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Scholarships to help you fund your future

We have gathered information about a wide range of scholarships to help you fund your study or training in areas relevant to our food & fibre sectors. 

Disclaimer: Every effort has been made to ensure that information is current and correct. But please contact the appropriate scholarship provider before making an application, as details change frequently.

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Found 65 of 237 scholarships:

Smedley Station & Cadet Training Farm

Closing Date: 19 Jul 2024

Open to students between 16 and 20 years of age and studying in at least their third year of secondary education, who aspire to a career in farming and agribusiness.

Colliers Rural and Agribusiness Valuation Scholarship

Closing Date: 22 Aug 2024

Open to students at Lincoln University entering their third or fourth year of study towards a degree specialising in Valuation.

OneFortyOne Scholarship Programme

Closing Date: 30 Aug 2024

Open to students considering a course relevant to the Forestry Sector.

New Zealand Grain and Seed Trade Association Scholarship - Massey

Closing Date: 15 Sep 2024

Open to students in their second year of study towards a Bachelors degree relevant to the grain and seed industry.

New Zealand Grain and Seed Trade Association Scholarship - Lincoln

Closing Date: 15 Sep 2024

Open to students in their second year of study towards a Bachelors degree relevant to the grain and seed industry.

Whangarei Agricultural & Pastoral Society Scholarship

Closing Date: 16 Sep 2024

Open to students from within the boundaries of the Northland Regional Council area, contemplating or who are already participating in agricultural-related tertiary study.

Tom Cranswick Memorial Awards

Closing Date: 25 Sep 2024

Open to students who are Farmlands shareholders, children of shareholders or staff members of Farmlands, and have completed at least one year of tertiary study in courses related to the primary sector.

North Otago Irrigation Company scholarship

Closing Date: 28 Sep 2024

Open to students from, or attending a high school in North Otago, who plan on studying Agriculture at a tertiary institute.

Lincoln University Young Farmers TeenAg Scholarship

Closing Date: 30 Sep 2024

Open to competitors in the TeenAg competition in the year immediately prior to commencing study, or in the year that they commence study at Lincoln University.

W.T. Scott Lincoln Scholarship

Closing Date: 30 Sep 2024

Open to Roncalli College graduates who intend to study at Lincoln University in the area of Agriculture or Horticulture.

NZPPS Research Scholarship

Closing Date: 1 Oct 2024

Open to postgraduate students undertaking research in relevant disciplines, on topics relating to the control of pests, pathogens and/or weeds in primary production or the natural or human environments.

C.H.Croker Memorial Scholarship

Closing Date: 1 Oct 2024

Open to students who have completed at least one year of study at Lincoln University, have resided in the Wairarapa, and are studying towards a degree or diploma related to agriculture.

Don Hulston Foundation Scholarship

Closing Date: 1 Oct 2024

Open to postgraduate students from Lincoln University, who plan to undertake research related to practical and applied research in agriculture, horticulture, forestry, aquaculture, or other areas of benefit to the New Zealand economy.

Sir Graeme Harrison Scholarship

Closing Date: 1 Oct 2024

Open to students from an urban background who wish to study a Bachelor of Agribusiness and Food Marketing at Lincoln University and who plan to make a career in a Land Based Industry

Silver Fern Farms Plate to Pasture Youth Scholarship

Closing Date: 1 Oct 2024

Open to students wanting to develop their career in the food or farming industry with interests in; red meat, farming, agriculture, marketing and sales, research and development, food processing, cooking and food technology.

Align Scholarships

Closing Date: 1 Oct 2024

Open to full time undergraduate students enrolled in a Food and Fibre-related undergraduate programme at either Massey or Lincoln University.

John R.Templin Scholarship 

Closing Date: 31 Oct 2024

Open to students from Lincoln University, who have undertaken a degree broadly related to Horticulture, and intend on continuing on to postgraduate study, work experience, or research in the USA or Canada.

Ballance Scholarships

Closing Date: 31 Oct 2024

Open to students wishing to study agriculture, agribusiness, or any other field relevant to the food & fibre sector.

John Chaytor Memorial Scholarship

Closing Date: 31 Oct 2024

Open to students from the Marlborough District to take a diploma or degree course in agriculture or horticulture at Lincoln University.

South Island Agricultural Field Days Inc. Scholarships

Closing Date: 31 Oct 2024

Open to Young Farmers Club members, who are currently, or will shortly be commencing, full time study at Lincoln University to improve their skills and knowledge in relation to farming.

JS Ewers Internship Programme

Closing Date: 31 Oct 2024

Open to anyone wishing to kick-start a successful career in the growing and supply of quality fresh produce.

Zespri Horticultural Scholarship

Closing Date: 1 Nov 2024

Open to anyone who is completing or has completed at least one year of tertiary study and is aspiring to a career in the horticulture industry, particularly kiwifruit.

FMG Agriculture Scholarship

Closing Date: 1 Nov 2024

Each year we help two promising agriculture students starting their first year at university. FMG's agriculture scholarship provides.

If you're passionate about starting your career in the agriculture industry, can maintain a B- average, and are looking to study one of the following areas (or something similar) with an agriculture focus, apply now.

Westland Milk Products University Scholarship - Undergraduate

Closing Date: 13 Nov 2024

Open to students from the West Coast region who intend undertaking or completing a Bachelor's or Honours Degree in study areas relevant to Westland Milk Products.

David Levene Foundation Bursaries

Closing Date: 15 Nov 2024

Open to students undertaking full-time study towards a Bachelors of AgriScience, AgriCommerce, Science, Information Science or Technology at Massey University, and who would otherwise be unable to study due to financial hardship.

Harwood Farm Trust Scholarship

Closing Date: 25 Nov 2024

Open to students with a connection to the East Coast of the North Island, with an interest in training/education in farming and its related disciplines.

Central Plateau Vet Society Inc. Undergraduate Scholarship

Closing Date: 26 Nov 2024

Open to current and former students of the wider Taupo District area Colleges, or family members of the Central Plateau Vet Society Inc members, intending to study Veterinary Science or an Agricultural related degree at either Massey or Lincoln University.

Awarua Trust Scholarship

Closing Date: 30 Nov 2024

Open to students from the Morrinsville area wishing to study agricultural related courses at a tertiary institution.

Horticulture NZ Postgraduate Scholarship

Closing Date: 1 Dec 2024

Open to people undertaking postgraduate study in horticulture or related fields. 

Every year Horticulture New Zealand and the New Zealand Fruitgrowers Charitable Trust each offer one scholarship to a postgraduate student studying in New Zealand. These scholarships are offered to students undertaking postgraduate study because innovation and tackling challenges head-on is critical to the horticulture industry's future success.

Winton A & P Association Research Farm Scholarship

Closing Date: 1 Dec 2024

Open to members of the Winton A & P Association or their immediate family, intending to study agricultural-related courses through a Tertiary Institute course, either full or part-time.

J E Prestidge Scholarship

Closing Date: 1 Dec 2024

Open to students from the Taranaki province who are proceeding to full time study at the Taranaki Polytechnic or at a University, Agricultural College, or an Agricultural training school.

Horticulture NZ Undergraduate Scholarships

Closing Date: 1 Dec 2024

Meat Industry Undergraduate Scholarships

Closing Date: 8 Dec 2024

Open to undergraduate students at a tertiary institution who are looking to contribute their skills to the red meat sector in the future.

Meat Industry Postgraduate Scholarships

Closing Date: 8 Dec 2024

Open to postgraduate students at a tertiary institution who are looking to contribute their skills to the red meat sector in the future.

Don Scott Agricultural Education Trust Grants

Closing Date: 19 Dec 2024

Open to students from the Manawatu/Rangitikei and Wanganui Federated Farmers Provinces, to pursue agricultural related studies or group learning initiatives.

New Zealand Young Farmers Future Me Scholarship

Closing Date: 31 Dec 2024

Open to students who are New Zealand Young Farmers Members.  The NZYF scholarships are aimed at supporting young people in the food and fibre sector. 

Craig Scholarship

Closing Date: 31 Jan 2025

Open to current and former students of Stratford High School undertaking a tertiary agricultural or horticultural course.

James and Evelyn Gane Scholarship

Closing Date: 31 Jan 2025

Open to rural students about to enrol in their first year of an undergraduate degree or diploma at Lincoln University, intending to study a degree or diploma that will allow them to take up farming, horticulture or similar as a career.

Jersey New Zealand Scholarship

Closing Date: 28 Feb 2025

Open to students who have completed the first year of study who are members of Jersey New Zealand.

Ormond Meat Marketing Scholarship

Closing Date: 3 Mar 2025

Open to students planning to undertake a programm of study that will prepare them for an agribusiness career in the meat industry.

Rongotea Lions Club Student Assistance Fund

Closing Date: 3 Mar 2025

Open to Manawatu students studying towards a degree in agriculture, horticulture, agribusiness or veterinary science at Massey University.

Sir John Logan Campbell Agricultural Scholarship

Closing Date: 3 Mar 2025

Open to students from an urban area wishing to undertake a degree in agriculture

Thornton Memorial Dairy Bursary

Closing Date: 3 Mar 2025

Open to students enrolled in an undergraduate degree with a focus on agriculture.

Alistair Betts Scholarship

Closing Date: 10 Mar 2025

Open to postgraduate students studying agribusiness and researching a topic related to New Zealand exports.

MPI Postgraduate Science Scholarship

Closing Date: 11 Mar 2025

Open to postgraduate students undertaking Masters or PhD degrees, in a research area relevant to, and meeting capability needs of MPI or the primary industries.

Brown Glassford Scholarship

Closing Date: 15 Mar 2025

Open to students entering their second year of Bachelor of Commerce & Management at Lincoln University, and intending to undertake a career in Rural accounting.

Roger Harris (Waihou Valley Scheme) Scholarship

Closing Date: 17 Mar 2025

Open to students whose families are resident within the Waihou Piako zone rating area, wishing to study civil engineering or resource management with a particular focus on river and catchment management.

Lawson Robinson Hawke's Bay A&P Society Scholarship

Closing Date: 23 Mar 2025

Open to Hawke's Bay students currently enrolled in a full time land based production industries programme, either graduate or post-graduate, at a New Zealand University.

Animal & Plant Health NZ (formerly AGCARM) Agricultural Scholarship

Closing Date: 31 Mar 2025

This is an undergraduate scholarship for a student that is studying full-time, who wants to pursue a career in sustainable crop and animal production or related agribusiness sectors.
You will be studying one of these programmes:

  • Bachelor of Agricultural Science
  • Bachelor of Horticultural Science
  • Bachelor of Agribusiness

Murray King Montford Trimble Foundation Scholarship

Closing Date: 31 Mar 2025

Open to Wairarapa students currently undertaking a degree in soil conservation, sustainable land management, integrated catchment, or natural ecosystem management at a New Zealand university.

Big Deer Tour

Closing Date: 31 Mar 2025

Open to students studying toward completing a master's or degree in an agricultural-related discipline that will lead to a qualification appropriate to employment in the agricultural sector.

Craigmore Sustainables Postgraduate Scholarship

Closing Date: 31 Mar 2025

Open to postgraduate students (Honours/Masters, PhD) enrolled at Lincoln University, with an agriculture or agricultural area research project.

UPL Limited Scholarship

Closing Date: 31 Mar 2025

Open to students undertaking a land-based degree or diploma with an interest in Horticultural, Plant or Soil Science, Arable Farming and Farm Management.

First Light Foods Scholarship

Closing Date: 31 Mar 2025

Open to first year students at Lincoln who have successfully completed a year of study towards any degree with a Supply Chain component.

Hine Rangi Trust (Northland) Scholarship

Closing Date: 31 Mar 2025

Open to students usually resident in Northland, who are in their final year of study at Lincoln University involving research that could be of benefit to Northland farmers and growers.

Margaret Watling Scholarship

Closing Date: 31 Mar 2025

Open to students from the South Island to further their studies or obtain practical experience in a horticulture-related field at Lincoln University.

Sir Turi Carroll Centennial Scholarship

Closing Date: 31 Mar 2025

Open to students of Maori descent who have completed the first year of a land-based degree at Lincoln University

William John Cartwright Trust Scholarship

Closing Date: 31 Mar 2025

Open to students who are enrolling for the first time in the first year of a Diploma in Farm Management or Horticultural Management at Lincoln University, and have resided in the South Canterbury region

PKW-Ballance Agri-Nutrients Undergraduate Scholarship

Closing Date: 31 Mar 2025

Open to whakapapa of at least one of the eight iwi of Taranaki.

Allan Gibson Accountancy Scholarship

Closing Date: 31 Mar 2025

Open to students wishing to become charted accountants, with an interest in rural, agricultural and/or agrifood industries, to complete their accountancy qualification through Massey University.

Ted Delahunty Accountancy/Agribusiness Bursary

Closing Date: 7 Apr 2025

Open to a third-year undergraduate student studying accountancy or agribusiness, who is facing financial hardship.

Ted Delahunty Agribusiness Scholarship

Closing Date: 7 Apr 2025

Open to final year students enrolled in the Bachelor of Agribusiness at Massey University.

FMG Financial Adviser Rural Scholarship

Closing Date: 1 May 2025

Working with our preferred providers Fidelity Life, we’re offering two rural scholarships through their Career connect programme. It’s designed to help applicants gain qualifications and acquire the necessary skills to become a successful financial adviser.Having supported, and been part of rural communities for generations, we see the importance of offering valuable risk and financial advice to farmers and growers. The scholarships are designed to support applicants with a rural connection to become financial advisers.

To be eligible, you must:
  • be a New Zealand citizen or permanent resident
  • be committed to becoming a financial adviser
  • not have started or have gained your level 5 qualification
  • be at least 21 years old, or hold a graduate diploma

Lone Star Farms Scholarship

Closing Date: 2 May 2025

Open to students studying towards a Diploma in Farm Management or an Agricultural degree at Lincoln University.

John Mowbray Howard Tripp Agricultural Scholarship

Closing Date: 31 May 2025

Open to students from the Canterbury region who are enrolled in a degree related to the land-based industries at Lincoln University.