Fund Details
2017 Apr - Prime Minister's Scholarship for Latin America (PMSLA) Group


About the PMSLA - Group

Deadline: midnight 30 April 2017 New Zealand time

The Prime Minister's Scholarships for Latin America (PMSLA) is a programme funded by the New Zealand government and administered by Education New Zealand.  To find out more click here. This application is for groups only, if you are an individual applicant, please apply for the Prime Minister's Scholarship for Latin America (PMSLA) April above.

The scholarship aims to:

  • Strengthen New Zealand institutions' connections with their counterparts in key Latin America countries
  • Promote understanding of the strength and quality of New Zealand's education system and raise awareness in Latin America of New Zealand as a preferred education destination
  • Improve the international skills of the New Zealand workforce
  • Strengthen people to people connections between New Zealand and countries in Latin America through participants building lifelong friendships and networks.
  • Strengthen New Zealand's ability to engage with key Latin American trading partners
  • Improve New Zealanders' understanding of Latin American business practice and culture.
Groups may apply for additional funding of up to $20,000 per group application to cover group-related costs for the extra-curricular activities that are planned.  Please detail activities and provide a budget if you intend to apply against this discretionary fund.  The selection panel will award additional funds at their discretion.