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Win an agri scholarship with Woolies

Applications are open to any young Kiwi farmers, graziers, station managers, students and agronomists for one of 25 places in an agriculture business scholarship programme run by Countdown’s parent company, Woolworths. In its ninth year, the Woolworths Agricultural Business Scholarship Programme is an industry supported course that provides an insight into all aspects of the food chain from the producer ... Read More »

Ballance rewards young talent

Ballance Agri-Nutrients has awarded $60,000 in tertiary study scholarships to seven talented students who have set their sights on careers in the primary industries sector. Warwick Catto science strategy manager at Ballance Agri-Nutrients said it was great to see high-calibre students heading into agri-business, science and engineering tertiary education. “There were strong applicants this year who all demonstrated a true ... Read More »

FMG has 2015 scholarships covered

Three young university students can face their first week of lectures with a good deal of their financial load taken off their mind – knowing they are covered. Rural insurer FMG named the three scholars for 2015 who have won $4000/year for three years of their degrees in agriculture, viticulture or related fields. Hannah Gibb of Feilding, James Robertson from ... Read More »

Growing the ag sector through pastoral science

Pastoral management software company Farmax has announced it will offer a Massey University student a $5000 scholarship in an effort to encourage post graduate research that will benefit agriculture in New Zealand. Applications for the inaugural scholarship are now open and all people eligible to perform postgraduate research at Massey University are able to apply. However preference will be given ... Read More »

FMG extends its university scholarship programme

Applications for FMG’s agriculture scholarships are now open and will this year include school leavers looking to study ag-based degrees at Waikato University. FMG offers two talented students $4,000 a year towards their tuition fees when entering their first year of an ag-related degree at Lincoln, Massey and Waikato Universities. As well as including Waikato to the programme, FMG has ... Read More »

Kick start your career with Ballance

Ballance Agri-Nutrients is calling for applications to its 2015 agricultural and process engineering scholarship programme. Specialist skills in the areas of engineering, science, precision agriculture and agri-business have been identified, by a Ministry of Primary Industries report, as key areas to support the future of New Zealand’s primary sector.  This is a view shared by Ballance. The Ministry for Primary ... Read More »

B+LNZ supporting the next generation

Beef + Lamb New Zealand supports a new crop of young New Zealanders interested in agriculture through its annual undergraduate scholarship programme. Over the past 11 years more than 50 young people have completed their studies at Lincoln and Massey universities and Taratahi and Telford thanks to the programme. Applicants do not have to be from a farm but they ... Read More »

Fieldays scholarship to study environmental compliance

People might be surprised to learn how much dairy farmers are investing to protect the environment says a University of Waikato masters student. Thomas Macdonald has been awarded a $17,000 New Zealand National Agricultural Fieldays Sir Don Lewellyn Scholarship to assist his study into the cost of environmental compliance in the dairy industry. Macdonald says the regulations regarding nutrient-management continue ... Read More »

$470,000 in scholarships shared by students

Two new agricultural scholarships were handed out on Tuesday night and Master of Science student Stacey Hendriks won both. Hendriks received the inaugural Lois Turnbull Postgraduate Scholarship, worth $10,000, and jointly accepted the new $10,000 Brian Aspin Memorial Scholarship with Cameron Black. More than $470,000 worth of scholarships were given out at the Applied Academic Programmes Scholarships evening at the ... Read More »