Fund Details
2022 Aug - Prime Minister's Scholarship (PMS)


Prime Minister's Scholarship for Asia (PMSA) and Latin America (PMSLA) - Individual Application

Deadline:  11.59pm, 31 August 2022 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.

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


We welcome applicants over the age of 18 from all stages and walks of life - you don't need to be studying!

To apply you need to:
  • 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 Individual Scholarship (to either Asia or Latin America).
  • Medically fit to travel
  • 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:
17 Jul 2022
Deadline Date (NZT Time Zone):
31 Aug 2022 11:59 PM