Postgraduate Scholarships

Allan & Grace Kay Overseas Scholarship
Closing date: 01/02/2020   
For students pursuing postgraduate research in the Agricultural or Veterinary Science fields at an overseas university

Bay of Plenty Farmers Education Trust
Closing date: 15/11/2019   
Open to students who attended a primary or secondary school in the Bay of Plenty who have been studying an agricultural and /or veterinary course for at least one year, either full or part time and any level at a NZ University or Polytechnic.

Catherine Baxter Postgraduate Scholarship
Closing date: 10/03/2020   
Applications open from 10 December. For students engaged in studies related to dairy science.

China Scholarship Council-Massey University PhD Scholars Programme
Closing date: 15/01/2020   
Massey University invites high achieving, excellent Chinese students to apply for PhD study in New Zealand with scholarship support from the China Scholarships Council (CSC) and the university. Our collaboration is designed to foster research cooperation between Massey University and Chinese universities by supporting doctoral candidates to undertake original research.

College of Humanities and Social Sciences International Excellence Scholarship
Closing date: 01/12/2019   
The Massey University College of Humanities and Social Sciences International Excellence aims to attract highly capable new international students with demonstrated academic excellence to study in a College of Humanities and Social Sciences full-time undergraduate or postgraduate progeamme.

Don Scott Agricultural Education Trust Grants
Closing date: 19/12/2019   
Open to individuals or groups whose principal place of residence is within the boundaries of the Federated Farmers Provinces of Manawatu/Rangitikei and Wanganui, to pursue agricultural related studies or group learning initiatives.

Eric Ojala (formerly Venture) Trust
Closing date: 31/12/2019   
Aimed at encouraging, promoting and assisting research & development in NZ agriculture & land based science, esp that involving agricultural policy & strategy, agricultural trade & markets, agricultural economics & farm mngt and food technology, production & innovation. Applns accepted any time

Frank Sydenham Scholarship
Closing date: 03/12/2019   
For students who have attended a State Secondary School in the coastal Bay of Plenty area, who are undertaking postgraduate study in Horticulture, Agriculture, Forestry and related pursuits

F W W Rhodes Memorial Scholarship
Closing date: 30/11/2019   
For graduates, who are former students of Auckland Grammar School, wishing to undertake advance study overseas

Glad McArthur Horticultural Scholarship
Closing date: 30/11/2019   
For NZ citizens or permanent residents who attended a Central Otago High School, or whose home is in Central Otago and who are enrolled in horticulture related study

Grant in Aid and Elizabeth A Cooper Award for Students with Disabilities
Closing date: 31/12/2019   
The Grant in Aid & Elizabeth A Cooper Award for Students with Disabilities is intended to assist students with disability whose academic progress at Massey University has, or is going to be, seriously impeded by extraordinary financial barriers linked to their disability.

Hinemoa Hilliard Memorial Scholarship
Closing date: 09/12/2019   
This scholarship will support a first year College of Creative Arts to continue their studies at the College of Creative Arts through a one year full domestic fee waiver for their second year of full time study.

Joan Berry Fellowships in Veterinary Science - Postgraduate
Closing date: 10/01/2020   
For Veterinary Science students whose research is in animal health and welfare

John Young Memorial Scholarship
Closing date: 30/11/2019   
Applications are invited from students who are immediate family members of Fonterra suppliers that live in the Taranaki region. Applicants will be New Zealand citizens or New Zealand permanent residents and intend to take up a career or be engaged in some occupation or profession relevant to the dairy industry. The level of individual grants paid is dependent on the number of successful applicants and range from $2000-$5000. The grants will be paid in a one-off lump sum payment.

Malaysia International Scholarship
Closing date: 31/12/2019   
Students with excellent academic records and outstanding co-curricular backgrounds are welcomed to apply for this scholarship and further their studies in any selected and well-established Malaysian public and private universities.

Mary Adeline Allen Scholarship
Closing date: 15/11/2019   
Available to deaf or hearing impaired students.

Massey University Masterate Scholarship
Closing date: 01/02/2020   
Masterate Scholarships are offered for the purpose of encouraging postgraduate research at Massey University. Applicants must be enrolled or eligible to enrol full-time in a research programme towards a Masters degree.

Massey University Masterate Scholarship for Māori Students
Closing date: 01/02/2020   
Masterate Scholarships for Māori students are offered for the purpose of encouraging postgraduate research at Massey University. Applicants must be enrolled or eligible to enrol full-time in a research programme towards a Masters degree.

Muriel Caddie Scholarships in Vet Science
Closing date: 10/01/2020   
For students who have completed a BVetSc degree at MU and who wish to undertake postgraduate study in veterinary science

Onion Industry Postgraduate Scholarship
Closing date: 16/12/2019   
Available to assist any suitable applicant involved in a research project that is likely to make a contribution to the NZ onion industry. Research topics of interest include: improvement in onion yields, quality and sustainable production, postharvest technologies, food safety, market access & dev.

PEO International Peace Scholarship Fund
Closing date: 31/12/2019   
For women graduate students wishing to undertake postgraduate study in either USA or Canada

Peter Turner Scholarship in Documentary Photography
Closing date: 15/12/2019   
Open to NZ & Australian citizens enrolling for full-time study leading to the Degree of Master of Fine Arts in Photography. Applicants need to be enrolling in the area of contemporary documentary photography.

Phyllis Irene Grey Fellowships in Veterinary Science - Postgraduate
Closing date: 10/01/2020   
For female Veterinary Science students with an interest in Animal Health research.

Putaruru Veterinary Club Education Trust
Closing date: 31/12/2019   
Applicants must have resided for at least five years in Putaruru, Tirau, Tokoroa, Mangakino, Whakamaru, Tirohanga, Waihaha, and Atiamuri in the geographical area serviced by the former Putaruru Veterinary Club and be studying veterinary science, agriculture or areas of study that benefit farming.

Sinclair Cummings Veterinary and Animal Sciences Scholarship
Closing date: 01/12/2019   
open to PG students at Massey Uni for the purpose of promoting and encouraging veterinary and animal science studies in NZ or overseas with preference to be given to assistance in fields relevant to Sinclair Cumming's life occupation as a high country sheep farmer.

Sir Alan Stewart Postgraduate Scholarships
Closing date: 01/12/2019   
To encourage new postgraduate enrolments from other tertiary institutions and to assist Massey students to progress from undergraduate to postgraduate study.

SoVS Masterate Scholarship in Zoo Animal and Wildlife Health
Closing date: 01/12/2019   
The SoVS Masterate Scholarship is for veterinary graduates who plan a career in zoo animal and wildlife health, to undertake university postgraduate study in this field.

Stan Florence Agricultural Industry Scholarship
Closing date: 31/12/2019   
For candidates already in a Management position in Agricultural, Horticultural or Pastoral industries, to attend a nominated course

Sustainable Development Goals Scholarship
Closing date: 30/11/2019   

Travel & Accommodation Assistance Fund
Closing date: 31/12/2019   
The Travel & Accommodation Assistance Fund provides financial assistance to students selected to represent their country in their chosen sport at an international event.

Waikato - Tainui Doctoral Scholarship
Closing date: 31/12/2019   
Available to provide financial support for Waikato-Tainui registered tribal members engaging in doctoral studies at a New Zealand tertiary institution. Applications may be submitted at any time

Wairakei Charitable Trust
Closing date: 31/12/2019   
Educational scholarships for students of Nga Hapu descent are open. All applications for scholarships will be considered by the Trust with a special emphasis on (but not limited to) the area of natural resource management.

William Reed Scholarship
Closing date: 03/03/2020   
Applications open from 10 December. For former students of Palmerston North Boys High School enrolled full time for a undergraduate or postgraduate degree or diploma in Applied Academic Programme disciplines relevant to agriculture or horticulture.

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