Leonard Condell Farming PhD Scholarship

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Closing date: 10/03/2020   

Focus
Agricultural Research

Level of study
Doctoral

Purpose
The Leonard Condell Farming Doctoral Scholarship supports agricultural research. It is open to all New Zealand-born doctoral students undertaking agricultural research.

Background
The scholarships are awarded by the Leonard Condell Farming Scholarship Trust established under the terms of the will of Leonard Condell and administered by Perpetual Guardian. Leonard was a Pukekohe farmer who died in 1974.

Value and tenure
The annual value of the scholarship is up to $4000. It is offered annually as funds permit and the money is paid in two equal instalments. The tenure is for a single academic year.

Typical number on offer
One scholarship is typically offered each year.

Eligibility
Applicants must:
•have been born in New Zealand
•be a graduate in science, agriculture or related disciplines (e.g. horticulture, veterinary science, food technology, biotechnology)
•be enrolled in a doctoral programme at a New Zealand university
•enter fields of research for the benefit of some branch of agriculture in New Zealand


Selection criteria
The selection criterion is academic merit.

Selection panel
The scholarship is awarded by the Trustees of the Leonard Condell Farming Scholarship Trust.

Applicants from all universities are considered by the Applied Academic Programmes Scholarships Committee, College of Sciences, Massey University, which will make a recommendation to the Trustees.In making its recommendation, the Applied Academic Programmes Scholarships Committee will take account of other scholarships and bursaries held by the applicants in seeking an equitable distribution of funds.

The Trustees have the right to refrain from making an award if there are no suitable applicants and their decision is final.


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

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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