Scholarships

Money to study - yes please!

It's pretty awesome that you're considering an education to learn more about the Primary Indistries.
As you'll probably be aware tertiary costs money. But what you may not know is there are lots of good sorts out there who want to help you achieve your goals and that means giving you money to study!!

Below are a few scholarships that are offered by our Funders DairyNZ and Beef + Lamb NZ.

If the scholarships below aren't quite what you're looking for click here to head to the Growing NZ website where there are over 150 types of scholarships on offer.


Dairy NZ has a number of scholarships available for study at Massey and Lincoln University. For more information head to their website by clicking here

If you need a bit more and info and want to speak to someone who's in the know - contact Susan at DairyNZ. She's an experienced education facilitator who administrates all of the DairyNZ Scholarships. Flick her an email today - susan.stokes@dairynz.co.nz

  • The DairyNZ Science Intern Programme - Each year, DairyNZ offers up to five opportunities for motivated graduates to join DairyNZ as science interns. A structured programme is in place which allows interns to experience different areas of work within DairyNZ. You will get to experience dairy science - literally - from the grass roots up. To find out more click here.
  • Gap Year Scholarship - Want to get paid to travel and learn? This is the scholarship for you! The scholarship offers a chance to take a gap year before entering tertiary studies or careers in New Zealand. It's a fantastic opportunity to have the "best of both worlds" by giving students a chance to experience an overseas adventure while also providing incentives for recipients to return to New Zealand to continue their studies and get involved in the dairy industry. Click here for more info.


Beef + Lamb New Zealand offers a range of undergraduate scholarships to support people undertaking qualifications that allow them to pursue a career in the sheep and beef industries. The scholarships are a tangible expression of the confidence the industry has in its long-term future and reflect the need for well qualified people to carry it to new levels of performance built on innovation, productivity and top class management skills.

  • Certificate in Agriculture/Diploma - Available for one year and pays full formal annual tuition fees (maximum of $4,000)
  • Undergraduate Degree -  Available for up to four years and pays full formal annual tuition fees (maximum of $5,000)

To find out more click here.