Information about MFAT-funded NZ Scholarship Student Visa

If you are funded by a New Zealand scholarship administered by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade (MFAT) or Education New Zealand (ENZ) you can apply to study full time on this visa.

Overview

Up to 4 years


All conditions

With this visa you can

  • Study full-time at the course stated on your visa – this includes schools, tertiary (study after secondary school) and English language study.
  • Work part-time up to 20 hours a week while studying and full-time in the holidays, depending on your New Zealand Scholarship student scheme.

Things to note

  • You can't include your partner and dependent children in your application for a MFAT-funded NZ Scholarship Student Visa, but they can apply for their own visas based on their relationship to you.
  • Depending on your scholarship programme, your partner may be eligible for a work visa for the length of your MFAT-funded New Zealand scholarship.
  • Your dependent children will be eligible for student visas.

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