Scholarships

NZYF EXCLUSIVE: World Congress Study Scholarship 2022

New Zealand Young Farmers awards two University cash scholarships worth $1,500.00  every study year. The applications must be from students who are New Zealand Young Farmers Members studying agriculture or agriculturally related topics at Universities.

This scholarship is provided by the Young Farmers World Congress Charitable Trust which was formed in 1969 to distribute the revenue produced from the investment of profits from the World Congress of Young Farmers held in Christchurch in 1965.

Applications close 31 December 2021, apply here. 

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NZYF EXCLUSIVE: Future Me Scholarship 2022

Exclusive to NZ Young Farmers members, applications for the Future Me Scholarship are now open.

Valued at $1500, the Future Me Scholarship provides financial support for planned professional development. If you have a strong commitment to a career in New Zealand’s primary sector and a real desire to lift your leadership potential in the primary sector, then get applying!

Applications close 31 December 2021, apply here. 

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GROWING NZ 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 application you could still be successful.

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

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DAIRYNZ SCHOLARSHIPS:

Dairy NZ has a number of scholarships available for study at Massey and Lincoln University. For more information head to their website by clicking here.

DairyNZ has an experienced education facilitator who administrates the DairyNZ Scholarships who can answer your questions:

Bill Barwood

Email: bill.barwood@dairynz.co.nz 

THE DAIRYNZ SCIENCE INTERN PROGRAMME

Each year, DairyNZ offers up to five opportunities for motivated post-graduates to join DairyNZ as science interns. A structured programme is in place which allows interns to experience different areas of work within DairyNZ. You will get to experience dairy science - literally - from the grassroots up. To find out more click here.

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Beef + Lamb New Zealand Scholarships

Beef + Lamb New Zealand offers a range of undergraduate scholarships to support people undertaking qualifications that allow them to pursue a career in the sheep and beef industries. The scholarships are a tangible expression of the confidence the industry has in its long-term future and reflect the need for well qualified people to carry it to new levels of performance built on innovation, productivity and top class management skills.

  • CERTIFICATE IN AGRICULTURE/DIPLOMA 
    Available for one year and pays full formal annual tuition fees (maximum of $4,000) 
  • UNDERGRADUATE DEGREE 
    Available for up to four years and pays full formal annual tuition fees (maximum of $5,000) 

To find out more click here

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Ravensdown Hugh Williams Scholarship

To commemorate the service and dedication of  Hugh Williams, who died in a farm accident on 19 May 2000, Ravensdown and the Williams family have established a memorial scholarship. One scholarship will be awarded per year and the successful applicant will receive $5000 for each year of study. In addition, the recipient will be offered the opportunity of paid holiday work at Ravensdown.

This scholarship is intended to encourage undergraduate study in an agricultural or horticultural degree and will be open to the sons or daughters of Ravensdown shareholders who are intending to undertake full-time undergraduate study at either Lincoln or Massey University. 

Click here for more information and an application form.

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FMG Agriculture Scholarship

Each year FMG help two promising agriculture students starting their first year at university. FMG's agriculture scholarship provides:

  • $5,000 towards your Halls of Residence or Living Costs in your first year of uni.
  • $5,000 towards your course fees for the remaining years of your undergraduate degree (up to a maximum of three years).

If you're passionate about starting your career in the agriculture industry, can maintain a B- average, and are looking to study an area of agriculture focus, apply now. Applications close 29 November 2021.