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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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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. 

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. 

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. 

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.

Bragato Post Graduate Scholarship

Closing Date: 28 Feb 2022

Open to postgraduate students enrolled in a Postgraduate course of study in a course of relevence to the viticulture and wine industry.

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 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).

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.

Les Batkin Bursary

Closing Date: 3 Mar 2022

Open to students specialising in poultry husbandry, who are enrolled full-time for a postgraduate degree or postgraduate diploma or the final year of an appropriate undergraduate degree programme at Massey University.

Brian Aspin Memorial Scholarship

Closing Date: 6 Mar 2022

Open to students at Massey or Lincoln Universities at Honours or Masters Level, studying in an area of Agriculture, Agriculture Science, or Science (majoring in areas such as, Agricultural Biotechnology, Biochemistry or Animal Science).

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.

Prof Ren Jizhou Scholarship

Closing Date: 10 Mar 2022

Open to Chinese students enrolled in either a first degree or a postgraduate degree or diploma in Applied Academic Programme disciplines relevant to agriculture.

Leonard Condell Farming Postgraduate Scholarship

Closing Date: 10 Mar 2022

Open to graduates in science, agriculture or related disciplines who are enrolled in postgraduate study in a field that is of benefit to New Zealand agriculture.

Colin Holmes Dairy Scholarships

Closing Date: 10 Mar 2022

Open to students of Massey University enrolled at postgraduate level in studies on farm production topics beneficial to the dairy industry.

Bell-Booth Dairy Research Scholarship

Closing Date: 10 Mar 2022

Open to postgraduate students at Massey University studying animal science and lookong to undertake research in the field of agriculture.

C V Fife Memorial Scholarship

Closing Date: 10 Mar 2022

Open to students enrolled full time for a postgraduate degree or postgraduate diploma in soil science at Massey University.

James Bruce Smith Memorial scholarship

Closing Date: 15 Mar 2022

Open to postgraduate research students at Lincoln University who intend to undertake research study into Soil Biology and Sustainable Soil Management

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.

Murray King Montford Trimble Foundation Scholarship

Closing Date: 31 Mar 2022

Open to Wairarapa students currently undertaking a degree in soil conservation, sustainable land management, integrated catchment, or natural ecosystem management at a New Zealand university.

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

Charles and Ella Elgar Trust Bursaries

Closing Date: 31 Mar 2022

Open to students who are discharged servicemen, or the children of discharged servicemen, studying agriculture.

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.

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.

Kathleen Ann Stevens Scholarship

Closing Date: 31 Mar 2022

Open to graduates of Lincoln University to undertake postgraduate study into Animal or Wool Science.

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.

Burnett Research Scholarship

Closing Date: 31 Mar 2022

Open to students at Lincoln University undertaking research with a science focus that would benefit agricultural science in New Zealand.

Sustainable Land Use (SLU) Advanced Scholarship for postgraduate students

Closing Date: 13 Apr 2022

Open to honours, postgraduate and masters students at Massey University, studying at post graduate level to research topics of relevance to Horizons Regional Councils SLUI programme.

Sustainable Land Use (SLU) Advanced Scholarship for Year 3 and postgraduate students

Closing Date: 13 Apr 2022

Open to students in their third year, honours year, or Masters at Massey University, specialising in soil science, land use mapping, and land management.

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.

Sparling Environmental Travel Award

Closing Date: 30 Apr 2022

Open to post graduate students at the University of Waikato undertaking research in the areas of environmental studies, natural sciences, or agricultural sciences.

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.

Frank Hutchinson Postgraduate Scholarship

Closing Date: 17 May 2022

Open to students enrolled for a forestry or forestry related postgraduate 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.

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

Bioprotection Aotearoa - PhD Scholarship

Closing Date: 15 Aug 2022

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

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.

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.

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.

Tonganui Scholarship

Closing Date: 17 Sep 2022

Open to Māori professionals seeking to pursue excellence in the Oceans sector.

North Canterbury Wine Growers Association Award

Closing Date: 30 Sep 2022

Open to students who are enrolled in a postgraduate programme at Lincoln University which will be of benefit to the Canterbury wine industry.

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.

Dan Watkins Scholarship in Weed Science

Closing Date: 1 Oct 2022

Open to postgraduate students in NZ, undertaking research into the biology and control of weeds in New Zealand.

Pukehou Poutū Scholarship

Closing Date: 1 Oct 2022

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

C. Alma Baker Trust Research Awards

Closing Date: 15 Oct 2022

Open to postgraduate students undertaking research projects in the fields of agriculture, agriculture-based technologies and the study of rural society.

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.

Lincoln University Centennial Trust Travel Awards

Closing Date: 31 Oct 2022

Open to students who are studying an agricultural or landbased degree at Lincoln University and wish to undertake a recognised exchange or study abroad programme. 

Stratford Demonstration Farm Society Inc. Agricultural Scholarship

Closing Date: 31 Oct 2022

Open to students from the Taranaki region studying towards a qualification in agriculture, soil sciences or veterinary fields.

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.

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

John W & Carrie McLean Trust Scholarship

Closing Date: 1 Nov 2022

Open to postgraduate students from Lincoln Unversity planning to undertake sheep research.

Food Transitions 2050 PhD Scholarships

Closing Date: 5 Nov 2022

Open to postgraduate students interested in food sustainability research. 

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.

Bashford-Nicholls Charitable Trust Postgraduate study (Doctoral) Scholarships

Closing Date: 20 Nov 2022

Open to students from the Taranaki region intending to complete Doctoral study in the fields of agriculture or veterinary sciences.

Bashford-Nicholls Charitable Trust Postgraduate study (Masters) Scholarships

Closing Date: 20 Nov 2022

Open to students from the Taranaki region intending to complete Masters study in the fields of agriculture or veterinary sciences.

Patrick Shannon Scholarship

Closing Date: 28 Nov 2022

Open to students in their final year of study (fourth year Honours, or Masters) who intend on enrolling in a PhD programme.

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.

Clark Fletcher Memorial Citrus Bursary

Closing Date: 30 Nov 2022

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

Sinclair Cummings Veterinary and Animal Sciences Scholarship

Closing Date: 1 Dec 2022

Open to postgraduate students in the Institute of Veterinary, Animal and Biomedical Sciences.

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.

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.