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The Millar Massey Buchanan Scholarships are supported by the combined funds derived from the William Millar Bequest, the Sir Walter Buchanan Endowment and the William Massey Memorial Trust. These funds were amalgamated in 2000 with a view to supporting postgraduate research in Agriculture while ensuring the viability of components of the amalgamated capital fund.
1.The Millar Massey Buchanan Scholarships shall have a value determined each year from the interest earned on the capital and be open to students enrolled full time for a postgraduate degree or postgraduate diploma in Applied Academic Programme disciplines relevant to agriculture or horticulture (paper prefix of 111, 112, 117, 119, 138, 171, 188, 189, 238 and 239) at Massey University. Candidates must be New Zealand citizens or permanent residents.
2.The scholarships will be awarded on the recommendation of the Applied Academic Programmes Scholarships Committee solely on the basis of academic achievement. Successful candidates are expected to make a significant contribution through scientific endeavour to the primary industries in New Zealand.
3.In recommending the award of a Scholarship the Applied Academic Programmes Scholarships Committee will take account of other scholarships and bursaries held with a view to achieving a reasonable distribution of available monies among qualifying candidates.
4.Payment shall be made in May.
5.The Applied Academic Programmes Scholarships Committee may withdraw or suspend an award at any time.
6.Applications close on the 10 March in the year in which the award is to be made. Application forms (ASSC.3) can be downloaded here. Completed applications are to be sent to Dr Kerry Harrington, K.Harrington@massey.ac.nz. Alternatively, hard copy applications can be delivered to Dr Kerry Harrington’s office AH 302.
All applications are acknowledged by email.
Applications will NOT be accepted more than 3 months in advance of the closing date.
Application cannot be accepted before 10/12/2018.
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Last updated on Tuesday 29 November 2016