Prime Minister’s Scholarships for Asia and Latin America

Ngā Karahipi a te Pirīmia mō Āhia me Amerika ki te Tonga

Due to the ongoing global travel restrictions caused by COVID-19, Education New Zealand has cancelled the first round of the 2020/21 (August 2020) Prime Minister’s Scholarship for Asia and Latin America for both group and individual applicants. 

We will provide an update on the second round (March 2021) as soon as any updates come available.

The Prime Minister’s Scholarship (PMS) for Asia and Latin America is a government-funded programme that offers Kiwis a more affordable way to study overseas.

He hōtaka pūtea-kāwanatanga ngā Karahipi a te Pirīma (PMS) mō Āhia me Amerika ki te Tonga e para huarahi ana ki te ako ki tāwāhi mā ngā hunga o Aotearoa ka māmā ake te utu.

There are two rounds of funding each year.

The Prime Minister’s Scholarship is awarded to both individuals and groups of three or more.

It covers:

  • Return flights
  • Tuition fees

With a contribution towards:

  • Internship brokerage fees
  • Living costs – including accommodation, your visa and travel insurance.

The latest scholarship recipients - 2019/20, round one.

What's in it for me?