

Now if you are interested to know which universities in New Zealand are offering this Manaaki scholarship then here are the free-of-cost online application links through which you will get university-specific information about this New Zealand government scholarship application process:

With these universities I am also excited to inform all my students that Manaaki is offering 4 more types of scholarships in New Zealand in 2024 and those are listed as follows:

So now let me tell you that if you manage to win any of these Manaaki scholarships in New Zealand for the batch 2024-2025 then your next step would be to apply for the New Zealand study visa for which you need all required documents with NZ scholarship/admission offer letter, and qualification and fitness documents as mentioned by NZ immigration department.

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Manaaki New Zealand Scholarship 2024 Deadline.

The 2024 tertiary Manaaki New Zealand Scholarships portal will open on the 1st of February and close on the 29th of February 2024. On the 1st of February, 2024 the portal will open at 12:00 am (midnight) New Zealand time (NZT) On the 29th of February 2024 the portal will close at 12:00 pm (midday) New Zealand time.

The Manaaki New Zealand Scholarships online application system can get overloaded at application closing time. This can cause technical issues. To avoid any disappointment, submit your application 3-10 days before the closing deadline. We accept no responsibility for technical problems with any IT systems.

Deadlines are in New Zealand Time (NZDT)

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