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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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Hugh Williams Memorial Scholarship

Closing Date: 6 Dec 2021

Open to children of Ravensdown shareholders to undertake an agricultural or horticultural degree at either Lincoln, Waikato, or Massey University.

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.

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.

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. 

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.

Korokipo Branch Agricultural/Horticultural Tertiary Bursary

Closing Date: 15 Jan 2022

Open to residents of Hawke’s Bay to undertake further education or training in land-based courses either through university or polytechnics.

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.

Lynwood Avocado Nursery Scholarship

Closing Date: 31 Jan 2022

Open to Northland students, who have a particular interest in horticulture, undertaking horticultural related tertiary studies.

Edmund Sanderson Jeff Farm Training award

Closing Date: 8 Feb 2022

Open to students with an interest in farming, and studying towards a degree, diploma or certificate at Telford, and require assistance on account of their financial situation, existing environment, or state of health.

Edmund Sanderson Jeff Farm Training award

Closing Date: 8 Feb 2022

Open to students with an interest in farming, and studying towards a degree, diploma or certificate at Lincoln University, and require assistance on account of their financial situation, existing environment, or state of health.

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.

Diamond Jubilee Agricultural Tertiary Bursary

Closing Date: 1 Mar 2022

Open to students undertaking a full-time course of at least one year in an agricultural or other related subject.

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.

Allan Kay Undergraduate Memorial Scholarship

Closing Date: 3 Mar 2022

Open to students enrolled full-time in agriculture, horticulture or animal science at Massey University.

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.

J S Yeates Memorial Scholarship

Closing Date: 3 Mar 2022

Open 2nd & 3rd year Massey students enrolled full time in a bachelors degree in Horticulture who reside in the Manawatu region, preferably Northern Manawatu.

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.

Sydney Campbell Undergraduate Scholarship

Closing Date: 3 Mar 2022

Open to students from the Wairarapa taking courses in Agriculture or Horticulture.

Waitawhiti Memorial Undergraduate Scholarship

Closing Date: 3 Mar 2022

Open to students enrolled in a Bachelor's degree programme in agriculture or horticulture full time at Massy University.

QEII Athol Patterson Bursary

Closing Date: 3 Mar 2022

Open to students in their first year of study, and be enrolled in an undergraduate degree at Massey University either in agriculture or environmental management.

Norwood Undergraduate Scholarship

Closing Date: 3 Mar 2022

Open to students undertaking a full-time undergraduate degree in agriculture or horticulture at Massey University, with preference given to students in their first year of study. 

Peter Densem Undergraduate Scholarship

Closing Date: 3 Mar 2022

Open to students enrolled full-time in an undergraduate programme in the field of Agriculture or Horticulture at Massey University, and must have completed their first year of the programme. 

Fruitfed Supplies Horticulture Scholarship

Closing Date: 3 Mar 2022

Open to horticulture students at Massey University who are undertaking the third year of their undergraduate degree.

Gosling Ornamental Horticulture Bursary

Closing Date: 10 Mar 2022

Open to students interested in a horticultural career to study the relevant programme at Massey.

Lois Turnbull Postgraduate Scholarship

Closing Date: 10 Mar 2022

Open to postgraduate female students enrolled for a Masters or PhD programme at Massey University, and studying a topic that will benefit horticulture or agriculture industries.

Murray Richards Bursary

Closing Date: 10 Mar 2022

Open students at Massey University majoring in Horticulture at undergraduate or postgraduate level.

Horticulture NZ Industry Training Scholarships

Closing Date: 20 Mar 2022

Open to industry trainees active in the Horticulture Industry who are studying towards a certificate or diploma.

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.

Atihau-Ravensdown Scholarship

Closing Date: 31 Mar 2022

Open to children of Atihau Whanganui Incorporation shareholders to undertake an agricultural or horticultural degree.

Mangatu Blocks Incorporation-Ravensdown Scholarship

Closing Date: 31 Mar 2022

Open to children of Mangatu Blocks shareholders to undertake an agricultural or horticultural degree.

Tahora-Ravensdown Scholarship

Closing Date: 31 Mar 2022

Open to children of Tahora shareholders to undertake an agricultural or horticultural degree at either Lincoln, Waikato, or 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.

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.

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.

Garden Marlborough Scholarship

Closing Date: 31 Mar 2022

Open to students undertaking a degree or diploma in either Landscape Architecture or Horticulture at Lincoln University, with a preference given to Marlborough region residents.

Gladys Grace Vale Bursary

Closing Date: 31 Mar 2022

Open to future or current students at Lincoln University to undertaking a course in Horticulture.

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

Education Fund

Closing Date: 1 Jul 2022

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

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.

Bioprotection Aotearoa - PhD Scholarship

Closing Date: 15 Aug 2022

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

Craig Scholarship

Closing Date: 27 Aug 2022

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

FAR Summer Scholarship

Closing Date: 29 Aug 2022

Open to Lincoln and Canterbury University students interested in the arable cropping industy, plant research, and technology.

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.

Seed Industry Research Centre Postgraduate Scholarship

Closing Date: 1 Sep 2022

Open to a full-time student studying at Lincoln University eligible to proceed to or undertaking postgraduate research which will assist with increasing the standards within the New Zealand seed production 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.

Helen E. Akers Doctoral Scholarship

Closing Date: 10 Sep 2022

Open to students enrolled for a postgraduate degree in one of the Applied Academic Programme disciplines relevant to agriculture or horticulture at Massey University.

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 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.

Parsons Family Trust Scholarship

Closing Date: 15 Oct 2022

Open to students who live between the Selwyn and Rangitata Rivers, planning to study agriculture, horticulture or aquaculture, by way of tertiary education or vocational training.

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.

Audrey Reid Grant

Closing Date: 30 Oct 2022

Open to people over 25 years of age who wish to extend their education or training focusing on subjects that will benefit rural communities, for example agriculture or horticulture.

GoHort Internship program

Closing Date: 30 Oct 2022

Open to university students and career changers who are keen to gain hands-on experience of various horticultural career opportunities.

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.

Ann Sinclair Charitable Trust

Closing Date: 31 Oct 2022

Open to students from the Presbyterian Support Central area, wishing to study farming, agriculture or horticulture.

Hogan Hurst Horticulture Scholarship

Closing Date: 31 Oct 2022

Open to students who have completed at least one year of a degree or diploma with a viticulture or horticulture focus 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.

Marlborough Farm Improvement Club Scholarship

Closing Date: 31 Oct 2022

Open to students from the Marlborough district enrolled or intending to enrol in a diploma or degree course in agriculture or horticulture.

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.

Alex C P Chu Trade for Training Scholarship

Closing Date: 1 Nov 2022

Open to students enrolled in either a postgraduate or undergraduate course in agriculture or horticulture at Massey University, who intend to study overseas as part of their programme.

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.

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.

Hawke's Bay Fruitgrowers′ Association Charitable Trust - Horticulture Degree Scholarships

Closing Date: 26 Nov 2022

Open to students domiciled in Hawke’s Bay to undertake further education or training in horticulture pertaining to pipfruit, summerfruit and kiwifruit.

Hawke's Bay Fruitgrowers′ Association Charitable Trust - Horticulture Diploma Scholarships

Closing Date: 26 Nov 2022

Open to individuals domiciled in Hawke’s Bay, working in the fruit industry and studying towards a Diploma in Horticulture, Fruit Production or Fruit Post Harvest.

Hawke's Bay Fruitgrowers′ Association Charitable Trust - Horticulture Level 3 – 4 Scholarships

Closing Date: 26 Nov 2022

Open to Fruit Production or Post Harvest trainees domiciled in Hawke’s Bay and working towards Level 4 National Certificate of Horticulture (Apprenticeship). Individuals must be employed and undertaking education or training in horticulture subjects relevant to pipfruit, summerfruit or kiwifruit.

Clark Fletcher Memorial Citrus Bursary

Closing Date: 30 Nov 2022

Open to tertiary students with specific interest in the citrus industry.

Glad McArthur Horticultural Scholarship

Closing Date: 30 Nov 2022

Open to students from the Central Otago region, who are intending to study in areas relating to Horticulture at a New Zealand tertiary institution.

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.