Horticulture Degree Scholarship Application Form

For students domiciled in Hawke’s Bay to undertake further education or training in horticulture pertaining to pipfruit, summerfruit or kiwifruit.

  • Date Format: MM slash DD slash YYYY
  • State name of Secondary School(s) attended and dates
  • Number of years
  • Education qualifications completed
    Please provide subjects, marks/grades, year(s) passed and school attended

  • Names and addresses of two people (NOT an immediate family member, principal, or teacher) who can provide a character reference.

  • e.g. music, art, sport, drama, youth clubs, community activities
  • Please provide your Bank account details for scholarship to be direct credited to if a scholarship is granted. e.g. 00–0123-0123456-00

Hawke’s Bay Fruitgrowers’ Association Degree Scholarships 

Kindly funded by the Hawke’s Bay Fruitgrowers’ Association Charitable Trust and the New Zealand Fruitgrowers’ Charitable Trust

The purpose of each scholarship is to encourage persons domiciled in Hawke’s Bay to undertake further education or training in horticulture (pertaining to pipfruit, summerfruit and kiwifruit) through University, Polytech or other NZQA accredited courses. It is hoped that scholarship recipients will ultimately seek employment in Hawke’s Bay and pass on the benefits of their learning to the Hawke’s Bay fruit-growing community.

  • The number of scholarships awarded will be at the discretion of the HBFA Executive
  • The value of each Scholarship is at the discretion of the HBFA scholarship committee with no one scholarship exceeding $1,200
  • Term of scholarships is one year and is for the upcoming study year
  • Applicants may be required to attend an interview
  • Decisions made by the committee are final and no correspondence will be entered into
  • Scholarship certificates will be presented at the Industry Awards Night, held late January and successful applicants must attend as a part of their eligibility for the scholarship. Successful applicants will be notified of the event details when the scholarship is confirmed
  • Should your application be successful, scholarship funds will be direct credited to your bank account after you have attended the Industry Awards Night
  • The closing date for applications is 5pm, 26th November.