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To promote excellence in the fields of agricultural and veterinary science
Level of study
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
•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.
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 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.
How to apply
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Last updated on Tuesday 18 June 2019