Horticulture Scholarships

24 Jan 2020

HortNZ offers new, additional $10,000 Postgraduate Scholarship

Horticulture New Zealand (HortNZ) is offering a new, $10,000 scholarship in 2020.  The scholarship is available to people undertaking postgraduate study in horticulture or related fields. 

The HortNZ Board decided to offer this scholarship to support people undertaking higher study because innovation and tackling challenges head-on is critical to the industry’s future success. 

Click here to download the Postgraduate Scholarship Form.


$4500 Undergraduate Scholarships

HortNZ is again offering undergraduate scholarships in 2020.  These are to support people undertaking undergraduate study in horticulture or related fields. 

These scholarships also include complimentary attendance at the Horticulture Conference 2020 at Mystery Creek, Hamilton, between 29-31 July (costs covered include registration fees, conference dinners, accommodation and travel). 

Click here to download the Undergraduate Scholarship Form.


$500 Industry Training Scholarships

These scholarships are available to industry trainees studying towards a certificate or diploma.  They provide assistance and acknowledge the achievements of those studying and working at the same time. 

Please note that all scholarships are for one year. 

Click here to download the Industry Training Form.


Get your applications in! 

Completed application and reference forms must be submitted to HortNZ by 5pm, 20 March 2020.

Please email your completed forms to schols@hortnz.co.nz.  For more information, you can phone Jacqui Stalknecht on (04) 494 9978. 

Please note that the Selection Team will be looking for:

  • Commitment
  • Potential contribution to the industry
  • Past achievements
  • Individual approach, qualities and skills
  • Referees’ comments.