Postgraduate Scholarships

Alfred George East Scholarship
Closing date: 12/05/2018   
Open to full-time students who are enrolled at the Wellington campus and who could not otherwise continue with their studies or career development due to financial pressures.

Arai Matawai Incorporation Scholarship
Closing date: 29/04/2018   
Open to shareholders, or children or grandchildren of a shareholder in Arai Matawai Incorporation. Members of Whanau Trusts that can show how they whakapapa back to Arai Matawai shareholders are also eligible.

Auckland Council Chief Economist's Research Scholarship in Economics
Closing date: 30/05/2018   
Open to postgraduate students enrolled either fulltime or part-time in a programme in the area of urban economics or related field that has particular relevance to local government in New Zealand.

Bailey Bequest Bursary
Closing date: 21/04/2018   
The Bailey Bequest Bursary is intended to support Massey University postgraduate students who suffer general hardship or unforeseen changes in their financial circumstances during the course of their postgraduate programme of study.

Bell-Booth Dairy Research Scholarship
Closing date: 10/03/2019   
Applications open from 10 December. Available to students undertaking agricultural research within a postgraduate programme at Massey University in animal science, with preference being given to those applicants undertaking research in dairy calf nutrition.

Catherine Baxter Postgraduate Scholarship
Closing date: 10/03/2019   
Applications open from 10 December. For students engaged in studies related to dairy science.

Charles Elgar Scholarship
Closing date: 10/03/2019   
Applications open from 10 December. For students enrolled full time for a postgraduate degree or diploma in Applied Academic Programme disciplines relevant to agriculture or horticulture.

China Scholarship Council-Massey University PhD Scholars Programme
Closing date: 15/01/2019   

Claude McCarthy Fellowships
Closing dates: 12/05/2018   15/07/2018   
Claude McCarthy Fellowships assist graduates of any NZ university to travel overseas for a short period to undertake research or present a paper at a conference. There are TWO rounds each year. It is essential the application process is begun well before the closing date.

Claude McCarthy Fellowships
Closing dates: 12/05/2018   15/07/2018   
Claude McCarthy Fellowships assist graduates of any NZ university to travel overseas for a short period to undertake research or present a paper at a conference. There are TWO rounds each year. It is essential the application process is begun well before the closing date.

Colin Holmes Dairy Scholarship
Closing date: 10/03/2019   
Applications open from 10 December. Open to students enrolled in Masters thesis or PhD in studies on farm production topics beneficial to the dairy industry

College of Creative Arts - Massey University Doctoral Scholarships
Closing date: 31/12/2018   
The College of Creative Arts procedure requires those interested in undertaking a PhD to enquire with the CoCA PhD administrator at: creative.PhD@massey.ac.nz. Please read the full regulations. Unsolicated applns are NOT accepted.

College of Health - Massey University Doctoral Scholarships
Closing date: 31/12/2018   
The College of Health are allocated a certain number of scholarships per year by Massey University. The College procedure now determines that scholarships are allocated to projects/ supervisors and not students. Please read the full regulations. Unsolicated applns are NOT accepted.

College of Sciences - Massey University Doctoral Scholarships
Closing date: 31/12/2018   
College of Sciences allocates scholarships to projects/supervisors therefore DOES NOT accept unsolicited applications from students. Students who are interested in doing their PhD in the college are advised to contact prospective supervisors and discuss potential research projects.

Cora Wilding Memorial Award
Closing date: 30/06/2018   
Available to assist students reach their personal goal - education costs, student exchange, travel for conference etc

C V Fife Memorial Scholarship
Closing date: 10/03/2019   
Applications open from 10 December. For students enrolled full time for postgraduate degree or diploma in Soil Science at MU

Dame Dorothy Winstone Final Year Doctoral Awards
Closing date: 03/07/2018   
To assist a woman graduate currently enrolled full-time at a tertiary Institute who will have completed a minimum of 3 years’ full-time study towards a PhD or named Doctorate. This award will enable the successful applicant to have at least 4 months free of employment and remain a full time student

DG Bowler Scholarship in Soil Science
Closing date: 10/03/2019   
Applications open from 10 December. For students enrolled full time in a postgraduate degree or diploma studying soil science

D J McGowan Scholarship
Closing date: 10/03/2019   
Applications open from 10 December. For students enrolled full time for a Masterate or Postgraduate Diploma in Applied Academic Programme disciplines relevant to agriculture or horticulture.

Drury Tertiary Scholarship
Closing date: 30/06/2018   
For students enrolling full time who were past pupils of either Kelston Boys High School or Kelston Girls High School

Eric Ojala (formerly Venture) Trust
Closing dates: 01/05/2018   01/06/2018   01/07/2018   31/12/2018   
Aimed at encouraging, promoting and assisting research & development in NZ agriculture & land based science, esp that involving agricultural policy & strategy, agricultural trade & markets, agricultural economics & farm mngt and food technology, production & innovation. Applns accepted any time

Eric Ojala (formerly Venture) Trust
Closing dates: 01/05/2018   01/06/2018   01/07/2018   31/12/2018   
Aimed at encouraging, promoting and assisting research & development in NZ agriculture & land based science, esp that involving agricultural policy & strategy, agricultural trade & markets, agricultural economics & farm mngt and food technology, production & innovation. Applns accepted any time

Eric Ojala (formerly Venture) Trust
Closing dates: 01/05/2018   01/06/2018   01/07/2018   31/12/2018   
Aimed at encouraging, promoting and assisting research & development in NZ agriculture & land based science, esp that involving agricultural policy & strategy, agricultural trade & markets, agricultural economics & farm mngt and food technology, production & innovation. Applns accepted any time

Eric Ojala (formerly Venture) Trust
Closing dates: 01/05/2018   01/06/2018   01/07/2018   31/12/2018   
Aimed at encouraging, promoting and assisting research & development in NZ agriculture & land based science, esp that involving agricultural policy & strategy, agricultural trade & markets, agricultural economics & farm mngt and food technology, production & innovation. Applns accepted any time

Farmers' Union Scholarship
Closing date: 10/03/2019   
Applications open from 10 December. For graduates of any NZ University who enrol full time for a postgraduate degree or diploma in Applied Academic Programme disciplines relevant to agriculture or horticulture.

Fee Support Scheme for Overseas Research Students
Closing date: 25/04/2018   
For overseas postgraduate research students who will be enrolling full time for higher degree research at a University in Great Britain

George Mason Sustainable Land Use Scholarship
Closing date: 10/03/2019   
Applications open from 10 December. Available to support students enrolled in postgraduate study at Massey University in studies of topics beneficial to durable resource management as affected by land use, and where the research component of the course will occupy at least the full year (PhD and Masters programmes).

George Terry Memorial Scholarship
Closing date: 10/03/2019   
Applications open from 10 December. For students enrolled in an honours degree or postgraduate diploma in Applied Academic Programme disciplines relevant to agriculture or horticulture.

Gosling Ornamental Horticulture Bursary
Closing date: 10/03/2019   
Applications open from 10 December. For students enrolled full-time for a degree in horticulture at Massey University. Applicants must show in their application that they are interested in pursuing a career in growing ornamental plants, either in the nursery industry, cut-flower production or management of parks.

Grant in Aid and Elizabeth A Cooper Award for Students with Disabilities
Closing date: 31/12/2018   
The Grant in Aid & Elizabeth A Cooper Award for Students with Disabilities is intended to assist students with disability whose academic progress at Massey University has, or is going to be, seriously impeded by extraordinary financial barriers linked to their disability.

Helen E Akers PhD Scholarship
Closing date: 10/03/2019   
Applications open from 10 December. For students enrolled full time in a PhD in one of the Applied Academic Programme disciplines relevant to agriculture or horticulture.

Helen E Akers Postgraduate Scholarship
Closing date: 10/03/2019   
Open for application from 10 December. For students enrolled full time in a postgraduate degree or diploma in one of the Applied Academic Programme disciplines relevant to agriculture or horticulture.

Hurley Fraser Postgraduate Scholarship
Closing date: 10/03/2019   
Applications open from 10 December. For graduate students of MU who are enrolled in a postgraduate degree or diploma in Applied Academic Programme disciplines relevant to agriculture or horticulture

Janet Murray Scholarship
Closing date: 10/03/2019   
Applications open from 10 December. For students enrolled full time for a postgraduate degree or diploma in Applied Academic Programme disciplines relevant to agriculture or horticulture

Johannes August Anderson PhD Scholarship
Closing date: 10/03/2019   
Applications open from 10 December. For students enrolled full time in a PhD in one of the Applied Academic Programme disciplines relevant to agriculture or horticulture.

Johannes August Anderson Postgraduate Scholarship
Closing date: 10/03/2019   
Applications open from 10 December. For students enrolled full time for a postgraduate degree or diploma in one of the Applied Academic Programme disciplines relevant to agriculture or horticulture.

John Hodgson Pastoral Science Scholarships
Closing date: 10/03/2019   
Applications open from 10 December. For students enrolled in postgraduate study in Pastoral Science

Korea-New Zealand Agricultural Cooperation Scholarships (KNZAC)
Closing date: 08/07/2018   
Open to citizens of the Republic of Korea, who have a mininum GPA of B+ in most recent or highest tertiary studies, who meet the requirements of direct entry into Masters or PhD programmes at a New Zealand University. Applicants must conduct their study in NZ.

Leonard Condell Farming PhD Scholarship
Closing date: 10/03/2019   
Applications open from 10 December. For NZ born graduates entering fields of research for the benefit of some branch of Agriculture in NZ

Leonard Condell Farming Postgraduate Scholarship
Closing date: 10/03/2019   
Applications open from 10 December. For NZ born graduates entering fields of research for the benefit of some branch of Agriculture in NZ

Les Batkin Bursary
Closing date: 10/03/2019   
Applications open from 10 December. For students enrolled full time in a postgraduate degree or diploma, studying poultry husbandry , or the final year of an appropriate undergraduate degree programme at Massey University.

Lois Turnbull Postgraduate Scholarship
Closing date: 10/03/2019   
Applications open from 10 December. Open to female students who are New Zealand citizens or permanent residents who are enrolled full-time for a masters or PhD programme at Massey University and be studying a topic that will benefit agricultural or horticultural industries.

MacMillan Brown Agricultural Research Scholarship
Closing date: 10/03/2019   
Applications open from 10 December. For students enrolled in a PhD in Applied Academic Programme disciplines relevant to agriculture or horticulture.

Malaysia International Scholarship
Closing date: 31/12/2018   
Students with excellent academic records and outstanding co-curricular backgrounds are welcomed to apply for this scholarship and further their studies in any selected and well-established Malaysian public and private universities.

Maniapoto Maori Trust Scholarships
Closing date: 06/05/2018   
A number of grants are available each year from the Maniapoto Maori Trust Board. Applicants must be registered on the Maniapoto Maori Trust Board tribal register.

Margaret Richards Bursary
Closing date: 30/04/2018   
For Massey University students enrolled in English, part time or fulltime, postgraduate or undergraduate. Undergraduate applicants will be enrolled in either an English major within the Bachelor of Arts, or an Expressive Arts major within the Bachelor of Communication.

Massey Business School - Massey University Doctoral Scholarships
Closing date: 31/12/2018   
The Massey Business School (MBS) offers a number of Doctoral Scholarships each year to outstanding new, fulltime students eligible to enrol at Massey University. Qualified applicants should discuss their application with the relevant PhD Coordinator (listed) before they apply for a scholarship

Massey University Doctoral Scholarship for Maori
Closing date: 30/11/2018   
These will be offered through the Colleges. Please see the regulations for the individual college you wish to study with. NOTE: Dates shown here ARE FOR ADMINISTRATION PURPOSES ONLY

Massey University Elite Sports World Travel Award
Closing date: 01/06/2018   
Available to assist Elite Massey athletes representing NZ at Olympic Games; Commonwealth Games; World Cups; World Championships; World University Games/Championships.

Michael Barnett Scholarship: Auckland Chamber of Commerce
Closing date: 04/05/2018   
You will need to: be a promising communication or management student who would benefit from this scholarship to complete your studies, or... be a great communicator who could benefit from this scholarship in order to develop strong leadership skills, or... have a research project, associated with leadership or communication that would benefit from this scholarship be a New Zealand citizen or permanent resident.

Millar Massey Buchanan Scholarship
Closing date: 10/03/2019   
Applications open from 10 December. For students enrolled full time in a Postgraduate Diploma or Masterate degree in Applied Academic Programme disciplines relevant to agriculture or horticulture.

Murray Richards Bursary
Closing date: 10/03/2019   
Applications open from 10 December. For students majoring in Horticulture and studying at the MU Palmerston North Campus

New Zealand Coastal Society Research Student Scholarship
Closing date: 01/05/2018   
The New Zealand Coastal Society (NZCS) offers 2 scholarships to PhD & Masters (thesis) students who are conducting research that has the potential to contribute towards the aims of the society.

New Zealand International Doctoral Research Scholarships
Closing date: 15/07/2018   
The NZIDRS is a prestigious, highly competitive scholarship awarded to international candidates of the highest academic merit wishing to or are conducting research of clear and direct benefit to New Zealand.

Nga Manu Trust Scholarship
Closing date: 30/06/2018   
The research project or Masters thesis subject area is open but must have relevance to the natural environment at Nga Manu Nature Reserve in Waikanae. Preference will be given for projects entirely or partially based at Nga Manu Nature Reserve.

NZEUG Postgraduate GIS Scholarship
Closing date: 30/06/2018   
Open to NZ citizens or residents studying towards a Masters or Honours research thesis in GIS in New Zealand in the following academic year. The scholarship will be awarded to a high quality postgraduate student undertaking a project of benefit to the New Zealand GIS industry.

NZ Planning Institute Bursary
Closing date: 30/06/2018   
For student members of the NZ Planning Institute studying towards any qualification recognised by the Institute

NZ Plant Protection Society Conference Travel Grant for Students
Closing date: 15/05/2018   
For students whose research papers have been accepted for the NZ Plant Protection Conference

Peace & Disarmament Education Trust (PADET) Scholarship
Closing date: 31/05/2018   
For students enrolled in a Masters or Doctoral programme at a NZ University undertaking research of interest to the Peace & Disarmament Education Trust.

PEO International Peace Scholarship Fund
Closing date: 31/12/2018   
For women graduate students wishing to undertake postgraduate study in either USA or Canada

Peter Brown Memorial Friendship Award
Closing date: 28/04/2018   
The aim of the NZ$2,000 award is to encourage study in the United States and, by learning more about America, encourage friendlier relations. No limitation has been placed on the field of study or use of the award. Applicants must be NZ citizens (preferably born in NZ) and be undergraduate students.

Peter Densem Postgraduate Scholarship
Closing date: 10/03/2019   
Applications open from 10 December. For the purpose of supporting students at Massey University who have already completed the first year of a postgraduate programme (PhD or Masters) in the discipline of Agriculture or Horticulture

Peter During Agricultural Research Bursary
Closing date: 10/03/2019   
Applications open from 10 December. Open to students who are enrolled in full time postgraduate study in agriculture.

Pork Industry Scholarship
Closing date: 10/03/2019   
Applications open from 10 December. For students enrolled in the MApplSc (Animal Science), MSc or MTech in Nutrition at MU and whose project is concerned with the processing of pig meat or pig husbandry

Prime Minister's Athletes' Scholarships
Closing date: 28/04/2018   
Open to talented and elite athletes to achieve tertiary and vocational qualifications while pursuing excellence in sport.

Prof Ren Jizhou Scholarship
Closing date: 10/03/2019   
Applications open from 10 December. For Chinese students enrolled in either a first degree or a postgraduate degree or diploma in Applied Academic Programme disciplines relevant to agriculture.

Putaruru Veterinary Club Education Trust
Closing date: 30/06/2018   
Applicants must have resided for at least five years in Putaruru, Tirau, Tokoroa, Mangakino, Whakamaru, Tirohanga, Waihaha, and Atiamuri in the geographical area serviced by the former Putaruru Veterinary Club and be studying veterinary science, agriculture or areas of study that benefit farming.

Quota International Educational Scholarship
Closing date: 15/07/2018   
Available to assist young women in gaining an educational qualification.Applicants must be NZ citzens or permanent residents and be studying full-time at a Tertiary institution.

Rangitaane O Manawatu Scholarships
Closing date: 30/06/2018   
Tanenuiarangi Manawatu Incorporated offer scholarships to assist Rangitaane O Manawatu in their chosen field of study. There are seventeen scholarships available in three categories.

Ravensdown Agricultural Research Scholarship
Closing date: 10/03/2019   
Applications open from 10 December. Available to support students enrolled in a PhD or the research year of a masterate programme within agriculture or horticulture, with preference being given to those applicants undertaking research in soil nutrient management.

Rotary Foundation World Peace Scholarship
Closing dates: 31/05/2018   01/07/2018   
Available to applicants committed to peace and cooperation the opportunity to pursue a two-year masters level degree in international studies, peace studies, and conflict resolution at one of the seven university based Rotary Centres for International Studies in peace and conflict resolution.

Rotary Foundation World Peace Scholarship
Closing dates: 31/05/2018   01/07/2018   
Available to applicants committed to peace and cooperation the opportunity to pursue a two-year masters level degree in international studies, peace studies, and conflict resolution at one of the seven university based Rotary Centres for International Studies in peace and conflict resolution.

Royal Society of NZ Medals & Awards
Closing dates: 30/04/2018   30/06/2018   
A variety of awards in a number of disciplines

Royal Society of NZ Medals & Awards
Closing dates: 30/04/2018   30/06/2018   
A variety of awards in a number of disciplines

School of Psychology Clinical Psychology Intern Scholarship
Closing date: 31/12/2018   
Open to students who are eligible to enrol into the internship year of either the Master of Clinical Psychology or Doctorate in Clinical Psychology.

School of Psychology PGDipPP Intern Scholarships
Closing date: 31/12/2018   
OPEN TO TARGETED STUDENTS ONLY.

Seed Tech Services Scholarship
Closing date: 10/03/2019   
Applications open from 10 December. Open to full-time postgraduate students at Massey University undertaking research involving agricultural plants, such as pasture, crops, seeds and trees. Preference may be given to honours students, and to projects that involve some aspect of seed biology or seed technology.

Sir Apirana Ngata Memorial Scholarship
Closing date: 01/05/2018   
The scholarship is open to all Maori but in line with the Maori Soldiers Trust Act 1957, preference will be given to descendants of Maori World War I veterans."Maori World War I Veteran" means a Maori who has served overseas during the First World War as a member of any of the armed forces.

Sports Turf Bursary
Closing date: 10/03/2019   
Applicatons open from 10 December. For postgraduate students enrolled in one of the Applied Sciences at MU and who are undertaking research in sports turf management and related topics.

Stan Florence Agricultural Industry Scholarship
Closing date: 31/12/2018   
For candidates already in a Management position in Agricultural, Horticultural or Pastoral industries, to attend a nominated course

St Hilda's Bursaries
Closing date: 01/06/2018   
Both undergraduate and postgraduate bursaries are offered to New Zealand women wishing to study at Oxford or St Hilda's.

Sydney Campbell Postgraduate Scholarship
Closing date: 10/03/2019   
Applications open from 10 December. For students domiciled in the Wairarapa South of Woodville & between the coast and the Rimutaka Ranges & who attended secondary schools in the district.

TaranakI Dairy Farmers Conference Scholarship
Closing date: 10/03/2019   
Applications open from 10 December. For students enrolled full time or an honours degree or postgraduate diploma in Applied Academic Programme disciplines relevant to agriculture.

Taranaki Tree Crops Scholarship
Closing date: 10/03/2019   
Applications open from 10 December. For students enrolled full time in a postgraduate degree or diploma in Applied Academic Programme disciplines relevant to agriculture or horticulture

The BayWa scholarship
Closing date: 30/04/2018   
Available to New Zealand citizens to complete a research-based PhD in the fields of agriculture, horticulture or fruit cultivation at a New Zealand university. The BayWa Scholarship will fund up to a maximum of four years (48 months) of full-time PhD study.

The Garrick Latch Post Graduate Scholarship in Plant Pathology
Closing date: 10/03/2019   
Applications open on 10 December.

Tilt Renewables Tararua Wind Farm Research Bursary
Closing date: 10/03/2019   
Applications open from 10 December. Open to fulltime postgraduate students, with preference given to students with research projects of relevance to generation or efficient use of energy, to the interaction of energy assets and agricultural assets, or to the efficient management of New Zealand's natural resources.

Tongariro Natural History Society Memorial Award
Closing date: 28/06/2018   
Available to groups and individuals who propose to study the flora and fauna, geology, vulcanology, weather and natural and human history of the Tongariro National Park.

Travel & Accommodation Assistance Fund
Closing date: 31/12/2018   
The Travel & Accommodation Assistance Fund provides financial assistance to students selected to represent their country in their chosen sport at an international event.

Turners & Growers Research Grant
Closing date: 10/03/2019   
Applications open from 10 December. For postgraduate students enrolled in Applied Academic Programme disciplines relevant to agriculture or horticulture at Massey University.

Waikato - Tainui Doctoral Scholarship
Closing date: 31/12/2018   
Available to provide financial support for Waikato-Tainui registered tribal members engaging in doctoral studies at a New Zealand tertiary institution. Applications may be submitted at any time

Wairakei Charitable Trust
Closing date: 31/12/2018   
Educational scholarships for students of Nga Hapu descent are open. All applications for scholarships will be considered by the Trust with a special emphasis on (but not limited to) the area of natural resource management.

Waitawhiti Memorial Scholarship - Postgraduate
Closing date: 10/03/2019   
Applications open from 10 December. For students enrolled full time in a postgraduate degree or diploma in one of Applied Academic Programme disciplines relevant to agriculture or horticulture at Massey University.Candidates must be New Zealand citizens and preference will be given to residents of Wairarapa.

Whaia Nga Pae o te Maramatanga Doctoral Excellence Scholarship
Closing date: 26/04/2018   
Designed for Maori scholars who are undertaking doctoral research that is contributing to one of NPM’s research themes. These prestigious scholarships are valued at $28,000 per annum, allowing Maori students to support themselves in full time doctoral study.

William Broughton Bursary in New Zealand Literary Studies
Closing date: 30/04/2018   
Open to applicants who are enrolled in a paper in New Zealand literature at any level within a course of undergraduate or postgraduate study in English or Expressive Arts at any campus of Massey University.

William Hudson Scholarship
Closing date: 10/03/2019   
Applications open from 10 December. For graduate students of MU who are enrolled in a postgraduate degree or diploma in Applied Academic Programme disciplines relevant to agriculture or horticulture.

William Reed Scholarship
Closing date: 10/03/2019   
Applications open from 10 December. For former students of Palmerston North Boys High School enrolled full time for a undergraduate or postgraduate degree or diploma in Applied Academic Programme disciplines relevant to agriculture or horticulture.

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