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Terms and Conditions
The ZESPRI Scholarships are offered annually to assist students of strong academic calibre to undertake a tertiary qualification in horticulture or a related field.
The scholarships are open to candidates who are intending to enroll for full-time study towards a degree or diploma in horticulture or a related field at a New Zealand university or polytechnic.
Students who have already begun a course in horticulture at a polytechnic or university are not eligible to apply.
The scholarships will be awarded to secondary school applicants from the kiwifruit growing regions of Northland, Auckland, Coromandel, Waikato, Bay of Plenty, Poverty Bay, Hawke’s Bay, Lower North Island, South Island
Schools can submit a maximum of three students.
A maximum of seven scholarships will be awarded each year to the value of $3,000 each to students meeting these Terms and Conditions.
The criteria for the scholarships will be:
- Academic merit
- Evidence of current or planned activity to support the development of the New Zealand horticultural industry, with a particular emphasis on kiwifruit.
- Evidence of personal passion and commitment to New Zealand kiwifruit or horticulture as a career.
The scholarship can be awarded with any other scholarship or bursary provided the rules of the others allow it.
Each scholarship is for one year only.
Payments will be made following confirmation of acceptance into a horticulture course. Payment will be made in equal installments - 50 percent at commencement of study and 50 percent upon successful completion of the first year.
ZESPRI International Limited does not make any express or implied offer of employment to any scholarship recipient.
Scholarship recipients agree that ZESPRI International Limited will be able to publicise the student’s name, photograph and biographical details in company promotional material and the news media.
Applications Close: 5.00pm, 9 October
Please send the application form and any other evidence of your current academic success and personal passion for the kiwifruit industry to:
Horticulture Scholarship Application
ZESPRI International Limited
PO Box 4043
Mount Maunganui South
Mount Maunganui 3149
For further information please phone the
ZESPRI Grower Contact Centre on 0800 155 355.
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Last updated on Tuesday 29 November 2016