Pipfruit New Zealand Undergraduate Scholarship

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Closing date: 10/03/2015   

These scholarships are offered annually by Pipfruit New Zealand to assist students of high academic calibre to undertake a degree that will provide them with the education and training to support the sustainable development of the New Zealand horticultural industry.

1.The Scholarships shall be known as the Pipfruit New Zealand Undergraduate Scholarships.

2.The Scholarships shall be open to candidates who have enrolled at the Palmerston North Campus of Massey University and have successfully completed their first year of study for a full-time three-year course of study in horticulture and are interested in pipfruit.

3.One scholarship shall be awarded in each year to the value of $3500.

4.The Scholarship shall be awarded on the recommendation of a Selection Committee that shall comprise at least one representative from each of Pipfruit New Zealand, the Applied Academic Programmes Scholarship Committee and the horticulture/horticultural science teaching staff at Massey University.

5.The criteria for the award shall be:
(i)Academic merit;
(ii)Evidence of current and/or planned activity to support the development of the NZ horticultural industry with particular emphasis on the pipfruit sector;
(iii)Agreement that Pipfruit New Zealand will be able to publicise the student's name, photograph and biographical details in company related publications.
(iv)Agreement that Massey University will recognise Pipfruit New Zealand in any publicity or publications that result from activities associated with this scholarship.

6.The Scholarship is tenable with any other scholarship or bursary provided that the rules of the others allow it.

7.Each Scholarship shall be tenable for one year only but may be awarded to the same student for more than one year where justified on the basis of merit.

8.Applications should be made on Form ASSC.2 can be download from http://awards.massey.ac.nz/ (click the box at the bottom of this page) or from Massey Contact, Massey University, Private Bag 11-222, Palmerston North 4442, email contact@massey.ac.nz

Applications close with the Scholarships Office on 10 March in the year in which the award is to be made.

All applications are acknowledged by email.

Applications will NOT be accepted more than 3 months in advance of the closing date.



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