For a small country, New Zealand has a lot going for it.
Ask anyone who's visited New Zealand -- whether to study abroad or just to travel around the countryside -- and they'll tell you it's a country of stunning scenery, welcoming people, delicious food, and fascinating culture.
So why isn't New Zealand at the top of your list to study abroad?
Maybe you've considered New Zealand as a possible study abroad destination, and aren't quite sure if it's the right fit for you. We've got a great reason to consider New Zealand -- and tons of resources to show you why you'll have an unforgettable semester (or year) abroad in New Zealand.
You Can Study Abroad in New Zealand... for Free
For the sixth year, we at Go Overseas have partnered with Education New Zealand to sponsor our New Zealand scholarship contest. From now through October 11, 2019, you can apply to win one amazing scholarship to study abroad in New Zealand.
Undergraduates from the U.S. are eligible to apply for a full-tuition scholarship worth up to $15,000! The winner will also win free flights to New Zealand, thanks to STA Travel.
Like in years past, here's how to enter:
- You need to head over to the New Zealand scholarship page and start your application.
- You provide us with some important information, like your name and contact info.
- You browse and select different New Zealand study abroad programs you are interested in.
- You submit a creative photo and essay based on this year's prompt.
After you've completed your application, we'll review it and get back to you by the end of October, letting you know if you're the lucky winner!
Unsure if New Zealand is Right for You?
Over the years, we've had the chance to learn a lot about New Zealand, and we believe it has something to offer every student. Here are some of our favorite articles about studying abroad in New Zealand. These will give you a good sense of why New Zealand should be on your study abroad wishlist -- and why now is the perfect time to apply for our New Zealand scholarship!
- Why You Should Consider Studying Abroad in New Zealand -- Don't just take our word for it -- we asked NZ study abroad alum Alison to share her thoughts on why New Zealand is a great study abroad destination.
- 10 Things to Know Before Studying Abroad in New Zealand -- Here's a handy resource that teaches you more about New Zealand and what to know before you go.
- 10 New Zealand Foods & Drinks You Must Try While Studying Abroad -- Whet your appetite for New Zealand by adding these unique foods and drinks to your must-try list when you study abroad.
- The Top Universities in New Zealand for International Students -- Learn more about the universities in New Zealand, and what makes each unique.
- How to Study Abroad in New Zealand on a Budget -- As you finalize your plans for studying in New Zealand, here are helpful tips from a student who's been there.
Ready to Apply?
Are you excited to study abroad in New Zealand yet? If so, don't delay! The scholarship applications are only open until October 11, 2019. Good luck!
Scholarship to Study in New Zealand
Education New Zealand and Go Overseas are giving away $15,000 to one US undergraduate student to study abroad in New Zealand in 2020! STA will be covering the round trip flight. Apply before September 17th to be entered to win a D-SLR camera.