Ravensdown Agricultural Research Scholarship

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Closing date: 10/03/2019   

Closing date: 10 March annually

The Ravensdown Agricultural Research Scholarship was established in 2011 with funds that accumulated from rebates on Ravensdown fertilisers bought by Massey University’s farms. The scholarship will be funded from interest on this initial capital sum and will be supplemented each year by a grant from Ravensdown Ltd.

1.The Ravensdown Agricultural Research Scholarship is intended for the support of students enrolled in a PhD or the research year of a masterate programme within agriculture or horticulture, with preference being given to those applicants undertaking research in soil nutrient management.

2.The scholarship is offered to a maximum value of $5000 and will normally be awarded annually as funds permit, subject to the approval of Applied Academic Programmes Scholarships Committee.

3.The Applied Academic Programmes Scholarships Committee shall recommend a short-list from the applications received to the head of the Fertiliser and Lime Research Centre, who will then make the final decision in conjunction with the head of Massey Agriculture and a representative of Ravensdown Ltd.

4.In recommending the award, academic merit and other scholarships and bursaries held by the applicants shall be taken into account.

5.At the discretion of the University all or part of the annual interest may be reinvested.

6. Recipients of the scholarship will be expected to acknowledge the support received from the scholarship within their thesis and any publications resulting from the research being supported by the award.

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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