George Terry Memorial Scholarship

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Closing date: 10/03/2019   

Focus
agriculture and horticulture

Level of study
postgraduate

Purpose
The George Terry Memorial Scholarship supports agriculture and horticulture students in the first year of their master’s or postgraduate diploma programme.

Background
This scholarship is supported by a gift from F. Terry of Ngongotaha in memory of his son, George Harold Terry. George was a graduate of Massey Agricultural College who was killed in action in Italy in 1944. While in Italy, George wrote to his father expressing the wish that if he did not return, a portion of his estate should be used to establish a scholarship for Massey students.

Value and tenure
The value of the scholarship is determined each year from the interest earned on the capital. The scholarship is offered as funds permit and the tenure is for a single academic year.

Typical number on offer
One scholarship is typically offered each year.

Eligibility
Applicants must be enrolled in the first year of a master’s degree or postgraduate diploma in Applied Academic Programme disciplines relevant to agriculture or horticulture (prefix of 111, 112, 117, 119, 138, 171, 188, 189, 238 or 239) at Massey University.

Selection criteria
The selection criterion is academic merit.

The University Scholarships Committee may take account of other scholarships and bursaries held by the applicants in seeking an equitable distribution of funds.

Selection panel
The scholarship is awarded by the University Scholarships Committee on the recommendation of the Applied Academic Programmes Scholarships Committee.

The University Scholarships Committee has the right to refrain from making an award if there are no suitable applicants and its decision is final.

Conditions of the scholarship
The scholarship may be held in conjunction with other scholarships, bursaries or awards, so long as those scholarships, bursaries or awards permit co-tenure.

Closing date
The closing date for applications is 10 March. Incomplete or late applications are not accepted.

How to apply
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.

Application cannot be accepted before 10/12/2018.

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