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The New Zealand-France Friendship Fund Excellence Scholarship


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The New Zealand-France Friendship Fund (NZFFF) was established in 1991 to promote friendly relations between the peoples of New Zealand and France.

It has Boards in New Zealand and France, which meet annually to award grants to projects which meet the Fund's philosophy of promoting friendly relations and understanding. The scholarship is for masters or doctoral study and is intended to be a reciprocal arrangement with a high calibre French student studying in New Zealand and a high calibre New Zealand student travelling to France. 





Candidates who wish to be considered for a scholarship tenable in France must be New Zealand citizens or Permanent Residents and must hold a minimum of a Bachelors degree of a high standard from a New Zealand university




A one-off grant of NZ$25,000.00


Closing Date:


31 December


How to Apply:


  1. Check your eligibility
  2. Read the regulations.pdf (83KB)
  3. Download and complete the Application Form (73kb)


Applications should be sent to:

Embassy of France

Cultural and Scientific Service

Level 13, Sovereign House

34-42 Manners Street

PO Box 11 281



Enquiries about the scholarships should be directed to or


Last modified: November 4th, 2015