General eligibility criteria

CITIZENSHIP CRITERIA AM I ELIGIBLE?
*SAMOA CITIZEN (living, studying and/or working in Samoa) WITH ACCESS TO: AUSTRALIA GOVERNMENT AWARD NEW ZEALAND GOVERNMENT AWARD THE PEOPLE’S REPUBLIC OF CHINA AWARD SAMOA GOVERNMENT AWARD
AUSTRALIA CITIZENSHIP/PERMANENT RESIDENCY NO NO YES YES
NZ CITIZENSHIP NO YES YES YES
NZ PERMANENT RESIDENCY NO YES YES YES
US CITIZENSHIP/NATIONAL/ PERMANENT RESIDENCY NO NO YES YES
Any other Developed Country NO NO YES YES

Applicants must also meet the following conditions:

  1. Have at least 2 years of work experience in Samoa (part time or full-time, paid or voluntary) at the time of application. This requirement does not apply to:
    1. applicants who are applying for a pre-service scholarship (i.e. school leavers);
    2. applicants who are applying for a Chinese Scholarship Award.
  2. Not have been terminated from a previous Government Scholarship Award. If so, must serve a stand down period of 4 years before they are eligible to submit an application.
  3. Must fulfill Scholarship Bond requirements if applicant was a beneficiary of an overseas based Government Award.

Overseas Scholarships

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