"The mentoring, leadership and networking opportunities through the scholarship are invaluable."

Silver Fern Farms Plate to Pasture Youth Scholarship


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.

Six annual $5,000 scholarships are offered to provide a financial boost to young people to develop their red meat sector careers and capabilities in food and farming. Scholarships will be awarded to applicants from the following Silver Fern Farms regions: Northland, Waikato/Bay of Plenty, Western North Island, Eastern North Island, Upper South Island, and Lower South Island. Application forms can be found on the site closer to the close date