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Scholarships

HortNZ Scholarships 2021

$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. 

$4500 Undergraduate Scholarships

HortNZ is again offering undergraduate scholarships in 2021.  These are to support people undertaking undergraduate study in horticulture or related fields. 

These scholarships also include complimentary attendance at the Horticulture Conference 2021 at Mystery Creek, Hamilton, between 4 – 6 August (costs covered include registration fees, conference dinners, accommodation and travel). 

$10,000 Postgraduate Scholarships x 2

Horticulture New Zealand (HortNZ) is offering a $10,000 scholarship in 2021.  The scholarship is available to people undertaking postgraduate study in horticulture or related fields. 

The New Zealand Fruitgrowers’ Charitable Trust is offering a $10,000 scholarship (new) in 2021.  The scholarship is available to people undertaking postgraduate study specifically related to the fruit industry.  

Please note that all scholarships are for one year, and applicants must be a New Zealand citizen or resident.

Get your applications in! 

Completed application and reference forms must be submitted to HortNZ by 5pm, 20 March 2021. You can download the forms at the links below.

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.