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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 52 of 250 scholarships:

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.

Frank Sydenham Scholarship

Closing Date: 15 Dec 2021

Open to former students from schools within the statutory boundary of the Bay of Plenty Regional Council studying towards a post-graduate horticulture, agriculture, or forestry degree.

Te Toka Trades Training

Closing Date: 31 Dec 2021

Open to Ngati Porou, Maori and Pasifika students from the Gisborne/East Coast region aged 18–34, who wish to undertake a trades apprenticeship in agriculture, forestry, or horticulture.

Wood Industry Research and Education Trust - Tertiary Studies

Closing Date: 31 Jan 2022

Open to students undertaking career-related studies in the wood and forest industry sectors in New Zealand and entities involved in research, development and the advancement of forestry and wood science.

Wood Industry Research and Education Trust - Post Graduate Studies

Closing Date: 31 Jan 2022

Open to students undertaking career-related studies in the wood and forest industry sectors in New Zealand and entities involved in research, development and the advancement of forestry and wood science.

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.

L.A. Alexander Undergraduate Scholarship

Closing Date: 28 Feb 2022

This Scholarship provides a grant to upcoming, and current tertiary students who were born, educated or are being educated in the Taranaki/Waverley area.

L.A. Alexander Postgraduate Scholarship

Closing Date: 28 Feb 2022

To enable students to undergo education or research in all or any of the fields of agriculture, horticulture and all types and purposes of farming related to the broader Taranaki’s agricultural environment. 

L.A. Alexander Teaching Scholarship

Closing Date: 28 Feb 2022

Open to graduates who are New Zealand citizens or permanent residents and have completed an Undergraduate or Postgraduate Degree in agriculture/horticulture or related subjects and wish to proceed to a Diploma in Teaching (Secondary).

Financial Assistance for PrimaryITO Students

Closing Date: 28 Feb 2022

This scholarship provides a grant to PrimaryITO students who undertake their study within the Taranaki/Waverley region. Grants are paid upon written confirmation from PrimaryITO that the student has completed his/her course(s) for that respective year.  Scholarships can be held in concurrent with others.

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.

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.

Whanganui Trust Farm Training or Trade 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 majoring in a subject with an Agricultural/Farming/ Land based focus.

Rural Communities Trust Grant

Closing Date: 31 Mar 2022

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

PKW-Ballance Agri-Nutrients Undergraduate Scholarship

Closing Date: 31 Mar 2022

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

New Zealand Institute of Forestry Undergraduate Scholarship

Closing Date: 17 May 2022

Open to students enrolled in a forestry or forestry-related degree at a New Zealand university.

Otago-Southland (Forestry) Award

Closing Date: 17 May 2022

Open to students undertaking a research project of relevance to forestry in the Otago-Southland region.

Future Forest Scholarship

Closing Date: 17 May 2022

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

Eastland Wood Council - Student Scholarship

Closing Date: 17 May 2022

Open to students enrolled in full-time relevant forestry industry tertiary study.

Eastland Wood Council - Employee Scholarship

Closing Date: 17 May 2022

Open to employees within the forestry industry who aspire to further training to improve their skills, knowledge and value to the employer.

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.

Generation Programme

Closing Date: 5 Jun 2022

A ‘real world’ learning experience combining industry training and employment

Generation Programme

Closing Date: 22 Jun 2022

A ‘real world’ learning experience combining industry training and employment

Education Fund

Closing Date: 1 Jul 2022

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

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.

Southern North Island Wood Council Scholarship

Closing Date: 31 Jul 2022

Open to people enrolling in full time relevant industry tertiary study; or an employee within the industry who aspires to further training.

Mary Sutherland Scholarship

Closing Date: 9 Aug 2022

Open to students enrolled for a forestry or forestry-related course at a New Zealand polytechnic.

UC School of Forestry High Achievers Award

Closing Date: 15 Aug 2022

Open to Māori or Pasifika students intending to enrol in the the Bachelor of Forestry Science (BForSc) degree programme at the University of Canterbury.

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.

Bioprotection Aotearoa - PhD Scholarship

Closing Date: 15 Aug 2022

Open to candidates with Honours and/or Masters Degrees in a relevant discipline.

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.

Forest Tertiary Scholarship

Closing Date: 31 Aug 2022

Open to current students at either the University of Canterbury’s School of Forestry, or Toi-Ohomai Institute of Technology in Rotorua, who are owners or descendants of an owner in the Lake Taupō Forest Trust.

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".

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.

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.

Pukehou Poutū Scholarship

Closing Date: 1 Oct 2022

Open to New Zealand university graduates to undertake postgraduate study in either agricultural or silvicultural science.

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.

T W Adams Scholarship in Forestry

Closing Date: 1 Nov 2022

Open to postgraduate students accepted for enrolment in the MForSc or PhD programmes at the University of Canterbury

Wood Industry Research and Education Trust - Vocational Studies

Closing Date: 27 Nov 2022

Open to students undertaking career-related studies in the wood and forest industry sectors in New Zealand and entities involved in research, development and the advancement of forestry and wood science.

Poverty Bay A&P Scholarship

Closing Date: 30 Nov 2022

Open to full time students from the Gisborne or East Coast region who wish to be involved in the primary sectors.