"The mentoring, leadership and networking opportunities through the scholarship are invaluable."- scholar.

Horticulture NZ Undergraduate Scholarships


A number of scholarship packages are available, valued at $4500 and are comprised of the following: $1500 awarded after the Selection Teams’ initial decision; complimentary attendance at the Horticulture Conference (costs covered include registration fees, meals, accommodation and travel); and $1500 awarded on successful completion of the years study.

Applications open 20 January

Open to students who have a special interest in the fruit and vegetable industry and are undertaking a degree.

There are 14 total undergraduate scholarships available with 9 of those scholarships are awarded to individuals from each of New Zealand's growing regions. 

The Undergraduate Scholarships are a value of $1500. This $1500 is put towards the scholars all-inclusive professional development program including travel, accommodation, and registration to the Horticulture New Zealand Conference 2022. Scholars are given workshops, professional development opportunities, networking invitations, and exposure to renowned leaders and speakers from the horticulture industry.

In addition, the top three applicants nationally will be awarded an added $3000 in monetary value to support the individuals’ studies.