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New Zealand Government Kiwi Scholarships for High School Students in New Zealand, 2018

New Zealand Government is offering the Kiwi Scholarship is for high school students. This scholarship is available for students from France, Germany and Italy to study at a New Zealand school for a minimum of ten weeks.

International education delivers social and cultural and economic benefits for New Zealand.

To support the growth of international education, ENZ promotes New Zealand as a study destination for international students and supports the delivery of education services offshore.

Scholarship Description: 

  • Application Deadline: May 31, 2018
  • Course Level: Scholarships are available for high school students.
  • Study Subject: Scholarships are awarded for students to learn new skills.
  • Scholarship Award: There are three Follow the Kiwi scholarships available for high school students: one each for France, Germany and Italy. Each Follow the Kiwi scholarship provides NZ$15,000 (approximately €8,900) to contribute to tuition, school-related costs and living expenses. Scholars must study in New Zealand for a minimum of one school term (ten weeks), commencing in April 2019 at the latest.
  • Nationality: Available to French, German and Italian students.
  • Number of Scholarships: Up to three scholarships are available.
  • Scholarship can be taken in New Zealand

Eligibility for the Scholarship: 

Eligible Countries: This scholarship is available to French, German and Italian students.

Entrance Requirements: To apply, you must:

  • Be a legal citizen of Germany, France or Italy, or have held resident status in one of these countries for at least two years;
  • Be aged between 14 and 17 years at the time of the application; and
  • Provide the name and contact details of your parent(s) or caregiver(s). We’ll contact them for you to take part in the scholarship programme, if successful.
  • The Follow the Kiwi scholarship can be taken up in Term 3 or Term 4 of 2018 OR in Term 1 or Term 2 of 2019.

English Language Requirements:  Applicants from outside the home country will often need to meet specific English language/other language requirements in order to be able to study there.

New Zealand Scholarships 

Application Procedure: 

How to Apply: To Follow the Kiwi, you’ll need to complete the online application form AND upload either a motivational letter, online blog, short video (max 2 minutes), or photo collage telling us:

  • Who you are
  • Why you want to study in New Zealand;
  • Which skills you would like to learn or improve at a New Zealand secondary school; and
  • Why you are the perfect candidate to follow the kiwi all the way to New Zealand.

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