New Zealand Ministry of Health is pleased to offer Pacific Health Scholarships for New Zealand Students. These opportunities are awarded for undertaking a course in health or disability-related studies at an approved NZQA accredited tertiary provider in New Zealand.
The Pacific Health Scholarships (formerly known as the ANIVA Scholarships) contribute to improving access to health services for Pacific peoples by assisting the development of the Pacific health and disability workforce.
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The Ministry of Health is the public service department of New Zealand charged with the public health of New Zealand.
Course Level: The studentships are available for the student enrolled at an approved NZQA accredited tertiary provider in New Zealand.
Study Subject: The studentships are awarded undertaking a course in health or disability-related studies.
Award: The financial aid positions will be made of $10,000 for Medical and Dentistry students $5,000 for all remaining qualifications (refer to list of eligible qualifications [Word, 14 KB]). Course fees will be paid directly to your tertiary organization once you have been approved in a course. The Ministry does not provide funding for accommodation costs, course-related costs, or study leave days.
The award can be taken in New Zealand
Eligibility: To be eligible to apply for a Pacific Health Scholarship (The grants), the applicant must:
- be a New Zealand resident or permanent resident at the time of the application
- be enrolled in a health-related course/qualification
- be enrolled at an approved NZQA accredited tertiary provider in New Zealand
- provide evidence of Pacific Islands descent (passport, birth certificate, reference letter).
Nationality: New Zealand citizens can apply for Pacific Health Scholarships.
How to Apply: The mode of applying is online.
Application Deadline: The application deadline is February 8, 2019.