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All New Zealand citizens and permanent residents who apply for Student Exchange at one of the following partner institutions are automatically considered for a Travel Grant.
Any ISEP institution
Any USAC institution
California State University, Chico, USA
Montana State University, USA
Munich University of Applied Sciences, Germany
Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Sweden
University of Exeter, England
University of North Carolina at Greensboro, USA
University of Northern British Columbia, Canada
University of the South Pacific, Fiji
University of Wisconsin, Madison, USA
Wageningen University, Netherlands
You do not need to submit any additional forms to be considered. When allocating Travel Grants, the Selection Committee takes into account your academic record, references, interview, partner institution choice, and any other scholarships you hold. Students receiving an exchange award from a Massey College are not eligible for a Travel Grant.
This grant is available to part-time or full-time Massey students to help advance their undergraduate or postgraduate studies. Distance students are eligible, as well as internal students. The grant is worth up to $5,000 and can be used for student exchange.
Undergraduate students who are enrolled in a degree programme offered by the College of Humanities and Social Sciences may be eligible to apply for a Student Exchange Study Award from the College. The deadlines to apply are:
15 June for exchanges commencing in Semester One of the following year
15 October for exchanges commencing in Semester Two of the following year
Any student who applies to go on exchange through International Student Exchange Programs (ISEP) is automatically considered for one of Massey's Explore the World scholarships. No additional paperwork is required. The Selection Committee will review all aspects of your application and interview when making selections. You can receive an Explore the World scholarship even if you receive funds from other scholarships.
These awards support top undergraduate or postgraduate students wanting to undertake study or research in Asia. They can cover costs including tuition fees, return economy class flights, accommodation, a living allowance, and medical insurance. The scholarship is focused on ASEAN countries such as Thailand, Cambodia, Myanmar, Laos, Philippines, Malaysia, Vietnam, Singapore and Indonesia, as well as India, China, Japan, Korea, and the Middle East.
The PMSLA provides support for New Zealand citizens and permanent residents to study in Latin America. The funds can be used to cover tuition, flight, insurance, and visa costs for one or two semesters of exchange. Preference is given for programmes in Colombia and Brazil. Other Latin American countries such as Bolivia, Mexico, Costa Rica, Chile, Argentina, Nicaragua, and Uruguay are also included.
Exchange students who book their flights through Orbit Travel by the deadline will get a range of discounts, benefits and will go into a drawing for a NZ$500 Travel Voucher. One voucher will be awarded each semester. It is good for twelve months for any travel you book through Orbit. You can reach Orbit’s dedicated Student Exchange consultant by email, calling (06) 350 5522 option 2, or by stopping by Orbit’s office on the Manawatu concourse.
The American Club of Auckland offers an annual Award, valued at NZ$2,000, to a New Zealand student who has been accepted to study in the United States. The application deadline is normally in April. This Award is only available for students intending to go on exchange during Semester Two due to the timing of the application deadline.
The Rebecca L. Lynch Memorial Scholarship covers tuition, fees, accommodation and meal costs for a female New Zealand citizen or Permanent Resident to study for a year at the University of Idaho. Applications for the scholarship close on 31 August each year. You must apply through ISEP to study at the University of Idaho.
Each year BUTEX awards a number of scholarships to students studying abroad in the UK for either a semester or for a whole academic year. The value of each scholarship is £500 and will be paid to the winners once they have arrived and registered at their host university. The scholarship application deadline is 15 June each year. Because of the timing of the application deadline, this scholarship is only available for students intending to go on exchange during Semester Two.
The Scholarships are open to undergraduate students who have been offered a study abroad or exchange place at a UK university or college which is BUTEX-affiliated. The following Massey exchange destinations are BUTEX-affiliated universities: University of Brighton, University of Edinburgh, University of Essex, and University of Exeter.
Every year the French Embassy in Wellington allocates a few scholarships to New Zealand students wanting to pursue postgraduate exchange study in France. The scholarship provides a travel grant of €2,000. Recipients are selected on academic merit, with preference given to Political Science, Law, Economics, Business and Management, Science or Engineering students. The student must be a New Zealand citizen or permanent resident and enrol at a French university or Grande Ecole for a minimum of one semester of full-time study. The student does not have to have been accepted by a French university at the time of application for the grant. The closing date is 31 December each year.
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Last updated on Monday 30 July 2018