Horticulture NZ Industry Training Scholarships
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- What does the scholarship get me?
- Length of award
- Number of awards offered
- Purpose of award
- Selection criteria
- What conditions are attached to acceptance of this award?
- How do students apply?
- How and when do students learn of the decision?
- Decision makers
- History or background of award
- Additional information
- For guidelines, application forms and more information about this award contact
What does the scholarship get me?
Closing dates for applications
Next: 20 March 2023
Length of award
Number of awards offered
Purpose of award
Every year Horticulture New Zealand (HortNZ) offers scholarships that are open to New Zealand students and trainees who have a special interest in the fruit or vegetable industry and are undergoing significant industry training or education
The Selection Team will be looking for:
· Potential contribution to the industry;
· Past achievements;
· Individual approach, qualities and skills; and
· Referees’ comments.
What conditions are attached to acceptance of this award?
The decisions of the Selection Team will be final. Please note that these scholarships do not cover the wine industry.
How do students apply?
Completed application forms must be returned to your ITO Training Advisor or Educational Institution Supervisor by 05 March 2020
Completed application forms, references and past academic record must be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org by your ITO Regional Manager or Educational Institution (in Word, not PDF format please) by 20 March 2020
How and when do students learn of the decision?
Application forms available - Late January 2020
Completed application forms returned to your ITO Regional Manager or Educational Institution Supervisor - 5 March 2020
Completed application forms and references sent to HortNZ (email@example.com) by your ITO Regional Manager or Educational Institution - 20 March 2020
You must be registered in your course – 31 March 2020
Selection Panel meet - April 2020
Decisions advised – May 2020
Selected applicants are reviewed at the end of the year to verify successful completion of their studies, where this is the case the scholarships are awarded early the following year.
History or background of award
Horticulture New Zealand (HortNZ) has a number of $500 scholarships available to industry trainees active in the Horticulture Industry who are studying towards a certificate or diploma.
New Zealand citizen or resident;
Signs of commitment to the fruit and vegetable industry;
Potential and willingness to contribute to the fruit and vegetable industry;
Achievement and responsibilities to date (includes level or performance in study, academic achievement and contribution to workplace during practical experience);
Skills, e.g. technical, management, communication and relationship skills;
Agreement to contribute to the promotion of the NZ horticulture industry; and
Students and trainees must be registered in their course at 31 March 2020 to be awarded their scholarship
For guidelines, application forms and more information about this award contact
Every effort has been made to ensure the above information is current and correct. However, applicants should contact the appropriate administering body before making an application, as details do change frequently. The administrator of this record last updated this information in March 2022.