Postgraduate Scholarships

Albert & Alexis Dennis Donation
Closing date: 28/02/2020   
The Albert and Alexis Dennis Donation is used to assist distance students, male or female, aged 65 years or older, in the payment of fees, books, contact workshops/block courses, examination expenses and other incidental expenses incurred in their distance studies.

Alfred George East Scholarship
Closing date: 30/03/2020   
Open to full-time students who are enrolled at the Wellington campus and who could not otherwise continue with their studies or career development due to financial pressures.

Allan & Grace Kay Overseas Scholarship
Closing date: 01/02/2020   
For students pursuing postgraduate research in the Agricultural or Veterinary Science fields at an overseas university

Bell-Booth Dairy Research Scholarship
Closing date: 10/03/2020   
Available to students undertaking agricultural research within a postgraduate programme at Massey University in animal science, with preference being given to those applicants undertaking research in dairy calf nutrition.

Catherine Baxter Postgraduate Scholarship
Closing date: 10/03/2020   
Applications open from 10 December. For students engaged in studies related to dairy science.

China Scholarship Council-Massey University PhD Scholars Programme
Closing date: 15/01/2020   
Massey University invites high achieving, excellent Chinese students to apply for PhD study in New Zealand with scholarship support from the China Scholarships Council (CSC) and the university. Our collaboration is designed to foster research cooperation between Massey University and Chinese universities by supporting doctoral candidates to undertake original research.

Colin Holmes Dairy Scholarship
Closing date: 10/03/2020   
Applications open from 10 December. Open to students enrolled in Masters thesis or PhD in studies on farm production topics beneficial to the dairy industry

D J McGowan Scholarship
Closing date: 10/03/2020   
Applications open from 1 June. For students enrolled full time for a Masterate or Postgraduate Diploma in Applied Academic Programme disciplines relevant to agriculture or horticulture.

Don Scott Agricultural Education Trust Grants
Closing date: 19/12/2019   
Open to individuals or groups whose principal place of residence is within the boundaries of the Federated Farmers Provinces of Manawatu/Rangitikei and Wanganui, to pursue agricultural related studies or group learning initiatives.

Eric Ojala (formerly Venture) Trust
Closing date: 31/12/2019   
Aimed at encouraging, promoting and assisting research & development in NZ agriculture & land based science, esp that involving agricultural policy & strategy, agricultural trade & markets, agricultural economics & farm mngt and food technology, production & innovation. Applns accepted any time

Farmers' Union Scholarship
Closing date: 10/03/2020   
Applications open from 10 December. For graduates of any NZ University who enrol full time for a postgraduate degree or diploma in Applied Academic Programme disciplines relevant to agriculture or horticulture.

FAR Postgraduate Scholarship
Closing date: 15/03/2020   
Open to full-time students at Massey University eligible to proceed to or undertaking postgraduate research of value to the New Zealand arable farming sector.

George Mason Sustainable Land Use Scholarship
Closing date: 10/03/2020   
Applications open from 10 December. Available to support students enrolled in postgraduate study at Massey University in studies of topics beneficial to durable resource management as affected by land use, and where the research component of the course will occupy at least the full year (PhD and Masters programmes).

Grant in Aid and Elizabeth A Cooper Award for Students with Disabilities
Closing date: 31/12/2019   
The Grant in Aid & Elizabeth A Cooper Award for Students with Disabilities is intended to assist students with disability whose academic progress at Massey University has, or is going to be, seriously impeded by extraordinary financial barriers linked to their disability.

Helen E Akers PhD Scholarship
Closing date: 10/03/2020   
Applications open from 10 June. For students enrolled full time in a PhD in one of the Applied Academic Programme disciplines relevant to agriculture or horticulture.

Helen E Akers Postgraduate Scholarship
Closing date: 10/03/2020   
Open for application from 10 December. For students enrolled full time in a postgraduate degree or diploma in one of the Applied Academic Programme disciplines relevant to agriculture or horticulture.

Janet Murray Scholarship
Closing date: 10/03/2020   
Applications open from 10 December. For students enrolled full time for a postgraduate degree or diploma in Applied Academic Programme disciplines relevant to agriculture or horticulture

Joan Berry Fellowships in Veterinary Science - Postgraduate
Closing date: 10/01/2020   
For Veterinary Science students whose research is in animal health and welfare

Johannes August Anderson PhD Scholarship
Closing date: 03/03/2020   
Applications open from 10 December. For students enrolled full time in a PhD in one of the Applied Academic Programme disciplines relevant to agriculture or horticulture.

Johannes August Anderson Postgraduate Scholarship
Closing date: 10/03/2020   
Applications open from 10 December. For students enrolled full time for a postgraduate degree or diploma in one of the Applied Academic Programme disciplines relevant to agriculture or horticulture.

John Hodgson Pastoral Science Scholarships
Closing date: 10/03/2020   
Applications open from 10 December. For students enrolled in postgraduate study in Pastoral Science

Leonard Condell Farming PhD Scholarship
Closing date: 10/03/2020   
Applications open from 10 December. For NZ born graduates entering fields of research for the benefit of some branch of Agriculture in NZ

Leonard Condell Farming Postgraduate Scholarship
Closing date: 10/03/2020   
Applications open from 10 December. For NZ born graduates entering fields of research for the benefit of some branch of Agriculture in NZ

Lois Turnbull Postgraduate Scholarship
Closing date: 10/03/2020   
Applications open from 10 December. Open to female students who are New Zealand citizens or permanent residents who are enrolled full-time for a masters or PhD programme at Massey University and be studying a topic that will benefit agricultural or horticultural industries.

Macmillan Brown Agricultural Research Scholarship
Closing date: 10/03/2020   
Applications open from 10 December. For students enrolled in a PhD in Applied Academic Programme disciplines relevant to agriculture or horticulture.

Malaysia International Scholarship
Closing date: 31/12/2019   
Students with excellent academic records and outstanding co-curricular backgrounds are welcomed to apply for this scholarship and further their studies in any selected and well-established Malaysian public and private universities.

Massey University Masterate Scholarship
Closing date: 01/02/2020   
Masterate Scholarships are offered for the purpose of encouraging postgraduate research at Massey University. Applicants must be enrolled or eligible to enrol full-time in a research programme towards a Masters degree.

Massey University Masterate Scholarship for Māori Students
Closing date: 01/02/2020   
Masterate Scholarships for Māori students are offered for the purpose of encouraging postgraduate research at Massey University. Applicants must be enrolled or eligible to enrol full-time in a research programme towards a Masters degree.

Massey University Travel Abroad Bursary
Closing date: 28/02/2020   
The Massey University Travel Abroad Bursary provides financial assistance to full time postgraduate research students who require a short term (up to 6 months) period of study or research abroad.

Millar Massey Buchanan Scholarship
Closing date: 10/03/2020   
Applications open from 10 December. For students enrolled full time in a Postgraduate Diploma or Masterate degree in Applied Academic Programme disciplines relevant to agriculture or horticulture.

Muriel Caddie Scholarships in Vet Science
Closing date: 10/01/2020   
For students who have completed a BVetSc degree at MU and who wish to undertake postgraduate study in veterinary science

Onion Industry Postgraduate Scholarship
Closing date: 16/12/2019   
Available to assist any suitable applicant involved in a research project that is likely to make a contribution to the NZ onion industry. Research topics of interest include: improvement in onion yields, quality and sustainable production, postharvest technologies, food safety, market access & dev.

PEO International Peace Scholarship Fund
Closing date: 31/12/2019   
For women graduate students wishing to undertake postgraduate study in either USA or Canada

Peter Densem Postgraduate Scholarship
Closing date: 10/03/2020   
Applications open from 10 December. For the purpose of supporting students at Massey University who have already completed the first year of a postgraduate programme (PhD or Masters) in the discipline of Agriculture or Horticulture

Peter Turner Scholarship in Documentary Photography
Closing date: 15/12/2019   
Open to NZ & Australian citizens enrolling for full-time study leading to the Degree of Master of Fine Arts in Photography. Applicants need to be enrolling in the area of contemporary documentary photography.

Phyllis Irene Grey Fellowships in Veterinary Science - Postgraduate
Closing date: 10/01/2020   
For female Veterinary Science students with an interest in Animal Health research.

Pork Industry Scholarship
Closing date: 10/03/2020   
Applications open from 10 December. For students enrolled in the MApplSc (Animal Science), MSc or MTech in Nutrition at MU and whose project is concerned with the processing of pig meat or pig husbandry

Prof Ren Jizhou Scholarship
Closing date: 03/03/2020   
Applications open from 10 December. For Chinese students enrolled in either a first degree or a postgraduate degree or diploma in Applied Academic Programme disciplines relevant to agriculture.

Putaruru Veterinary Club Education Trust
Closing date: 31/12/2019   
Applicants must have resided for at least five years in Putaruru, Tirau, Tokoroa, Mangakino, Whakamaru, Tirohanga, Waihaha, and Atiamuri in the geographical area serviced by the former Putaruru Veterinary Club and be studying veterinary science, agriculture or areas of study that benefit farming.

Ravensdown Agricultural Research Scholarship
Closing date: 10/03/2020   
The Ravensdown Agricultural Research Scholarship is intended for the support of students enrolled in a PhD or the research year of a masterate programme within agriculture or horticulture.

School of Veterinary Science Masterate Scholarship in Cattle Health and Diseases
Closing date: 15/12/2019   
This Scholarship was established to support Veterinary Science graduates who plan a career in bovine health and management to undertake university postgraduate study in this field.

Seed Tech Services Scholarship
Closing date: 10/03/2020   
Applications open from 10 December. Open to full-time postgraduate students at Massey University undertaking research involving agricultural plants, such as pasture, crops, seeds and trees. Preference may be given to honours students, and to projects that involve some aspect of seed biology or seed technology.

Sports Turf Bursary
Closing date: 10/03/2020   
Applicatons open from 10 December. For postgraduate students enrolled in one of the Applied Sciences at MU and who are undertaking research in sports turf management and related topics.

Stan Florence Agricultural Industry Scholarship
Closing date: 31/12/2019   
For candidates already in a Management position in Agricultural, Horticultural or Pastoral industries, to attend a nominated course

Sydney Campbell Postgraduate Scholarship
Closing date: 10/03/2020   
Applications open from 10 December. For students domiciled in the Wairarapa South of Woodville & between the coast and the Rimutaka Ranges & who attended secondary schools in the district.

Taranaki Tree Crops Scholarship
Closing date: 10/03/2020   
Applications open from 10 December. For students enrolled full time in a postgraduate degree or diploma in Applied Academic Programme disciplines relevant to agriculture or horticulture

The Alistair Betts Scholarship
Closing date: 15/03/2020   
The scholarship was established to honour the memory of Alistair Betts who, when employed by the New Zealand Dairy Board during the 1980s, pioneered access for New Zealand dairy products through South East and Southern Asia

The Garrick Latch Postgraduate Travel Grants
Closing date: 10/03/2020   
The Garrick Latch Postgraduate Travel Grants were established in 2017 to assist and encourage New Zealand postgraduate scholars in the field of plant pathology or closely related disciplines to collaborate with overseas scientists by travelling overseas to an international conference or for a short period of work in order to broaden and enrich both their minds and their research.

Tilt Renewables Tararua Wind Farm Research Bursary
Closing date: 10/03/2020   
Applications open from 10 December. Open to fulltime postgraduate students, with preference given to students with research projects of relevance to generation or efficient use of energy, to the interaction of energy assets and agricultural assets, or to the efficient management of New Zealand's natural resources.

Travel & Accommodation Assistance Fund
Closing date: 31/12/2019   
The Travel & Accommodation Assistance Fund provides financial assistance to students selected to represent their country in their chosen sport at an international event.

Turners & Growers Research Grant
Closing date: 10/03/2020   
Applications open from 10 December. For postgraduate students enrolled in Applied Academic Programme disciplines relevant to agriculture or horticulture at Massey University.

Waikato - Tainui Doctoral Scholarship
Closing date: 31/12/2019   
Available to provide financial support for Waikato-Tainui registered tribal members engaging in doctoral studies at a New Zealand tertiary institution. Applications may be submitted at any time

Wairakei Charitable Trust
Closing date: 31/12/2019   
Educational scholarships for students of Nga Hapu descent are open. All applications for scholarships will be considered by the Trust with a special emphasis on (but not limited to) the area of natural resource management.

Waitawhiti Memorial Scholarship - Postgraduate
Closing date: 10/03/2020   
Applications open from 10 December. For students enrolled full time in a postgraduate degree or diploma in one of Applied Academic Programme disciplines relevant to agriculture or horticulture at Massey University.Candidates must be New Zealand citizens and preference will be given to residents of Wairarapa.

William Reed Scholarship
Closing date: 03/03/2020   
Applications open from 10 December. For former students of Palmerston North Boys High School enrolled full time for a undergraduate or postgraduate degree or diploma in Applied Academic Programme disciplines relevant to agriculture or horticulture.

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