Site news

ZESPRI Scholarships: Applications open until 25 September

 
Picture of Whitireia Online
ZESPRI Scholarships: Applications open until 25 September
by Whitireia Online - Tuesday, 30 August 2016, 3:06 PM
 

See the website for full details: Zespri.com

Zespri Scholarships are awarded to outstanding students who are undertaking full-time tertiary study at a New Zealand University. A maximum of two scholarships are awarded each year to the value of $15,000 each.  Recipients are also supported and mentored throughout their time at university as well as being given opportunities to network with industry leaders.

Eligibility and criteria

  • Achieve NCEA Level 3 with merit endorsement or higher.
  • Be a New Zealand Citizen or a New Zealand Permanent Resident.
  • Have registered in full-time tertiary study at a New Zealand University (or such other course approved in advance by Zespri) by 31 March in the year of the award.
  • Provide examples of how tertiary study will support the development of the New Zealand horticulture industry.
  • Demonstrate potential leadership skills, service to the community, and/or sporting activities.
  • Be willing to contribute to the promotion of the New Zealand horticulture industry (such as school visits, career days etc.), if successful.