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"The mentoring, leadership and networking opportunities through the scholarship are invaluable."- scholar.

We have gathered information about a wide range of scholarships to help you fund your study or training in areas relevant to our food & fibre sectors. If you are an organisation with a scholarship relevant to any of NZ's food & fibre sectors and would like it included on this page, please email info@growingnz.org.nz.

Disclaimer: Every effort has been made to ensure that information is current and correct. But please contact the appropriate scholarship provider before making an application, as details change frequently.

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Found 84 of 250 scholarships:

New Zealand Young Farmers Study Scholarship

Closing Date: 6 Dec 2021

Open to students who are New Zealand Young Farmers Members studying agriculture or agriculturally related topics at Universities or Polytechnics.

J E Prestidge Scholarship

Closing Date: 7 Dec 2021

Open to students from the Taranaki province who are proceeding to full time study at the Taranaki Polytechnic or at a University, Agricultural College, or an Agricultural training school.

MPI Postgraduate Science Scholarship

Closing Date: 8 Dec 2021

Open to postgraduate students undertaking Masters or PhD degrees, in a research area relevant to, and meeting capability needs of MPI or the primary industries.

Horticulture NZ Postgraduate Scholarship

Closing Date: 10 Dec 2021

Open to people undertaking postgraduate study in horticulture or related fields. 

Horticulture NZ Undergraduate Scholarships

Closing Date: 10 Dec 2021

Open to students who have a special interest in the fruit and vegetable industry and are undertaking a degree.

Ballance Scholarships

Closing Date: 12 Dec 2021

Open to students wishing to study agriculture, agribusiness, or any other field relevant to the food & fibre sector.

Don Scott Agricultural Education Trust Grants

Closing Date: 19 Dec 2021

Open to students from the Manawatu/Rangitikei and Wanganui Federated Farmers Provinces, to pursue agricultural related studies or group learning initiatives.

Silver Fern Farms Graduate Programme

Closing Date: 6 Jan 2022

Applications are invited from anyone who has graduated within the past two years. We are looking for smart, ambitious Graduate leaders keen to come and make their mark in our global food business and create a career in the NZ Agricultural and red-meat industry. 

James and Evelyn Gane Scholarship

Closing Date: 31 Jan 2022

Open to rural students about to enrol in their first year of an undergraduate degree or diploma at Lincoln University, intending to study a degree or diploma that will allow them to take up farming, horticulture or similar as a career.

Roger Harris (Waihou Valley Scheme) Scholarship

Closing Date: 8 Feb 2022

Open to students whose families are resident within the Waihou Piako zone rating area, wishing to study civil engineering or resource management with a particular focus on river and catchment management.

Jersey New Zealand Scholarship

Closing Date: 28 Feb 2022

Open to students who have completed the first year of study who are members of Jersey New Zealand.

Lawson Robinson Hawke's Bay A&P Society Scholarship

Closing Date: 28 Feb 2022

Open to Hawke's Bay students currently enrolled in a full time land based production industries programme, either graduate or post-graduate, at a New Zealand University.

L. A. Alexander Agricultural College Trust Board Inc

Closing Date: 28 Feb 2022

Open to tertiary students who were born, educated or are being educated in the Taranaki/Waverley area, wishing to study in the fields of agriculture, horticulture, forestry and all types and purposes of farming and related fields.

Education Fund

Closing Date: 1 Mar 2022

Open to students wishing to further their education to improve their level of skills

Tararua Provincial Education Grant

Closing Date: 1 Mar 2022

Open to tertiary students resident in the Tararua or Central Hawkes Bay area.

Ormond Meat Marketing Scholarship

Closing Date: 3 Mar 2022

Open to students planning to undertake a programm of study that will prepare them for an agribusiness career in the meat industry.

Rongotea Lions Club Student Assistance Fund

Closing Date: 3 Mar 2022

Open to Manawatu students studying towards a degree in agriculture, horticulture, agribusiness or veterinary science at Massey University.

Sir John Logan Campbell Agricultural Scholarship

Closing Date: 3 Mar 2022

Open to students from Auckland and other urban areas wishing to undertake a degree in agriculture

Thornton Memorial Dairy Bursary

Closing Date: 3 Mar 2022

Open to students at Massey University with an agriculture major in the BAppliSc, BAgriSci or the BSc degree who have completed their 1st year of the degree.

Brown Glassford Scholarship

Closing Date: 15 Mar 2022

Open to students entering their second year of Bachelor of Commerce & Management at Lincoln University, and intending to undertake a career in Rural accounting.

Big Deer Tour

Closing Date: 26 Mar 2022

Open to students in the final year of a degree in Agricultural Science, Agricultural Commerce, Environmental Management or a related discipline that will lead to a qualification appropriate to employment in the agricultural consultancy field.

Parininihi ki Waitotara Trust: Tertiary Grants

Closing Date: 31 Mar 2022

Open to students who are whakapapa to one of the eight Taranaki iwi, and enrolled with a New Zealand tertiary institute or training provider.

Parininihi ki Waitotara Trust: Undergraduate Scholarships

Closing Date: 31 Mar 2022

Open to students who are whakapapa to one of the eight Taranaki iwi, and enrolled with a New Zealand tertiary institute for a undergraduate Bachelor's programme longer than one year full time.

AGCARM Undergraduate Agricultural-Horticultural Scholarship

Closing Date: 31 Mar 2022

Open to New Zealand citizens and permanent residents studying full-time who have completed the first year of a degree in production horticulture at Massey University.

Whanganui Trust Education Scholarship

Closing Date: 31 Mar 2022

Open to students who are shareholders or direct descendents of a current shareholder or a beneficiary of a shareholding trust of Morikaunui Incorporation, and undertaking a recognised NZQA approved course of no less than one year.

Rural Communities Trust Grant

Closing Date: 31 Mar 2022

Open to students in rural areas who due to their location may otherwise be disadvantaged.

Craigmore Sustainables Postgraduate Scholarship

Closing Date: 31 Mar 2022

Open to postgraduate students (Honours/Masters, PhD) enrolled at Lincoln University, with an agriculture or agricultural area research project.

UPL Limited Scholarship

Closing Date: 31 Mar 2022

Open to students undertaking a land-based degree or diploma with an interest in Horticultural, Plant or Soil Science, Arable Farming and Farm Management.

Firstlight Foods Scholarship

Closing Date: 31 Mar 2022

Open to first year students at Lincoln who have successfully completed a year of study towards any degree with a Supply Chain component.

Hine Rangi Trust (Northland) Scholarship

Closing Date: 31 Mar 2022

Open to students usually resident in Northland, who are in their final year of study at Lincoln University involving research that could be of benefit to Northland farmers and growers.

Margaret Watling Scholarship

Closing Date: 31 Mar 2022

Open to students from the South Island to further their studies or obtain practical experience in a horticulture-related field at Lincoln University.

Michael Martin Bursary

Closing Date: 31 Mar 2022

Open to students at Lincoln University, enrolled in the the Rural Valuation (VAPM 312) paper for the degree of Bachelor of Land and Property.

Sir Turi Carroll Centennial Scholarship

Closing Date: 31 Mar 2022

Open to students of Maori descent who will be enrolling in a land-based degree at Lincoln University

Westpac Scholarship

Closing Date: 31 Mar 2022

Open to students from Southland undertaking a full time degree at Lincoln University in Agriculture.

William Hudson Scholarship

Closing Date: 31 Mar 2022

Open to students who have completed their first year of an undergraduate diploma or degree course in agriculture at Lincoln and are enrolled for their second year.

William S. MacGibbon Scholarship

Closing Date: 31 Mar 2022

Open to students enrolled in VAPM 312 Rural Valuation for the degree of Bachelor of Land and Property Management at Lincoln University

William John Cartwright Trust Scholarship

Closing Date: 31 Mar 2022

Open to students who are enrolling for the first time in the first year of a Diploma in Farm Management or Horticultural Management at Lincoln University, and have resided in the South Canterbury region

PKW-Ballance Agri-Nutrients Undergraduate Scholarship

Closing Date: 31 Mar 2022

Open to whakapapa of at least one of the eight iwi of Taranaki.

Allan Gibson Accountancy Scholarship

Closing Date: 31 Mar 2022

Open to students wishing to become charted accountants, with an interest in rural, agricultural and/or agrifood industries, to complete their accountancy qualification through Massey University.

Lone Star Farms Scholarship

Closing Date: 30 Apr 2022

Open to students studying towards a Diploma in Farm Management or an Agricultural degree at Lincoln University.

Tertiary Education Grants

Closing Date: 31 May 2022

Open to current students at an NZ tertiary provider studying in a course relevant to the forest management sector, who are owners or descendants of an owner in the Lake Taupō Forest Trust.

C.H.Croker Memorial Scholarship

Closing Date: 31 May 2022

Open to students who have completed at least one year of study at Lincoln University, have resided in the Wairarapa, and are studying towards a degree or diploma related to agriculture.

John Mowbray Howard Tripp Agricultural Scholarship

Closing Date: 31 May 2022

Open to students from the Canterbury region who are enrolled in a degree related to the land-based industries at Lincoln University.

Awarua Trust Scholarship

Closing Date: 30 Jun 2022

Open to students from the Morrinsville area wishing to study agricultural related courses at a tertiary institution.

Education Fund

Closing Date: 1 Jul 2022

Open to students wishing to further their education to improve their level of skills

Smedley Station & Cadet Training Farm

Closing Date: 22 Jul 2022

Open to students between 16 and 20 years of age and studying in at least their third year of secondary education, who aspire to a career in farming and agribusiness

Silver Fern Farms Plate to Pasture Youth Scholarship

Closing Date: 27 Jul 2022

Open to students wanting to develop their career in the food or farming industry with interests in; red meat, farming, agriculture, marketing and sales, research and development, food processing, cooking and food technology.

Lincoln University Scholarships for Excellence.

Closing Date: 15 Aug 2022

Open to students who have gained high academic grades in NCEA level two or equivalent, and have registered for a Lincoln University Bachelor's degree.

Colliers Rural and Agribusiness Valuation Scholarship

Closing Date: 23 Aug 2022

Open to students at Lincoln University entering their third or fourth year of study towards a degree specialising in Valuation.

Craig Scholarship

Closing Date: 27 Aug 2022

Open to current and former students of Stratford High School undertaking a tertiary agricultural or horticultural course.

OneFortyOne Scholarship Programme

Closing Date: 31 Aug 2022

Open to students considering a course relevant to the Forestry Sector.

Kiley Family Memorial Trust Scholarships

Closing Date: 31 Aug 2022

Open to students who live in the Taranaki/Wanganui area intending to study agriculture, with the intention of starting a career in farming, farm management or an agriculture-based industry.

Te Ati Hau Trust Agricultural Scholarship

Closing Date: 31 Aug 2022

This scholarship is valued at $3000 for one year. Applicants must aspire to manage one or more AWHI farms.

Find this scholarship through the "Education Scholarship".

Te Ātihau Whanganui Incorporation Education Scholarship: Ōhotu

Closing Date: 31 Aug 2022

Open to students who are shareholders of or beneficiaries to an Atihau-Whanganui Incorporation Shareholder, who intend to study agriculture.

Taranaki Careers and Training Expo trust scholarships

Closing Date: 6 Sep 2022

Open to Taranaki Year 11, 12 or 13 secondary students or anyone wishing to further their education or start a new career.

Tom Cranswick Memorial Awards

Closing Date: 12 Sep 2022

Open to students who are Farmlands shareholders, children of shareholders or staff members of Farmlands, and have completed at least one year of tertiary study in courses related to the primary sector.

New Zealand Grain and Seed Trade Association Scholarship - Massey

Closing Date: 15 Sep 2022

Open to students in their second year of study towards a Bachelors degree relevant to the grain and seed industry.

New Zealand Grain and Seed Trade Association Scholarship - Lincoln

Closing Date: 15 Sep 2022

Open to students in their second year of study towards a Bachelors degree relevant to the grain and seed industry.

Whangarei Agricultural & Pastoral Society Scholarship

Closing Date: 20 Sep 2022

Open to students from within the boundaries of the Northland Regional Council area, contemplating or who are already participating in agricultural related tertiary study.

North Otago Irrigation Company scholarship

Closing Date: 30 Sep 2022

Open to students from, or attending a high school in North Otago, who plan on studying Agriculture at a tertiary institute.

Rural Communities Trust Grant

Closing Date: 30 Sep 2022

Open to students in rural areas who due to their location may otherwise be disadvantaged.

Lincoln University Young Farmers TeenAg Scholarship

Closing Date: 30 Sep 2022

Open to competitors in the TeenAg competition in the year immediately prior to commencing study, or in the year that they commence study at Lincoln University.

W.T. Scott Lincoln Scholarship

Closing Date: 30 Sep 2022

Open to Roncalli College graduates who intend to study at Lincoln University in the area of Agriculture or Horticulture.

NZPPS Research Scholarship

Closing Date: 1 Oct 2022

Open to postgraduate students undertaking research in relevant disciplines (entomology, plant pathology, weed science, zoology, ecology, and plant protection sciences), on topics relating to control of pests, pathogens and/or weeds in primary production (pastoral and arable agriculture, horticulture, forestry) or the natural or human environments.

Don Hulston Foundation Scholarship

Closing Date: 1 Oct 2022

Open to postgraduate students from Lincoln University, who plan to undertake research related to practical and applied research in agriculture, horticulture, forestry, aquaculture, or other areas of benefit to the New Zealand economy.

Sir Graeme Harrison Scholarship

Closing Date: 1 Oct 2022

Open to students from an urban background who wish to study a Bachelor of Agribusiness and Food Marketing at Lincoln University and who plan to make a career in a Land Based Industry

Lincoln University Future Leader Scholarships

Closing Date: 15 Oct 2022

Open to students beginning their tertiary education at Lincoln University in a Bachelors Degree, with high academic calibre and leadership potential.

John R.Templin Scholarship 

Closing Date: 31 Oct 2022

Open to students from Lincoln University, who have undertaken a degree broadly related to Horticulture, and intend on continuing on to postgraduate study, work experience, or research in the USA or Canada.

Basil Parkes Scholarship

Closing Date: 31 Oct 2022

Open to students from the Nelson-Marlborough region, who are undertaking a land-based degree or diploma at Lincoln University.

John Chaytor Memorial Scholarship

Closing Date: 31 Oct 2022

Open to students from the Marlborough District to take a diploma or degree course in agriculture or horticulture at Lincoln University.

South Island Agricultural Field Days Inc. Scholarships

Closing Date: 31 Oct 2022

Open to Young Farmers Club members, who are currently, or will shortly be commencing, full time study at Lincoln University to improve their skills and knowledge in relation to farming.

JS Ewers Internship Programme

Closing Date: 31 Oct 2022

Open to anyone wishing to kick-start a successful career in the growing and supply of quality fresh produce.

Zespri Horticultural Scholarship

Closing Date: 1 Nov 2022

Open to anyone who is completing or has completed at least one year of tertiary study and is aspiring to a career in the horticulture industry, particularly kiwifruit.

FMG Agriculture Scholarship

Closing Date: 1 Nov 2022

Open to students who can maintain at least a B- average (Merit endorsement in NCEA) and are planning to begin their first year of study in an agriculture related degree.

S S Obery Scholarship

Closing Date: 1 Nov 2022

Open to current or future students of agriculture or horticulture at Lincoln University, who usually reside in the Canterbury district between the Waimakariri and Conway rivers.

Central Plateau Vet Society Inc. Undergraduate Scholarship

Closing Date: 13 Nov 2022

Open to current and former students of the wider Taupo District area Colleges, or family members of the Central Plateau Vet Society Inc members, intending to study Veterinary Science or an Agricultural related degree at either Massey or Lincoln University.

Westland Milk Products University Scholarship - Undergraduate

Closing Date: 13 Nov 2022

Open to students from the West Coast region who intend undertaking or completing a Bachelor's or Honours Degree in study areas relevant to Westland Milk Products.

David Levene Foundation Bursaries

Closing Date: 15 Nov 2022

Open to students undertaking full-time study towards a Bachelors of AgriScience, AgriCommerce, Science, Information Science or Technology at Massey University, and who would otherwise be unable to study due to financial hardship.

Harwood Farm Trust Scholarship

Closing Date: 26 Nov 2022

Open to students with a connection to the East Coast of the North Island, with an interest in training/education in farming and its related disciplines.

Awarua Trust Scholarship

Closing Date: 30 Nov 2022

Open to students from the Morrinsville area wishing to study agricultural related courses at a tertiary institution.

Meat Industry Undergraduate Scholarships

Closing Date: 1 Dec 2022

Open to undergraduate students undertaking a Bachelor or Diploma in an area relevant to the meat processing and export industry.

Meat Industry Postgraduate Scholarships

Closing Date: 1 Dec 2022

Open to postgraduate students undertaking a Masters or PhD in an area relevant to the meat processing and export industry.

Winton A & P Association Research Farm Scholarship

Closing Date: 1 Dec 2022

The scholarship would be a maximum of $1,000 and may be awarded to one or more students each year, and initially will be available for the first year of study only. The aim of the scholarship is to encourage young people to take up agriculture/farming as a vocation.

Te Ātihau Whanganui Incorporation Education Scholarship: Doctorate

Closing Date: 31 Aug 2023

Open to students who are shareholders of or beneficiaries to an Atihau-Whanganui Incorporation Shareholder, who intend to study Agribusiness, Commerce and Environmental management studies at Doctorate level.