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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 28 of 250 scholarships:

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.

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. 

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.

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.

Southern Wood Council Forest Products Scholarship

Closing Date: 17 Mar 2022

Open to students who have completed their first/intermediate year and be enrolled in the second year/first professional year of a B.For.Sc or B.E.(Hons)(For) degree at the University of Canterbury.

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.

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.

RDK Agricultural Engineering Scholarship

Closing Date: 31 Mar 2022

Open to students in their final year of study (Bachelor's or Honours), with at least one course in agricultural engineering

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.

Perrin Ag Consultants Scholarship

Closing Date: 30 Apr 2022

Open to students wishing to study agriculture or a related science at either Lincoln or Massey Universities.

Don Linklater Memorial Bursary

Closing Date: 13 May 2022

Open to students from the Horizons Region studying in areas relevant to Horizons Regional Council's work.

Future Forest Scholarship

Closing Date: 17 May 2022

Open to post graduate students undertaking research into NZ plantation forestry.

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.

Education Fund

Closing Date: 1 Jul 2022

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

Brian Perry Charitable Trust Undergraduate Scholarship in Science & Engineering

Closing Date: 15 Jul 2022

Open to students in their second year of undergraduate study in the School of Science or School of Engineering at Waikato University.

Haane Manahi Memorial Scholarship

Closing Date: 22 Jul 2022

This scholarship is established to assist Ngati Whakaue students and/or apprentices undertaking study, or an apprenticeship, cadetship, traineeship, that specialises in either forestry, farming, trades or service industries. 

The Board may award up to four annual scholarships not exceeding $20,000 in total, to cover unfunded course fees, required tools of trade for training purposes or other expenses at the discretion of the Board.

The scholarship is open to:

  • Ngati Whakaue descendants of an Original Owner in the Pukeroa Oruawhata Block or,
  • Descendants of one or more of the 6 Koromatua of Ngati Whakaue

Applicants must (preferably) be residents in the Rotorua District and must have attended for at least two academic years a secondary school in the Rotorua District.

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.

Ngā Karahipi Uru Rākau – Forestry Scholarships

Closing Date: 15 Aug 2022

Open to Māori and/or female students enrolling in a Bachelor of Forestry Science or Bachelor of Engineering (Hons) in Forest Engineering.

Hansol Scholarship

Closing Date: 31 Aug 2022

Open to students who are direct descendants of land blocks participating in the Hansol Ngati Porou Whanui Forests, who intend to study Forestry or its related disciplines at a tertiary institution.

OneFortyOne Scholarship Programme

Closing Date: 31 Aug 2022

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

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.

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 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.

Owen Browning Scholarships in Forestry

Closing Date: 1 Nov 2022

Open to postgraduate students who have been admitted or who are eligible for admission to postgraduate studies in Forestry at the University of Canterbury.