Christchurch Educated Skills Scholarship

Christchurch Educated Skills Scholarship 2016 for India

Last date to apply

Semester 1: September 30, 2015 

Semester 2: April 30, 2016

About Christchurch Educated Skills Scholarship

  • Christchurch Educated Skills Scholarship will be given to 10 Indian Graduates planning to pursue their postgraduate studies in Christchurch, New Zealand.
    • Candidates can pursue postgraduate studies in specific disciplines which are aligned to clearly identified skill shortage areas associated with the rebuild programme such as Construction, Engineering, ICT and Science.
  • Educated Skills Scholarship recipients will have opportunities to undertake internships or gain employment in companies in New Zealand.
  • In 2014, Christchurch Educated Skills Scholarships worth NZD$150,000 were awarded to Fifteen top Indian students
  • The programme is fully supported by Education New Zealand and the Canterbury Development Corporation, the economic development agency of the Christchurch City Council.
  • Christchurch Educated Skills Scholarship is open for Semester 2 applications. the last date to apply is April 30, 2016.

Universities offering admission in Post Graduate Courses

  • University of Canterbury
  • Lincoln University
  • Royal Business College
  • Avonmore Tertiary Institute
  • CPIT
  • UCIC
  • Air New Zealand Aviation Institute

Skill Shortage Areas: The skill shortage areas being targeted include:

  • Construction
  • Engineering
  • Telecommunications
  • ICT
  • Science

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Christchurch Educated Skills Scholarship Eligibility Criteria

Gender Both
Region All India
Class/ Age Graduates
Details
  • Candidate should have a graduate degree in any one of the identified skill shortage areas.
  • Candidate should have a graduate degree in any one of the identified Long Term Skill Shortage List.
  • Candidate must be able to meet all student visa requirements in order to undertake postgraduate study in New Zealand.
  • Candidate should be able to obtain an offer of a place for an approved programme of study from one of the participating Christchurch tertiary institutions.

Christchurch Educated Skills Scholarship Reward

Christchurch Educated Skills Scholarship Reward

  • There is a maximum scholarship pool of NZ$104,000 available for suitably qualified and experienced students.
  • In all 10 skills scholarships will be offered, relating to specific disciplines aligned to Christchurch skills shortage areas such as Construction, Engineering, ICT and Science.
    • 2 students get Christchurch Mayoral Scholarships  (2 X $12,000 each) are presented by Mayor Lianne Dalziel to two students who display outstanding merit in their qualifications and professional fields.
    • 8 Christchurch Educated Skills Scholarships worth $10,000 available for students who demonstrate exemplary standards in their qualifications.
  • The scholarships will be offered over 2 intakes for students starting in semester 1 and semester 2 2016.

Christchurch Educated Skills Scholarship Application form and Process

Christchurch Educated Skills Scholarship Application Process

  • Candidates have to download the application form from the official website. 
  • Applications may be made directly with Christchurch Educated or through a New Zealand Specialist Education Agent based in India.

Christchurch Educated Skills Scholarship Selection Process

Christchurch Educated Skills Scholarship Selection Process

Candidates will be shortlisted on the basis of the applications received and fulfilling of the prescribed eligibility criteria.

Christchurch Educated Skills Scholarship Important Dates

Category

Semester 1
2016 Intake

Semester 2
2016 Intake

Application Process Begins

August 15, 2015

March 15, 2016

Application Process Ends

September 30, 2015

April 30, 2016

Assessment and Interviews

October 8-31, 2015

May 8-31, 2016

Scholarships awarded

Early November 2015

Early June 2016

Study commences

Semester 1: March 2016

Semester 2: August 2016

Christchurch Educated Skills Scholarship Address

Christchurch Educated
Po Box 2962
Christchurch 8041

Christchurch Educated Skills Scholarship Contact Details

P +64 3 379 5575

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