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The scholarship arises from a capital sum of $10,000 provided jointly and in equal shares by Mrs Merle Palmer Elliot and Mrs Joyce Marion Boyce in memory of their father the late Mr Harry Tolley of Hodder and Tolley Limited and the late Dr L.J. Wild, founding Headmaster of Feilding Agricultural High School.
1.The H. Tolley and L.J. Wild Scholarship shall have a value determined each year from the interest earned on the capital and be open to all students normally domiciled in New Zealand who are enrolled for a Bachelor of AgriScience degree, a Bachelor of AgriCommerce, or the Agricultural Science or Horticultural Science major of a Bachelor of Science degree. Preference shall be given to former pupils of Feilding High School. Candidates must have successfully completed at least 100 academic points of the degree programme in which they are enrolled except in the case of a former pupil of Feilding Agricultural High School who will be eligible for an award for the first year of study.
2.The scholarship shall be awarded annually as funds permit on the recommendation of the Applied Academic Programmes Scholarships Committee provided that applications are of sufficient merit. Recommendation shall be based on the candidate's academic attainment.
3.In recommending the award of the scholarship the Applied Academic Programmes Scholarships Committee shall take account of other scholarships and bursaries held with a view to achieving a reasonable distribution of monies among qualifying candidates.
4.The award will be paid in May.
5.At the discretion of the University all, or part, of the annual interest may be reinvested in order to maintain the value of the capital fund.
6.The Applied Academic Programmes Scholarships Committee may withdraw or suspend the scholarship at any time if the recipient fails to make satisfactory academic progress.
7.Applications close with the Scholarships Office on 10 March in the year in which the award is to be made. Application forms (ASSC.2) can be download from http://awards.massey.ac.nz/ (click the box at the bottom of this page) or from Massey Contact, Massey University, Private Bag 11-222, Manawatu Mail Centre, Palmerston North 4442, email firstname.lastname@example.org
All applications are acknowledged by email.
Applications will NOT be accepted more than 3 months in advance of the closing date.
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Last updated on Tuesday 29 November 2016