Christchurch Educated Scholarships for Indian Graduates Scholarships

Christchurch Educated Scholarships for Indian Graduates Scholarships

Conducted By : Education New Zealand and the Canterbury Development Corporation, the economic development agency of the Christchurch City Council.
September 30 2018   Scholarship   Undergraduate   India
 About Christchurch Educated Scholarships for Indian Graduates Scholarships
  • Education New Zealand and the Canterbury Development Corporation, the economic development agency of the Christchurch City Council are offering the scholarship for Indian graduates wishing to study at postgraduate level in Christchurch. 
  • Scholarships are awarded in specific disciplines which are aligned to clearly identified skill shortage areas associated with the Christchurch rebuild programme.
  • Scholarships worth NZ$104,000 will be awarded to ten top Indian students.
  • The application deadline for semester 1 2018 intake is in September 2017 and semester 2 2018 intake is in March 2018.
 Details
  • Christchurch New Zealand is experiencing an economic boom as a result of the $30 billion being invested in rebuilding New Zealand’s second largest city. 
  • As a result of the unprecedented scale of the rebuild programme, the city’s economy needs new migrants with specific skills and knowledge to address critical labour shortages. 
  • The Christchurch Educated Skills Scholarship programme is targeted at Indian graduates wishing to study at postgraduate level in Christchurch in specific disciplines which are aligned to clearly identified skill shortage areas associated with the rebuild programme such as Construction, Engineering, ICT, and Science. 
  • After completing a postgraduate qualification at Level 7 or above in Christchurch the Christchurch  Educated Skills Scholarship recipients will have opportunities to undertake internships or gain employment in companies which are experiencing growth due to the current economic climate.
 Reward Description
  • There is a maximum scholarship pool of NZ$104,000 available for suitably qualified and experienced students.
  • The Christchurch Mayoral Scholarships (2 X $12,000 each) are presented by Mayor Lianne Dalziel to two students who display outstanding merit in their qualifications and professional fields.
  • In addition, there are a further eight $10,000 Christchurch Educated Skills Scholarships available for students who demonstrate exemplary standards in their qualifications.
 Application Process
  • Students can submit the application directly to your chosen approved provider along with all necessary application materials the provider requires.
  • The provider will forward its vetted selection to the Canterbury Development Corporation Scholarships Office within 5 working days of the closing period, September 2017 or April 2018.
 Selection Process

Christchurch Educated Skills Scholarships are available to graduates of reputable tertiary institutions in India who:

  • Already hold an undergraduate qualification related to one of the identified skill shortage areas
  • Are able to meet all student visa requirements in order to undertake postgraduate study in New Zealand
  • Can obtain an offer of a place for an approved programme of study from one of the participating  Christchurch tertiary institutions.
  • Applications may be made directly with Christchurch Educated or through a New Zealand Specialist Education Agent based in India.
 Contact Details
  • Address: 195 Lambton Quay
    Private Bag 18 901
    Wellington 6160, New Zealand
  • Tel: +64 4 439 8000
  • Fax: +64 4 472 9596
  • Email, including for OIA requests: enquiries@mfat.govt.nz