Sinclair Cummings Veterinary and Animal Sciences Scholarship

For a student undertaking postgraduate research within the School of Veterinary Science or the School of Agriculture and Environment.

Scholarship overview

Status: Open

Key facts

Value: Up to $15,000
Duration: One year's duration
Number available: One or more awards
Type of study: Full-time, Part-time, Postgraduate, Research

Application dates

Applications open: 1 August 2023
Closing date: 1 November 2023


Eligibility restrictions: High achievement. Specific programmes only.

The Sinclair Cummings Trust assists in promoting and encouraging veterinary and animal science studies relevant to high country farming.

Who we're looking for

We're looking for a postgraduate student with the School of Agriculture and Environment or the School of Veterinary Science. You will preferably researching high country farming.

What you'll be studying

This is a postgraduate scholarship. You will be studying veterinary science or animal science at postgraduate level.

Eligibility criteria

You must be:

  • enrolled in postgraduate study within the School of Veterinary Science or the School of Agriculture & Environment
  • willing to provide a written progress report six months after the research has commenced and a final report at the end of the project.

Application checklist

Include the following with your application:

  • your CV
  • a research outline on your proposed research topic
  • an academic reference from a Massey staff member commenting on your academic abilities and research potential
  • a personal statement the purpose for which the award is required and how it would be utilised if granted (examples include research and travel costs, resource requirements)

Selection considerations

When choosing our recipients, we will consider your academic achievements. We will also consider your research area.