Horticulture NZ Undergraduate Scholarships

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Closing date: 20/03/2018   

Overview
Horticulture New Zealand (HortNZ) and the Horticentre Trust has a number of scholarships available for undergraduate students studying towards a degree in areas of interest to the Horticulture Industry.

Scholarship packages are valued at $4500 and are comprised of the following:
-$1500 awarded after the Selection Teams’ initial decision;
-Complimentary attendance at the Horticulture Conference (costs covered include registration fees, meals, accommodation and travel); and
-$1500 awarded on successful completion of the years study.

Applications are reviewed by a panel in April with the selection decision advised in May. The Selection Team will be looking for:

-Commitment;
-Potential contribution to the industry;
-Past achievements;
-Individual approach, qualities and skills; and
-Referees’ comments.


Selected applicants will need to submit two one page progress reports, one in the middle of the year and one at the end of year. The second instalment of funds is distributed once grades are confirmed, so the payment will be made early in the following year. The decisions of the Selection Team will be final. Please note that these scholarships do not cover the wine industry.


Dates
Application forms available - 1 February 2018
Completed application and reference forms submitted to HortNZ - 20 March 2018
You must be registered in your course - 31 March 2018
Selection Panel meet - April 2018
Decisions advised - May 2018


Process
-Contact your chosen referees and provide them with a reference form.
-Complete your application form electronically and return to HortNZ at info@hortnz.co.nz no later than 20 March 2018.
Note: Your reference forms can be sent with your application form or directly from your chosen referee to info@hortnz.co.nz by 20 March 2018.


Applying
Download an application form from the HortNZ website


Contact
Application and reference forms are to be returned to HortNZ at info@hortnz.co.nz and must be received no later than 20 March 2018. For any queries please contact us either by e-mail or phone: 04 472 3795.

Application cannot be accepted before 20/12/2017.

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