Charles Elgar Scholarship

For someone who wants to study agriculture or horticulture at postgraduate level and is domiciled in New Zealand, preferably from the Wairarapa area.

Scholarship overview

Status: Closed

Key facts

Duration: One year's duration
Number available: One award
Type of study: Full-time, Postgraduate, Masters

Application dates

Applications open: 10 December 2023
Closing date: 10 March 2024


Eligibility restrictions: Full-time study only. Specific programmes only. High achievement.

This scholarship was established under the terms of the will of Ella Grace Elgar and is named for her husband, who farmed at Fernside near Featherston.

Who we're looking for

We're looking for someone who is domiciled in New Zealand and preferably from the Wairarapa area.

What you'll be studying

This is a postgraduate scholarship. You will be studying a postgraduate degree or diploma related to agriculture of horticulture. Your courses should mainly have prefixes of: 111, 112, 117, 119, 138, 171, 188, 189, 238, 239, 283, or 285

Application checklist

Include the following with your application:

  • your academic transcripts for any tertiary study completed outside of Massey University
  • a statement on how receiving this scholarship would be of benefit to you and your study, and how you believe you meet the intentions of this award
  • a copy of your Massey University transcripts and current enrolment. You can download your Study History Report from the Student Portal, under ‘Results and Exams’.

Selection considerations

When choosing our recipient, we will consider your academic achievements and place of residence.