Christchurch Educated Skills Scholarship

Christchurch Educated Skills Scholarship

Conducted By : Christchurch Educated
September 30 2018   Scholarship   Undergraduate   India
 About Christchurch Educated Skills Scholarship
  • Christchurch Educated Skills Scholarship is now open for applications to apply, Indian Graduates planning to pursue their postgraduate studies in Christchurch, New Zealand can apply for this scholarship.
    • Candidates can pursue postgraduate studies in specific disciplines which are aligned to clearly identified skill shortage areas associated with the rebuild programme such as Construction, Engineering, ICT, and Science.
  • Educated Skills Scholarship recipients will have opportunities to undertake internships or gain employment in companies in New Zealand.
  • The programme is fully supported by Education New Zealand and the Canterbury Development Corporation, the economic development agency of the Christchurch City Council.

Approved Courses and Institutions

Universities offering admission in Post Graduate Courses

  • University of Canterbury
  • Lincoln University
  • Royal Business College
  • Avonmore Tertiary Institute
  • CPIT
  • UCIC
  • Air New Zealand Aviation Institute

Skill Shortage Areas: The skill shortage areas being targeted include:

  • Construction
  • Engineering
  • Telecommunications
  • ICT
  • Science
  • Candidate should have a graduate degree in any one of the identified skill shortage areas.
  • Candidate should have a graduate degree in any one of the identified Long Term Skill Shortage List.
  • Candidate must be able to meet all student visa requirements in order to undertake postgraduate study in New Zealand.
  • Candidate should be able to obtain an offer of a place for an approved programme of study from one of the participating Christchurch tertiary institutions.
 Reward Description

Christchurch Educated Skills Scholarship Reward:

  • There is a maximum scholarship pool of NZ$104,000 available for suitably qualified and experienced students.
  • In all 10 skills scholarships will be offered, relating to specific disciplines aligned with Christchurch skills shortage areas such as Construction, Engineering, ICT, and Science.
    • 2 students get 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.
    • 8 Christchurch Educated Skills Scholarships worth $10,000 available for students who demonstrate exemplary standards in their qualifications.
  • The scholarships will be offered over 2 intakes for students starting in Winter Semester and Summer Semester.
 Application Process

Christchurch Educated Skills Scholarship Application Process:

  • Candidates have to download the application form from the official website. 
  • Applications may be made directly with Christchurch Educated or through a New Zealand Specialist Education Agent based in India.
 Selection Process

Christchurch Educated Skills Scholarship Selection Process:

  • Candidates will be shortlisted on the basis of the applications received and fulfilling of the prescribed eligibility criteria.
  • There are two semesters, winter semester and summer semester.
  • Winter begins in September, and the summer semester starts in February.
  • Undergraduate studies (Bachelor's study programme) take 3 to 4 years to complete, and a master's study programme from 4 to 6 years long.
 Contact Details
  • Address: Christchurch Educated, PO BOX: 2962, Christ Church - 8041
  • Phone: +64 3 379 5575
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