Training & DEVELOPMENT
undertake studies at tertiary education institutions in New Zealand. The Scholarship scheme is a central part of the New Zealand Government’s development assistance to Africa and aims to straighten sustainable economic development in Africa by contributing to human resource, particularly in Agricultural and Renewable Energy. New Zealand targets applicants from developing countries who are motivated to make a difference at home.
Applicants for the scholarship must meet the generic criteria before their application will be considered against the selection criteria, including any criteria specific to Africa. The Scholarship is directed to public sector, private sector and civil society (including NGO) candidates who independently apply for a scholarship, and who meet the eligibility and selection criteria outlined below. Preference will be given to applicants with the required credentials from previously disadvantaged communities
Applicants must be a South African citizen; have resided in South Africa for least two years immediately prior to commencing your scholarship; be able to satisfy Immigration requirements for international students entry to New Zealand (i.e. medical check, police clearance/ character checks, etc); be able to meet the academic entry requirements (including English language ability) to get into your preferred programme of study; not have been previously terminated for a New Zealand Government Scholarship; seek qualifications that will contribute to the sustainable development of your home country; commit to return to your country for a minimum of 2 years at the end of your scholarship to contribute to your country’s development; and have at least 2 years of