Deadline - New Zealand Scholarships

2015-04-10 15:00
America/Jamaica

Applications are invited for Commonwealth Scholarships tenable at Universities in New Zealand for a period of
two (2) years (Master’s) or three (3) years (PhD). February 2016. Click here for additional information on the scholarship

DISCIPLINES

  • Open Scholarship
  • Scholarships’ will be awarded in those areas in line with the country’s Human Resources Development needs and training priorities as outlined in the National Strategic Development Plan (vision 2030) and Human Resources Planning Framework.

ELIGIBILITY
Candidates should:

  • Be a citizen of the country
  • Be Jamaican nationals resident and employed in Jamaica for at least two {2} years prior to application
  • Be applying to commence a new qualification and not be seeking funding for one already commenced at the PhD or Masters Level
  • Submit three {3} references { 1 professional, 2 academic} on official letterhead along with three (3) copies of the application form

Candidates are encouraged to secure admission to their preferred New Zealand education institution in  advance of scholarship application. Evidence of admission should be attached to the application form.

BENEFITS

  • Travel
  • Tuition
  • Establishment Allowance
  • Course Related Costs
  • Stipend
  • Medical and Travel Insurance

OBLIGATION

Successful candidates will be required to sign a bond to return to work in Jamaica for at least five (5) years immediately upon completion of their course of study.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE
The application form can be downloaded here.  Kindly complete, sign and submit form along with required documents as indicated to: 

Scholarships and Assistance Unit
Ministry of Finance and Planning
1st Floor, Block “G”
30 National Heroes Circle, Kingston 4
Telephone 922-8600-12 Fax:932-5013
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.mof.gov.jm/scholarships

CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS IS FRIDAY APRIL 10, 2015 at 3.00 P.M