Phnom Penh (FN), Feb. 01 – The Manaaki New Zealand Scholarships (MNZS) recognise New Zealand’s close cultural, economic and geographic ties with Southeast Asia. They seek to empower individuals with the knowledge, skills and qualifications to contribute to the economic, social, and political development of their region. MNZS are offered for postgraduate level study only.

The New Zealand Aid Programme offers 35 full scholarships to Cambodian citizens who are motivated to make a difference at home.

Brochure is downloadable here:

Qualification Types
New Zealand Scholarships are available for the following qualifications:
• Postgraduate Diploma (1 year)
• Masters Degree (1 – 2 years)
• PhD (up to 3.5 years)

When to apply
Opens: Wednesday 01 February 2023, 12.01 am (midnight) NZ Time.
Closes: Tuesday 28 February 2023, 12.00 pm (midday) NZ Time.

How to apply for online applications
We strongly advise applicants to apply online and to do so well before the closing date. The online application form is only available between the opening and closing dates for your country.

The link to take the online eligibility questionnaire:
The link to apply for online applications:

Applicants applying again
Step 1: Re-set your password
Step 2: Confirm your eligibility
Step 3: Complete and submit your application before the closing date

New applicants
Step 1: Confirm your eligibility
Step 2: Register for a New Zealand Scholarship account
Step 3: Set password for your New Zealand Scholarship account
Step 4: Complete and submit your application before the closing date

Information Session:
1. Wednesday, 1 Feb, Australia Centre for Education (ACE) Toul Tom Pong Campus, 4:30 - 5:30pm
2. Saturday, 4 Feb, Australia Centre for Education (ACE) Toul Tom Pong Campus, 10:00 - 11:00am
3. Sunday, 5 Feb, University of South-East Asia Siem Reap, 10:00-11:00am
4. Sunday, 5 Feb, ACE Siem Reap Campus, Auditorium, 1:30-2:30pm
5. Monday, 6 Feb, National Meanchey University, Banteay Meanchey, 10:00-11:00am
6. Tuesday, 7 Feb, University of Management and Economy, Battambang, 9:30-10:30am
7. Tuesday, 7 Feb, National University of Battambang, Battambang, 1:00-2:00pm
Information session on the scholarships (including eligibility and the selection process) is conducted at Phnom Penh (ACE Tuol Tom Poung Campus), Siem Reap (ACE and University of South-East Asia), Banteay Meanchey (NMU) and Battambang (UME & NUB).

Please register to attend at

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Further information, please contact:

The Manaaki New Zealand Scholarships Office at IDP Education (Cambodia) within the ACE Tuol Tom Poung Campus at:
#167, St 163 Corner St 480, Sangkat Phsar Deumthkov
Khan Chamkarmon, Phnom Penh

Tel: +855 23 222 063
Online enquiry: