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Why New Zealand Should Top Your Study Abroad Wishlist

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Why New Zealand Should Top Your Study Abroad Wishlist
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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

You Can Study Abroad in New Zealand... for Free
Photo by Marcel K., AUT Alum

For the fifth year, we at Go Overseas have partnered with to sponsor our New Zealand scholarship contest. From now through October 12, 2018, you can apply to win one of five scholarships to study abroad in New Zealand.

Undergraduates from the U.S. and Europe are eligible to apply, as are prospective U.S. postgraduate students. The two undergraduate scholarships are all worth up to $15,000! The two undergraduate winners will also win free flights to New Zealand, thanks to .

Postgrad applicants can apply for scholarships from the , the , and the . Each of these schools is offering a $10,000 scholarship for graduate students who want to pursue a graduate degree in the land of kiwis.

Like in years past, here's how to enter:

  1. You need to head over to the New Zealand scholarship page and start your application. Click here if you're a U.S. undergrad, click here if you're a European undergrad, and click here if you're a prospective U.S. postgrad.
  2. You provide us with some important information, like your name and contact info.
  3. You browse and select different New Zealand study abroad programs you are interested in.
  4. You submit a creative photo and essay telling us why you should be one of the scholarship winners.

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 one of the lucky winners!

Unsure if New Zealand is Right for You?

Study Abroad in New Zealand Scholarship: Unsure about New Zealand
Photo by: Josiah B., Unitec Alum

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!

If you have other questions about studying in New Zealand or this scholarship opportunity, check out the FAQ and terms & conditions.

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 12, 2018. Good luck!