NZ International Doctoral Research (NZIDRS) Scholarship


To provide financial support for postgraduate students from designated countries seeking doctoral degrees by research in New Zealand universities.


The candidate must hold an 'A' average or equivalent in their studies, meet the requirements for entry into a research-based doctoral degree programme at a New Zealand university.

Quantity Available


Study Length

3 years

Award Value

Living allowance (NZ$25,000 per year), a travel allowance (NZ$2,000), a health insurance allowance (NZ$500), and a book and thesis allowance (NZ$800)

Application procedure

The candidate must complete the application form in English and attach supporting documents as stipulated in the application form.

Closing date

July 16th


Government of New Zealand

Study Level

  • Doctorate
  • Research

University of Auckland

The University of Auckland’s main City Campus is located in the heart of Auckland, which is ranked fourth out of 215 world cities for quality of living in the 2009 Mercer Quality of Living Survey (see

Auckland’s harbour setting, magnificent beaches and verdant bush make it a great place to study and work, while the University’s close proximity to New Zealand’s major business city enables staff and students to rub shoulders with leading practitioners in their field. For example, medical students work alongside leading specialists at Auckland City Hospital while the Faculty of Law is within walking distance of the courts and major legal firms. The Business School has a close relationship with leading Auckland companies and academics from our Faculty of Engineering, School of Population Health and School of Architecture and Planning serve on think-tanks helping to shape the city’s future.

Contact Details

More information

For more information regarding this award, please contact the University of Auckland by using the links below.


FindAPhd .com for PhD studentships and programmes


Copyright ©2013-2023
All rights reserved

© material: The Grants Register 29 Sep 2023, published 2013,
reproduced with permission of Palgrave Macmillan

PostgraduateFunding is a database of small grants & bursaries

PostgraduateFunding is a trading name of FindAUniversity Ltd.
FindAUniversity Ltd, 77 Sidney St, Sheffield, S1 4RG, UK. Tel: +44 (0)114 268 4940 Fax: +44 (0) 114 268 5766