We accept applications at different times of the year. Check the relevant tertiary application dates and application method for your country.

Application dates for all Commonwealth scholarships are to be confirmed.

Applications open: 1 February 2017

Applications close: 15 March 2017, 12noon NZ Time

Online OR Paper-based available for:

Cambodia

Indonesia

Laos PDR

Myanmar

Nauru

Niue

Papua New Guinea

Solomon Islands

Timor-Leste

Tonga

Tuvalu

Vanuatu 

Applications open: 16 February 2017

Applications close: 30 March 2017, 12noon NZ Time

Online Only for:

Africa

Bhutan

Fiji

Jordan

Latin America

Malaysia

Micronesia (Federated States of Micronesia, Marshall Islands, Palau)

Mongolia

Nepal

Philippines

Thailand

Caribbean

Viet Nam 

Dates To be confirmed 

Paper-based only for:

China Doctoral

Commonwealth scholarships

Kiribati

Samoa

TIP: Get your application in a few days before the closing time. The online application portal is put under heavy stress during the last few days with thousands of applications. Err on the safe side and get your application in at least 3-7 days ahead, in case there are any technical problems. 

We accept no responsibility for technical problems with the Online Application Portal.

Late applications are not accepted.

Application deadline is in New Zealand Time. Note: Applications close at midday (NZ Time), not midnight.