Prime Minister's Scholarships for Asia and Latin America

Applications for the 2024 group scholarship round are now closed.

Click below to sign up for updates about future rounds, information sessions and workshops.

Individual scholarship round information session

If you're interested in applying for an individual Prime Minister's Scholarship and want to find out more, you can join our upcoming information session.

Click below to register.

Who can apply?

You can apply for the scholarship if you are at least 18 years old at the date of applying, and are a New Zealand citizen or permanent resident.

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

Learn more about who we're looking for:

What do the scholarships cover?

The scholarships cover tuition fees for offshore institutions (not NZ fees), flights, and a contribution towards internship fees, living, accommodation, visa and insurance costs.

Check out all the details on funding:


alumni since 2013

The Prime Minister's Scholarship programme has supported more than 4155 New Zealanders to dream big and broaden their horizons through life changing learning experiences in Asia and Latin America.


of alumni would recommend the Prime Minister's Scholarship

Latest alumni survey results show recipients overwhelmingly support and would recommend the programme.


diverse countries to explore

You can choose between 12 destination countries in Asia and Latin America. Explore your options.

About us

Education New Zealand Manapou ki te Ao (ENZ) is New Zealand’s government agency dedicated to international education. We promote New Zealand as a study destination and help Aotearoa New Zealand realise the social, cultural and economic benefits of international education. We also administer the Prime Minister's Scholarships to support New Zealanders to undertake educational experiences in Asia and Latin America.