Scholarships / Exchanges

NZ Young Farmers Study Scholarships

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Applications open 1st October 2019 and must be received by the NZ Young Farmers National Office by 5pm Friday 6th December 2019. 

NZ Young Farmers awards two university cash scholarships worth $1,500 annually.

The successful applicants must be studying agriculture or ag-related subjects at university.

Applicants must be full NZ Young Farmers members or TeenAg individual members (this is different to the free TeenAg school membership). 

The $1,500 scholarships are provided by the World Congress Charitable Trust and awarded through NZ Young Farmers.

The World Congress Charitable Trust was formed in the late '80s following a gathering of young farmers' organisations in Christchurch.

Click here to download the application form and for further information.


 

Montana 4H - NZYF Exchange 

Applications are now CLOSED

Are you a TeenAg student that is curious about the USA? Want to experience the hot American summer? Then check this out.

Flying to Bozeman, Montana, with a few other like-minded TeenAg students and a delegate, you will get the opportunity to explore Yellowstone National Park, before going on the 4H Congress.

You will then be hosted for a week with families in Montana before flying home. Don't miss out.

If you are keen to find out more, then Click here!

Application form.

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Scotland Exchange 

Scottish Young Farmers

Applications are NOW CLOSED for our annual exchange with SAYFC where we will select one member to travel to Scotland on June 10th 2019.

The exchange offers a great opportunity to meet young farmer members from Scotland, be hosted by rural families and to gain an understanding of agriculture and the challenges faced by those on the land in Scotland.
The exchangee has the option of a short exchange which finishes on the 21th of June.

A highlight of the exchange is attending The Royal Highland Show on  19th– 23rd June: where delegates are booked into a Hostel in Edinburgh for the duration of the show.

NZYF will contribute $500 towards the cost of the exchange for the successful applicant.

So what have you got to lose? Apply TODAY!

Applications close 1st February 2019 and the successful applicant will be notified by 7th February 2019.

Click here to fill out an online application for this amazing opportunity or email biddy.huddleston@youngfarmers.co.nz with any questions.

Exchange Itinerary


 

Study Scholarships

Are you looking for ways to help cut the cost of university study?

There are more than 250 scholarships available for students to study agriculture or ag-related courses. The value of those scholarships exceeds $3 million.

The scholarships are closing all the time, so be prepared and get your application in early.

Apply even if you don’t fit the scholarship criteria because if you’re the only applicant you could still be successful.

Check out this helpful website http://www.growingnz.org.nz/scholarships.php