Short Term Training Awards

Short Term Training Awards (STTA) are funded by the New Zealand Aid Programme, the New Zealand Government’s international aid and development programme. They are managed by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade.

STTA 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 STTA, 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.

Countries eligible for Short Term Training Awards 

The following countries are eligible to apply for STTA. Please follow the link to the scholarship information page for your country for more information, including contact details for the nominating authority.

Cook Islands  I  French Polynesia  I  Kiribati  I  New Caledonia  I  Niue  I  Papua New Guinea  I  Samoa  I  Solomon Islands  I  Timor Leste  | Tonga  I  Tuvalu  I  Vanuatu  I  Wallis & Futuna