Fund Details
2023 Apr - Prime Minister's Scholarship (PMS) Group


Prime Minister's Scholarships for Asia (PMSA) and
Latin America (PMSLA) - Group Application

Deadline:  11.59pm, 23 April 2023 New Zealand time

The Prime Minister's Scholarships for Asia and Latin America are funded by the New Zealand government and administered by Education New Zealand.  To find out more click here, and click this link to view or download the Terms and Conditions. 

This application is for group organisers who plan to submit an application for three or more recipients on behalf of a

  • Iwi, hapu or whānau trust

  • NZ education provider

  • other organisation

The scholarship aims to:
  • Strengthen New Zealand's ability to engage with key trading partners in Asia and Latin America.
  • Improve the international skills of the New Zealand workforce
  • Improve the internationalisation of New Zealand tertiary institutions
  • Increase international understanding of the strength and quality of New Zealand's education system
  • Establish connections between New Zealand and other countries through participants building lifelong friendships and networks
  • Strengthen New Zealanders' understanding of other cultures


If your application is successful, all members of your group must
  • Be a New Zealand citizen or hold a New Zealand Permanent Resident Visa.
  • Be an ordinarily resident in New Zealand and have resided in New Zealand for at least 12 of the past 24 months.
  • Not have been previously awarded a Prime Minister's Group Scholarship (to either Asia or Latin America).
  • Be medically fit to travel
  • Be fully vaccinated against Covid-19.
  • Be able to attend the full duration of your proposed overseas programme.
  • Be eligible for an entry Visa into your host nation(s).

Begin Accepting Applications Date:
7 Feb 2023
Deadline Date (NZT Time Zone):
23 Apr 2023 11:59 PM