Global Research Alliance Doctoral Scholarships 2022 Application Update


Education New Zealand (ENZ) is now accepting applications from suitably qualified students for their Global Research Alliance Doctoral Scholarships. It is a fully-funded scholarship for all students.

Global Research Alliance Doctoral Scholarships

About the Scholarship

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 programs have been selected:

1. Assessing soil carbon changes associated with land management and land use change.

2. Long-term soil phosphorus fertilizer implications for soil nitrogen cycling and Greenhouse Gas emission.

3. Plant and plant/microbiome traits impacting N2O emissions from soil.

4. Climate Neutral Farms (ClieNFarms).

Aim and Benefits of Global Research Alliance Doctoral Scholarships

The scholarship covers the following:

1. New Zealand University annual tuition fees and associated student levies up to a total of $10,000 NZD per year.

2. An annual living stipend of $28,000 NZD per year (tax free).

3. Medical insurance cover up to $700 NZD per year.

4. Visa application costs to a maximum of $1,000.

5. Return flights to New Zealand up to a maximum of $6,000.

5. Book and thesis preparation allowance of up to $1,500 (one-off).

Requirements for Global Research Alliance Doctoral Scholarships

The following criteria are non-negotiable:

1. Your PhD study must be conducted in New Zealand (not from a distance)

2. You cannot hold citizenship or permanent residency status in New Zealand or Australia


3. You must be from a developing country. Check here for current classification.

4. You can apply to one of the available projects.


Application Deadline

September 30, 2022

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