Short Term Training Awards assist people in the work force to gain knowledge and skills that will help the development of their home country. They play an important and growing role in addressing the human resource and development needs of developing countries.
Through Short Term Training Awards, individuals from selected developing countries can undertake training of up to one year in duration in New Zealand. A wide range of short-term vocational and/or skills courses or work attachments are offered.
Short Term Training Awards cover payment of fees, return economy air fares, an establishment grant, and a basic living allowance. Costs and allowances are paid through a management services consultant.
The following countries are eligible to apply for Short Term Training Awards. Please follow the link to the scholarship information page for your country for more information, including contact details for the nominating authority.
Generally, candidates must be employed and be nominated for an award by their employer.
Application processes and timelines can vary depending on the country. For information about the application process please see the scholarship information page for your home country.
All applicants who are offered an Short Term Training Awards will be required to sign a contract with the New Zealand Government declaring they will comply with the terms and conditions of the scholarship.