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Ref:GTU/Research/External_Opp/Int_Intern/ 3265 Date:02-05-14


Christchurch Educated Skills Scholarships India 2014
images/Christchurch%20Skills%20Scholarships%20for%20India%20final.pdf) has been
announced and a maximum of 15 Christchurch Educated Skills Scholarships valued at
NZD$10,000 each are available. Christchurch Educated Skills Scholarships programme is targeted
at Indian graduates wishing to study at post graduate level in Christchurch in specific disciplines
which are aligned to clearly identified skill shortage areas associated with the rebuilt programme
such as Construction, Engineering, Telecommunications, ICT and Science.
The programme is supported by Education New Zealand and the Canterbury Development
Corporation, the economic development agency of Christ church City Council. The Christchurch
Educated skills scholarships on offer are designed to address specific skills shortages and
therefore the approved courses of study associated with the programme are related to these
areas of need. Christchurch Educated Skills Scholarships are available to graduates of reputable
tertiary institutions in India who-
(a) Already hold an undergraduate qualification related to one of the identified skill shortage
areas (see the Canterbury Skill Shortage List:
9C890E64CFA7/0/canterburyskillshortagelist.pdf and the Long Term Skill Shortage List:
7041a727a9d5/0/1093.pdf for details); AND
(b) Are able to meet all student visa requirements in order to undertake postgraduate study
in New Zealand see for
details AND
(c) Can obtain an offer of place for an approved programme of study from one of the
participating Christchurch tertiary institutions.
Applications may be made directly with Christchurch Educated or through a New Zealand
Specialist Education Agent (
agents?field_agent_country_tid=173&title) based in India. The last of application is May 16,
2014 at 5:30pm (NZ time). For any questions about this programme emails may be forwarded to There is no financial liability on part of GTU.


Principals/Directors of all Affiliated Colleges/Institutes
With a request to bring it to the notice of students