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This scholarship is supported by funds accumulated under the Gansu Grassland Ecological Research Institute (GGERI, China) component of the Trade for Training Scheme in recognition of the contribution made by Professor Ren, foundation director of GGERI, in promoting the Trade for Training Scheme in China. Professor Ren is also the leading advocate of pastoral farming in China.
1.There shall be a scholarship known as the Professor Ren Jizhou Scholarship.
2.The scholarship shall have a value determined each year from the interest earned on the capital to assist Chinese students or scientists to study in New Zealand or New Zealand students or scientists to study in China.
3.The scholarship is open to:
(a)Full-fee Chinese students enrolled full-time for either a first degree or a postgraduate degree or diploma in Applied Academic Programme disciplines relevant to agriculture or horticulture (paper prefix of 112, 117, 119, 189, 283, 284 and 285) at Massey University.
(b)Visiting Chinese scientists or students who intend to work in the College of Sciences, Massey University on a topic relevant to New Zealand agriculture or horticulture.
(c)New Zealand scientists or students based in the College of Sciences, Massey University who intend to visit China to engage in work of value to New Zealand agriculture or horticulture.
4.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. The award shall be based on the candidate's academic attainment, and shall be approved by the Director of GGERI or his/her agent (Associate Professor Alex Chu)..
5.The award may be held with other scholarships or bursaries. A single payment will be made in May.
6.At the discretion of the University all, or part, of the annual interest may be reinvested to maintain the value of the capital fund.
7.. Applications close on the 3 March in the year in which the award is to be made. Application forms (ASSC.2) 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 03/12/2018.
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Last updated on Tuesday 29 November 2016