TaranakI Dairy Farmers Conference Scholarship

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Closing date: 10/03/2019   

This scholarship arises from a fund established by the Organising Committee for the Massey University Dairy Farmers Conference held in Taranaki in 1989, and is intended to encourage interest and research in dairy farm production in New Zealand.

1.The Taranaki Dairy Farmers Conference Scholarship shall be open to students normally resident in New Zealand who are enrolled full-time for an honours degree or postgraduate diploma in Applied Academic Programme disciplines relevant to agriculture (prefix of 111, 112, 117, 119, 138, 171, 189 or 238) at Massey University. The value of the Scholarship shall be determined each year from the interest earned on the capital fund.

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. The Organising Committee shall be advised of the choice of candidate.

3.Award of the scholarships shall be based on the candidate's academic attainment, and the expectation that the candidate will pursue a career in the dairy industry. The candidate's fourth year programme must include a strong interest in an aspect of dairy farm production in New Zealand.

4.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.

5.The monies shall be paid in May.

6.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.

7.Applications close on the 10 March in the year in which the award is to be made. Application forms (ASSC.3) can be downloaded at the bottom of this page. 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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