The Ted Delahunty AgriCommerce Bursary

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Closing date: 31/03/2020   


Level of study
Undergraduate, third year

The purpose of this bursary is to financially support deserving agricommerce students.

The Ted Delahunty AgriCommerce Bursary was established by the Ted Delahunty Trust. Mr Delahunty was a senior lecturer in Massey University's School of Accounting and Finance from 1978 to 1986. On his retirement, he established the Ted Delahunty Trust to provide education and research into accounting and other business activities for the land-based primary industry. He died in 2015.

Value and tenure
The value of the bursary is $10,000 per annum for full-time students (pro rata for part-time students). The bursary is awarded annually and the tenure is a single academic year.

The bursary is paid in two instalments. For part-time students the payments are prorated.

Typical number on offer
Only one bursary is awarded each year.

Applicants must be:
•enrolled full time/part time in their final year of study in the Bachelor of AgriCommerce internally on the Manawatū campus
•New Zealand citizens or permanent residents.

Selection criteria
The selection criteria are academic merit and financial hardship.

Financial hardship is assessed through an income and expense budget submitted by the applicant.

Evidence of good citizenship may also be taken into account such as character references and community involvement.

Selection panel
The bursary is awarded by the University Scholarships Committee on the recommendation of a selection panel consisting of Head of School of Agriculture and Environment or nominee, a Trustee of the Delahunty Trust, and one School of Agriculture and Environment staff member.
The selection panel has the right to refrain from making an award if there are no suitable applicants and its decision is final.

Conditions of the bursary
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 31 March. Incomplete or late applications are not accepted.

How to apply

Scholarship application

Current students

Log in to the student portal. Select the scholarships tab and choose ‘Make an application’.

Prospective students

You must complete the admission process before you can apply for a scholarship. Read the section for Prospective students on our How to apply page.

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