New Zealand FAQ

Yes, we absolutely hope you do. Other schools and providers are offering individual scholarships if you don’t win the full scholarship. Feel free to contact us directly if you have any questions. Education New Zealand and the New Zealand tertiary institutions also offer Generation Study Abroad $500 Excellence and $2,000 Travel awards for US students . Find out more on the Study in New Zealand website. Applications open September 1 and close December 1 for study in New Zealand beginning January 2019.

Yes. As soon as you apply, we’ll share your contact information with the 3 providers/universities you have chosen. They will then contact you to help you prepare for your study abroad adventure in New Zealand. Whether you are chosen as the recipient of this scholarship or not, we hope you choose to study abroad on one of their excellent programs.

Yes. Remember, you will still need to pay rent and you’ll need to eat! It’s also important to set aside some money for rent & spending money. Remember, this amount will likely be less than the amount you’d spend on your home campus for a semester.

No, not at all. We think you can be very creative with any of the three options. Remember, all photos must be original, and it helps if you’re actually in the photos. We look forward to seeing your stellar entries!

The deadline for New Zealand Scholarship application is Friday, October 19th, 2018 at 11:59 pm PST. With the number of applications we expect to receive, we recommend being proactive and applying early.

A written guarantee of accommodation is required before a student visa can be granted. Some institutions may be able to arrange residential accommodation for students who are not staying with relatives or friends. However, you may wish to arrange accommodation for yourself. You should indicate whether or not you want assistance in finding accommodation when you apply to the institution.

Yes, we absolutely hope you do. Other schools and providers are offering individual scholarships if you don’t win the full scholarship. Feel free to contact us directly if you have any questions. Education New Zealand and the New Zealand tertiary institutions also offer Generation Study Abroad $500 Excellence and $2,000 Travel awards for US students . Find out more on the Study in New Zealand website. Applications open September 1 and close December 1 for study in New Zealand beginning January 2019.

Your spouse can apply for a work visa only if you are doing a post graduate course in NZ or you are Studying a course towards qualifications in Long term Skill Shortage List.

If you wish to transfer to another course or institution, you must apply to the New Zealand Immigration Service to obtain a variation to your student permit, specifying the course and institution and, if appropriate, the extended validity of the permit. Note: The New Zealand Immigration Service will revoke a student permit if an international student withdraws from a course of Study at an institution.

You may jeopardize your immigration status in New Zealand as you were originally granted a student visa to Study a particular course. Any request for a change of course of Study would mean a re-assessment of your application.

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