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April - Generation Study Abroad Awards


About the Generation Study Abroad Awards for New Zealand

Deadline: 11:59pm, 30 April 2020 (midnight) Eastern Time Zone

3.59pm, 1 May 2020 New Zealand Time Zone 

New Zealand is in a time zone ahead of the US.  All applications must be received by 30 April 2020 Eastern time zone

Please note: At this stage applications for the Generation Study Abroad (GSA) Scholarships are still open. However, given the ever-changing situation global situation with COVID-19 and the uncertainty around future study abroad dates, all successful recipients who cannot study in New Zealand in Semester 2, 2020 will have their awards deferred until Semester 1 2021.

The Generation Study Abroad Travel Award recipients may be selected to become Kiwi Ambassadors and help Education New Zealand take the New Zealand study experience to the world.  As a Kiwi Ambassador, students will be asked to share their study experience through blogs, pictures, videos and snaps on our social media channels during their semester in New Zealand.  Education New Zealand looks forward to working with the Kiwi Ambassadors to share a truly memorable #StudyinNZ experience.

Generation Study Abroad students come to New Zealand for a great education and an incredible adventure.

It's a place where learning is personalised and easily tailored, where independent thought is welcomed and innovation is encouraged.  In New Zealand students discover new ways to learn, gain new experiences and get a fresh global perspective.

Education New Zealand and New Zealand tertiary institutions are supporting Generation Study Abroad students with excellence and travel awards.  There are three different scholarships available for semester study in New Zealand.

Education New Zealand Study Abroad Travel Awards (ENZTA)

As a country partner to the Generation Study Abroad initiative, Education New Zealand offers US$2,000 to help students fund their flight to New Zealand.

Generation Study Abroad New Zealand Universities Excellence Awards (NZUEA)

All eight (8) New Zealand Universities offer $500 Excellence Awards to US students studying for a semester at the universities.

Generation Study Abroad New Zealand Institutes of Technology and Polytechnics Excellence Awards (NZITPEA)

Participating New Zealand Institutes of Technology and Polytechnics offer $500 Excellence Awards to US students studying for a semester at the Institutes of Technology and Polytechnics.

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Required Documents/Information:

To complete this application, you will need to upload the following documents:
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  • Copy of the photo ID page of your passport
  • Copy of your US Resident Visa (for non-US citizens only)

You will also need to provide the names and emails of two referees to request references as follows:
  • Professor (or Assistant Professor) at your US home institution
  • Study Abroad Advisor at your US home institution