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Level of study
The Andrew Turnbull Scholarship was established in 2011 from funds gifted to Massey University by Mr Andrew Turnbull, a farmer from Taranaki, to support a deserving agricultural student who was not eligible for agricultural scholarships earlier in the year of application due to being enrolled in the Bachelor of Veterinary Science (BVSc) pre-selection semester at that time.
Value and tenure
The value of the scholarship will be determined on the interest earned on the investment. In recent years the award value has been $1,000.
The scholarship is tenable for one year.
Typical number on offer
Typically one scholarship will be awarded per year
•be enrolled in the first year of an agricultural degree at Massey University
•have been enrolled in the BVSc pre-selection semester in semester 1 of the year of application.
The selection will be based on academic merit.
Preference will be given to applicants who show a genuine interest in pursuing a career in agriculture.
The scholarship is awarded by the University Scholarships Committee on the recommendation of the Applied Academic Programmes Scholarships Committee, College of Sciences.
Conditions of the scholarship
The award shall be paid in October subject to satisfactory academic progress.
The scholarship may be held in conjunction with other scholarships, bursaries or awards, so long as these permit co-tenure.
The Committee may decline to award any scholarships in any year if there are no applicants of sufficient merit to warrant an award.
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 or the value of the award for subsequent years.
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Last updated on Tuesday 18 June 2019