Auckland A & P Association Bursary

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Closing date: 20/11/2019   

Focus
To promote excellence in the fields of agricultural and veterinary science

Level of study
Undergraduate Purpose

This Bursary was established in 2014 by the Auckland Agricultural and Pastoral Association, an organisation that has been operating since 1843 under a guiding principle to promote excellence in the fields of agricultural and veterinary science.

Value and tenure
Value of $2,000 each. One Bursary each year will be awarded to a student within an agricultural degree, and the other Bursary to a student studying veterinary science.

The Bursary will be paid in May once the conditions of the scholarship have been satisfactorily met.
The Bursary is tenable for one year only.

Typical number on offer
Two

Eligibility
Applicants must:
•Be undertaking their first year of an undergraduate degree at Massey University in the year that they apply
•Have previously studied at a secondary school within the Auckland Region.

Selection Criteria
The selection criteria are:

•Academic performance in the first semester of study
•The applicant’s supporting statement which includes a short essay outlining why they are undertaking their present undergraduate degree programme. The statement must also provide information about their previous experience (if any) of working with animals and in agriculture, and their future career plans.

Selection panel
Selection of the Bursary recipients shall be made by members of the Auckland Agricultural and Pastoral Association in consultation with the Applied Academic Programmes Scholarships Committee

Conditions of the scholarship
•Recipients must formally agree to the condition that they attend the Auckland Easter Show in the year they receive the award and provide 50 hours of assistance with animal husbandry of the livestock at the Show, and also attend an evening at the Show at which their award will be acknowledged. Accommodation and meals will be provided.
•The Bursaries shall be offered annually but will not be awarded if no suitable candidates apply.
•The Bursaries may be held in conjunction with other awards.

Closing date
20 November

How to apply
Student Portal

Scholarship application

Current students

Log in to the student portal. Select the scholarships tab and choose ‘Make an application’.

Prospective students

You must complete the admission process before you can apply for a scholarship. Read the section for Prospective students on our How to apply page.

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