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20 New Zealand scholarships now available for Caribbean citizens!

By New Zealand High Commission Bridgetown/OECS Commission

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Auckland, New Zealand

(PRESS RELEASE) — The New Zealand High Commission in Bridgetown is promoting the upcoming round of applications for New Zealand Development Scholarships with twenty (20) available to eligible Caribbean citizens.

Applications open on Friday, 15 February, 2019.


Every year, New Zealand offers up to 20 scholarships to eligible Caribbean citizens to pursue world-class postgraduate academic programmes with a focus on Climate Change and Resilience, Food Security and Agriculture, Renewable Energy and Disaster Risk Management.

Applications for study beginning in February 2020 open on Friday, 15 February, 2019.

More information on New Zealand scholarships can be viewed on the Ministry’s website at

Academic Focus Areas

Climate Change and Resilience

Climate Change and the Environment

– Climate change
– Climate change science
– Natural resource management
– Water management
– Forestry

Food Security and Agriculture

– Agricultural science
– Farm management
– Horticulture
– Veterinary
– Fisheries and aquaculture
– Biosecurity
– Agricultural technology
– Agribusiness
– Agricommerce
– Food technology
– Supply chain management

Renewable Energy

– Energy policy
– Energy management
– Energy distribution systems and technologies
– Solar, hydrothermal, hydro-electric, geothermal and wind energy
– Disaster Risk Management

Disaster management

– Emergency management
– Geology
– Geotechnical engineering

Governance related to the above subjects

Governance, public policy, public management, or public financial management, directly related to one of the above climate and resilience subjects.

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