The Global Research Alliance on Agricultural Greenhouse Gas Emissions calls application for NZ-GRADS Global Research Alliance Scholarship in New Zealand. It is fully-funded opportunities for students from a developing country who are ready to complete their Ph.D. in science.

Global Research Alliance

Scholarships University: New Zealand University or Research Institute

Eligible Countries: Developing Countries

Degree Level: PhD Degree Programs

Scholarship Country: New Zealand

Type of Opportunity: Scholarships and Fellowships

Scholarship Coverage

  • New Zealand University’s annual tuition fees and associated student levies up to a total of $10,000 NZD per year.
  • An annual living stipend of $28,000 NZD per year (tax-free).
  • Medical insurance cover up to $700 NZD per year.
  • Visa application costs to a maximum of $1,000.
  • Return flights to New Zealand up to a maximum of $6,000.
  • Book and thesis preparation allowance of up to $1,500.


To apply you must:

  1. Be from a developing country (as defined by the World Trade Organisation and
  2. Your PhD research topic must be related to greenhouse gas emissions from agricultural systems.


  • Candidates can bring their family to live in New Zealand with them.
  • His/her partner or spouse will be able to apply for an open work visa for the duration of the study of a candidate.
  • Their children will be able to enrol as domestic students in New Zealand’s free state schools.
  • The candidate will be studying at a top New Zealand University or Research Institute. Similarly, they will be actively supported through various extensions and networking events hosted in New Zealand.
  • Candidates may also be able to work alongside their studies, as PhD students studying in New Zealand usually have unlimited work rights.
  • The candidates will receive support when they arrive, as New Zealand is a very welcoming country and there are systems in place to help them and their families settle in.
  • It is an opportunity to live in New Zealand. NZ is famous for its relaxed pace of life, unbeatable outdoor lifestyle and excellent work/life balance. NZ people work hard but make time for family, friends and enjoying the beautiful environment.
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How to apply?

This Global Research Alliance Scholarship is open to all the students from a developing country (as defined by the World Trade Organisation). But however, the PhD research topic of the candidates must be related to greenhouse gas emissions from agricultural systems.


Visit the Official Webpage for more information

Application Deadline: 01 June 2020