DG Bowler Scholarship in Soil Science

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Closing date: 10/03/2019   

This scholarship arises from a fund established as a memorial to Dermot G. Bowler who was a member of Massey Agricultural College (later Massey University) staff from 1946 to 1982.

1.The D.G. Bowler Scholarship in Soil Science 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 Soil Science administered by the College of Sciences.

2.The scholarship shall be awarded annually as funds permit on the recommendation of the Applied Academic Programmes Scholarships Committee provided that candidates are of sufficient academic merit.

3.The selection of a suitable recipient shall be made by the Head of the Institute of Natural Resources or their nominee who shall advise the Chairperson of the Applied Academic Programmes Scholarships Committee of the choice. Selection shall be based on the candidate's academic attainment. Preference may be given to candidates who have a significant component of Soil Water Management in their postgraduate programme.

4.The monies shall be paid in May.

5.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.

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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