John Hodgson Pastoral Science Scholarships

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Closing date: 10/03/2020   

Focus
Pastoral Science

Level of study
Postgraduate

Purpose
The Scholarship is intended for the support of students enrolled at postgraduate level in studies of Pastoral Science.

Background
The John Hodgson Pastoral Science Scholarship is supported by funds accumulated under the Trade for Training Scheme established by Assoc Prof Alex Chu between 1988 and 1996. This Scholarship is named after Prof John Hodgson, former Head of the Agronomy Department, Massey University, in recognition of his leadership and contribution in numerous pastoral projects conducted in China managed by Assoc Prof Chu, including the United Nation Development Programme (UNDP) Project in Guizhou Province, China.

Value and tenure
The value of the Scholarship will be up to a maximum value of $2,500

The scholarship is tenable for one year. 

Typical number on offer
Typically one scholarship will be awarded per year 

Eligibility
Applicants must be enrolled in a postgraduate programme studying Pastoral Science.

Selection criteria
The selection will be based on:

academic merit
other scholarships and bursaries held by the applicants.

Selection panel
The scholarship is awarded by the University Scholarships Committee on the recommendation of the Applied Academic Programmes Scholarships Committee, College of Sciences, following a recommendation from Pastoral Science staff.

Conditions of the Scholarship
The scholarship may be held in conjunction with other scholarships, bursaries or awards, so long as these permit co-tenure. 

In recommending the award of a scholarship the selection committee may take account of other scholarships and bursaries held by the applicant with a view to achieving a reasonable distribution of available monies among qualifying candidates.

The Committee may decline to award any scholarships in any year if there are no applicants of sufficient merit to warrant an award.

At the discretion of the University all, or part, of the annual interest may be reinvested in order to maintain the value of the capital fund or the value of the award for subsequent years.

The Applied Sciences Scholarships Committee may withdraw or suspend an award at any time if the recipient fails to make satisfactory progress.

Closing date
10 March.

How to Apply:
Please click here to apply Application Form

Application cannot be accepted before 10/12/2019.

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