Putaruru Veterinary Club Education Trust

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What does the scholarship get me?

Determined by the Trust Board

Closing dates for applications

Next: 31 December 2020

Applications are accepted bi-annually and close 30 June and 31 December each year.

Length of award

One Year

Number of awards offered


Purpose of award

The purpose of the Trust is to provide assistance to students of veterinary science, agriculture and other areas of study that will directly benefit farming.

Selection criteria

The criteria for selecting applicants is that they must be attending an educational institution in New Zealand and that they have resided for at least five years in Putaruru, Tirau, Tokoroa, Mangakino, Whakamaru, Tirohanga, Waihaha, and Atiamuri in the geographical area serviced by the former Putaruru Veterinary Club. Students or recent graduates may also apply for assistance if they are employed by a veterinary practice approved by the Trust Board.

What conditions are attached to acceptance of this award?

Applicants are expected to report back to the Board (either in person or by correspondence) at the end of their study year on their progress.

How do students apply?

Send the completed application form to the Trust by the closing date.
Application Form

How and when do students learn of the decision?

Applicants will be expected to attend an interview in the South Waikato with Board members.

Decision makers

Trustees of Putaruru Veterinary Club Education Trust

History or background of award

The Putaruru Veterinary Trust was established in 2006 after the closure of the Putaruru Veterinary Club.
The Trust is for the benefit of students who have lived for at least 5 years in the wider South Waikato District formerly serviced by the Putaruru Veterinary Club or who are currently employed in a veterinary practice in this area.

Additional information

Over the current year, various levels of support have been provided to students attending University, Taratahi Agricultural Training Centre and polytechnics. Consideration will be given to a wider range of training options provided that they are related to agriculture and veterinary science.

For guidelines, application forms and more information about this award contact

Mary-Ann Mathis
Putaruru Veterinary Club Education Trust
C/- Paraonui Road, Rd1, Tokoroa
(07) 886 9493


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 November 2020.