Deadline: March 10, 2012
Please note that these scholarships do not cover the wine industry
Every year Horticulture NZ offers scholarships that are open to New Zealand students and trainees who have a special interest in the fruit or vegetable industry and are undergoing significant industry training or education.
There are two types of scholarships you can apply for:
$500 Horticulture NZ Industry Training Scholarship
Scholarships available to industry trainees
$4,500 Horticulture NZ Undergraduate Scholarship
Scholarships available to undergrad students.This package includes $3,000 plus attendance at the HortNZ annual conference at no charge. Registration fees, travel & accommodation will be covered. It provides an excellent opportunity to obtain funding for study and learn from leading edge conference sessions, as well as meet & mix with key industry figures.
Each scholarship is for one year only.
. New Zealand citizen or permanent resident
· Signs of commitment to the fruit and vegetable industry
· Potential and willingness to contribute in the future to the fruit and vegetable industry
· Achievement and responsibilities to date (includes level or performance in study,
academic achievement and contribution to workplace during practical experience)
· Skills, e.g. technical, management, communication and relationship skills
· Individual approach and personal qualities
· Referees comments
. Agreement to contribute to the promotion of the NZ horticulture industry
. Students and trainees must be registered in their course at 31 March each year, to be awarded with their scholarship.
HOW TO APPLY
Application forms (including referee forms) are available from December from
www.hortnz.co.nz, Kirsty Mills at Horticulture NZ, email@example.com., ph 04 472 3795.