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Catherine Baxter Postgraduate Scholarship

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Closing date: 31/12/2020   

Focus
Research in dairy science.

Level of Study
Postgraduate.

Purpose
The Catherine Baxter Postgraduate Scholarship supports research in dairy science.

Background
This scholarship is funded from an endowment to Massey Agricultural College by Thomas Nimmo Baxter, an Auckland barrister and solicitor, following his death in 1933. It is named after his wife Catherine Baxter (née Stuart), who died in 1930.

Value and Tenure
The value is determined each year from the interest earned on the capital. In recent years the value has been approximately $3,000.
The scholarship is tenable for a single academic year, but recipients may reapply subject to meeting the eligibility criteria.

Typical Number on Offer
Typically, two scholarships will be awarded per year.

Eligibility
Applicants must be enrolled full time for a postgraduate degree involving research of relevance to dairy science.

Selection Criteria
The selection criteria are academic merit and the relevance of the applicant’s course of study to dairy science.
The selection committee may take account of other scholarships and bursaries held by the applicants in seeking an equitable distribution of funds.

Selection Committee
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 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
10 March

Application cannot be accepted before 30/09/2020.

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