MBA scholarships for foreign students in New Zealand
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Home to a beautiful natural environment, New Zealand is known as one of the most liveable countries on earth. According to Global Peace Index, the Kiwi nation is recognised as the fourth most peaceful country in the world. And if you are planning to pursue your MBA abroad -- New Zealand may be the right place to start. MBA programmes in New Zealand offer a perfect blend of academic curriculum and infrastructure. Also, with most universities charging tuition fee up to NZ$25000, cost of studying MBA in New Zealand is much lower compared to top destinations like the US and UK, where the ceiling is upwards$100,000. Moreover, most of the top universities in New Zealand offer financial support to foreign students to pursue MBA.

Here, we bring you the MBA scholarships for foreign students in New Zealand.

The University of Auckland

 

Each year the university and business community in New Zealand roll out scholarships for its applicants. University of Auckland International Business Masters Scholarships is one of the MBA scholarships in New Zealand for foreign students. The scholarship was founded in 2013 and is funded by the University of Auckland Business School.

 

The scholarship is designed to boost the number of international students in programmes like Master of Management, Master of International Business, Master of Marketing or Master of Professional Accounting. International students first must apply to the programme and meet programme requirements. And if eligible, they would be considered for the scholarship. The deadline for applying to the scholarship is similar to that of the programme. Eligible applicants are automatically considered for scholarships.

 

MBA scholarships in New Zealand - The University of Auckland

Scholarships

Applicable to

Award

University of Auckland International Scholarships

International students undertaking PG

Up to $10,000 for postgraduate study

University of Auckland International Business Masters Scholarships

All International students

Up to $30,000 for duration of programme

University of Otago

 

It is a premier research university with annual revenue of more than $650 million. One of the top universities in New Zealand, it offers over 185 undergraduate and postgraduate programmes, across four academic divisions: Humanities, Sciences, Health Sciences and Business. Since 1904, it has produced 62 Rhodes scholars. University of Otago offers various scholarships -- merit and need-based.

 

Applicants planning to study MBA at Otago must have excellent grades and high score in GMAT. To be eligible for the scholarships at Otago, applicant must first receive an unconditional offer from the university to pursue the programme. There is no deadline as such as you must first apply to the programme and automatically you are considered for the scholarship.

 

MBA scholarships in New Zealand- University of Otago

Scholarships

Applicable to

Award

University of Otago Coursework Master's Scholarship

All International students

NZ $10,000

University of Canterbury

 

UC is one of the top universities in New Zealand being ranked 214th in QS 2016/17 and the first in the country to receive QS 5 Stars rating in 2011. Canterbury offers tuition fee waivers to its prospective students who are notified once they are offered a seat in the university. The university offers scholarships like Brownlie, applicable to merit-based doctoral applicants, while the master’s scholarship is designed for those who wish to study masters at the university.

 

MBA scholarships in New Zealand- University of Canterbury

Scholarships

Applicable to

Award

Brownlie Scholarship

Top doctoral applicants

$26,000 a year and tuition fees

UC Master’s Scholarships

Applicants who wish to pursue Master’s

Tuition fees for one year

CWF Hamilton and Co Ltd Master's Scholarship in

Mechanical Engineering

Engineering applicants

$16,500 for one year

Roper Scholarship in Science

Top UC Doctoral Scholarship Science applicants

$26,000 a year and tuition fees

Victoria University of Wellington

 

A regular in world’s best university lists and one of the top universities in New Zealand, Victoria University of Wellington’s Business School features among a handful of institutions that has been granted international accreditation by EQUIS, AACSB (Business) and AMBA.

 

The university offers MBA scholarships in New Zealand to applicants from various backgrounds. Scholarships like Synergy Postgraduate Scholarship offers students with outstanding academic scores in Management and Business Studies.

 

MBA scholarships in New Zealand- Victoria University of Wellington

Scholarships

Applicable to

Award

Synergy Postgraduate

Applicants with academic excellence in Management and Business studies.

$3,000

Victoria Master's [by thesis] Scholarship

Applicants who wish to pursue research at the university

Stipend worth $15,000 and domestic tuition fees.

Victoria Doctoral Scholarships

Applicants enrolled for Doctorate

$23,500 stipend annually along with tuition fees

Deadline for scholarship – first week of November

 

University of Waikato

 

Founded in 1964, the University of Waikato is ranked 324 in the QS World University Rankings 2016/17. The university rates highly on parameters like employability, teaching, facilities, inclusiveness and internationalisation. In fact, it won the QS Stars five star rating in 2016. University of Waikato offers a number of scholarships designed for students from all backgrounds like the International Excellence Scholarship targets applicants from different countries , including the USA, Canada, India, China, UK, Thailand, among others.

 

To avail the scholarship, you must first apply for the programme and must be offered admission in the university. The deadlines to apply for the scholarship will be that of the programme.

 

MBA scholarships in New Zealand- University of Waikato

Scholarships

Applicable to

Award

University of Waikato Taught Postgraduate Scholarship

Applicants enrolling in a PG programme

$3,000

University of Waikato International

Excellence Scholarship

Applicants from regions including, South Asia, Latin America, North America, Europe, Africa, East Asia, South East Asia and Middle East to pursue UG and PG.

up to $10,000

Massey University

 

For close to a century, Massey University has been one of the top universities in New Zealand, and is known for its research-centric approach, forward-looking curriculum, and adoption of technology for imparting education. Its business school -- Massey Business School -- is one of the largest and most popular management schools in the country. It also offers annual scholarship grant to the tune of $3m.

 

The university offers certain number of scholarships which are designed for certain programme and applicants. Like Massey University Doctorate Scholarship is designed for those who want to enrol in a full-time research programme, while the Masterate Scholarship targets applicants enrolled in a thesis research.

 

MBA scholarships in New Zealand- Massey University

Scholarships

Applicable to

Award

Massey University Masterate Scholarship

Applicants enrolled in full-time for thesis research

$26,000 a year and tuition fees

Massey University Doctoral Scholarship

Applicants enrolled in a full-time research paper

$25,000 per annum for maximum three years

Bailey Bequest Bursary

Postgraduate students who face financial hardships during the programme

$3,000 per year

To be eligible for any scholarship or award at the university, applicant must have been offered a place in the university.

 

Lincoln University

 

In addition to holding a QS Five Stars rating, Lincoln University also ranks among the top 400 universities in the world; it is ranked 343 in the QS 2016/17 rankings. According to the university, it offers over $2 million dollars in forms of grants and scholarships to its students. Lincoln offers scholarships and allowances to its students at various levels of study. Applicants are exposed to scholarships opportunities like Global Scholarship, Future Leader Scholarship and Sports Scholarship.

 

MBA scholarships in New Zealand- Lincoln University

Scholarships

Applicable to

Award

Future Leader Scholarship

Applicants with excellent merit

One year tuition fee

Sports Scholarship

Applicants interested in both sports and academics

One year tuition fee

Lincoln University Alumni

Association Degree Scholarship

Final year of UG or Honours degree

$7,500 for one year

Those who wish to apply to the scholarships can apply by end of August each year.

 

Auckland University of Technology (AUT)

 

Ranked 12th in the world for International Outlook by THE, AUT has made great progress in the QS World University Rankings 2016/17 as well, jumping almost 40 places from the previous year to be ranked among the top 450. In addition, the AUT Business School enjoys an overall four-star QS rating, while in the individual bands - Teaching & Student Quality, Internationalisation & Diversity, and Facilities, it got a five stars- the maximum.

 

One of the best parts of the university --  a wide range of scholarships for applicants facing financial trouble. Each financial support targets different applicants, country and community.

 

MBA scholarships in New Zealand- AUT

Scholarships

Applicable to

Award

AUT doctoral scholarships

Applicants who wish to pursue doctoral studies

Annual stipend of NZ$25,000 and tuition fee of more than NZ$96,000

Hardship funds

Applicants enrolled in full-time programme with financial hardships

NZ$1000 per semester

Apart from these, AUT also offers several external scholarships for its applicants. 

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