Government Of New Zealand – Global Research Alliance Doctoral Scholarships (NZ-GRADS)

Brief Description about Global Research Alliance Doctoral Scholarships.

  • Partial Funding
  • New Zealand Universities
  • PhD
  • Agriculture, Agricultural Sciences
  • International Students, Developing Countries
  • New Zealand
  • 09/30/2022

Scholarship Description:

New Zealand in support of the Global Research Alliance on Agricultural Greenhouse Gases (GRA), is pleased to offer a PhD scholarship for students from developing countries.

This scholarship offers the possibility for students from developing countries to come to New Zealand to work on research projects related to agricultural greenhouse gas mitigation.

For this special round, four PhD projects aligned with New Zealand research programmes have been selected:

  • Assessing soil carbon changes associated with land management and land use change.
  • Long-term soil phosphorus fertilizer implications for soil nitrogen cycling and Greenhouse Gas emission.
  • Plant and plant/microbiome traits impacting N2O emissions from soil.
  • Climate Neutral Farms (ClieNFarms).

The scholarship is supported by the New Zealand Ministry for Primary Industries.

Degree Level:

Government of New Zealand – Global Research Alliance Doctoral Scholarships (NZ-GRADS) – 2022 Special Round is available to undertake PhD level programs at New Zealand Universities.

Available Subjects:

The following categories of study are open to students who are awarded funding through this particular scholarship program.

  • Agriculture
  • Agricultural Sciences

Scholarship Benefits:

New Zealand Government will provide the salary for students to cover their educational expenses in New Zealand.

Eligible Nationalities:

Developing Countries.

Eligibility Criteria:

The following criteria are non-negotiable:

  • Your PhD study must be conducted in New Zealand (not from a distance)
  • You cannot hold citizenship or permanent residency status in New Zealand or Australia
  • You must be from a developing country. Check here for current classification.
  • You can apply to one of the available projects.

Application Procedure:

Applications must be completed and submitted by 30 September, 11:59 pm New Zealand time exclusively via the Education New Zealand online application portal.

To ensure swift and smooth processing of the application documents, all attachments need to be uploaded in the application portal in the form of PDF files only.

The following information must be provided, and documents must be uploaded to the application portal:

  • Evidence of citizenship for every country for which you hold citizenship
  • Meet the requirements to enrol for a PhD programme at the selected University
  • Academic transcripts, grading scale and certificate of completion
  • One Page Motivation letter explaining why you would be the best candidate for the selected project
  • CV (maximum two pages)

You will also need to provide the names and emails of two academic referees.

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