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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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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.

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.

Onion Industry Postgraduate Scholarship

Closing Date: 15 Dec 2021

Open to students who wish to undertake postgraduate research that is of relevance to the New Zealand Onion industry. 

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. 

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.

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.

Hawkes Bay Farm Improvement Club Trust Scholarships

Closing Date: 3 Mar 2022

Open to students that have successfully completed the first year of the BApplSc degree and who normally reside in the Central Hawkes Bay District Council or Dannevirke Community Board or Woodville Community Board.

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.

Kaitiaki o te Ngahere Scholarship

Closing Date: 31 Mar 2022

Open to students undertaking a course of study in a forestry discipline, with priority given to students with a connection to the land on which Kaingaroa Timberlands holds forestry licences and who have resided in the central North Island.

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.

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.

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

Future Deer Farmers Experience

Closing Date: 21 Jul 2022

Open to students studying toward a diploma or certificate in agriculture or farm management; who have attended deer husbandry courses; or who have recommendations from industry contacts.

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.

Craig Scholarship

Closing Date: 27 Aug 2022

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

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.

AgResearch Summer Internships

Closing Date: 31 Aug 2022

Open to students returning to studies the following year, in an area of study relevant to New Zealand’s pastoral, agri-food and agri-technology 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.

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.

Rural Communities Trust Grant

Closing Date: 30 Sep 2022

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

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.

AVOCO Tertiary Scholarship

Closing Date: 22 Oct 2022

Open to students entering their final year of study for a Bachelor degree (or similar) in 2019, in a subject field that might contribute to Research and Development of the Avocado industry.

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.

Holstein Friesian New Zealand Scholarship

Closing Date: 12 Nov 2022

 Open to members of Holstein Friesian New Zealand undertaking tertiary education in a study area related toHolstein Friesian New Zealand and/or the dairy sector.

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.

Westland Milk Products University Scholarship - Master's

Closing Date: 13 Nov 2022

Open to students from the West Coast region who intend to undertake a Master's Degree in study areas relevant to Westland Milk Products.

Westland Milk Products University Scholarship - Doctorate

Closing Date: 13 Nov 2022

Open to students from the West Coast region undertaking research towards a Doctorate in an area relevant to Westland Milk Products.

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.

Sir James Wattie Scholarship for Food Technology

Closing Date: 30 Nov 2022

Open to students enrolled or intending to enrol fulltime in the first year of the Bachelor of Food Technology (Hons) at Massey University.

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.

Bee Nilson Scholarships in Human Nutrition and Food Science

Closing Date: 1 Dec 2022

Open to students enrolling in either a one year Honours Degree or in the papers year of a Masters degree in either Human Nutrition or Food Science/Consumer Food Science.

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.