2019 New Zealand Scholarships - Laos

Applications Now Being Accepted - APPLY NOW!

New Zealand Scholarships (NZS) recognise New Zealand’s close cultural, economic, and geographic ties with Southeast Asia. They seek to empower individuals with the knowledge, skills and qualifications to contribute to the economic, social, and political development of their region. These scholarships are offered for postgraduate level study only.

Applications Open: 1 February 2019– 12.01am NZ time
Applications Close: 14 March 2019– 12.00pm NZ time

Criteria for New Zealand Scholarships:

  • Minimum of 18 years of age at the time of commencing the scholarship
  • Be a citizen of the country for which you are applying and have resided in that country for at least the last two years - eligible countries are Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar and Indonesia
  • Agree to return to your home country for a minimum of two years on completion of the scholarship
  • At least one year full- time (two years part-time) work experience

Qualification Types Available:

  • Postgraduate Certificate (6 months)
  • Postgraduate Diploma (1 year)
  • Masters Degree (1 - 2 years)
  • PhD (up to 3.5 years)

Priority Sectors:

  • Agriculture development
  • Renewable energy
  • Disaster risk management
  • PhD (up to 3.5 years)
  • Public sector management/governance
  • Private sector development
  • English Language teaching - (Cambodia, Laos, and Myanmar)

Important Information:

You will not be able to change your choice of study programme or educational institution after you have been selected for an NZS scholarship. Therefore, before you submit your NZS application, research each of the approved educational institutions and their course catalogues to find the right institution that suits your academic and personal needs, and a course that interests you and aligns with the sectors MFAT give priority to.

The MFAT website below has important information and useful links which will guide you in doing your research:
Finally, don’t be afraid to email us for advice.

Vientiane College in Laos

Vientiane College in Vientiane, Laos are the local contacts for New Zealand Scholarships in Laos. Vientiane College will be able to assist you with your application and answer any queries you may have.

Contact: NZS Desk, Vientiane College
Rue 23 Singha, Vientiane, Laos
Phone: 856 21 414873, 414052 or use form below

Interested in applying, need help or more information?

Enter your details on the form to the right and Vientiane College will make contact with you.