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Alex C P Chu Trade for Training Scholarship

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Closing date: 01/11/2020   

Focus
Agriculture and Horticulture

Level of Study
Undergraduate and Postgraduate

Purpose
To encourage New Zealand agriculture and horticulture students to experience aspects of their discipline area within an overseas culture.

Value and Tenure
The value of the scholarship is determined each year from the interest earned on the capital.
The scholarship is offered annually as funds permit and the tenure is for a single academic year.

Typical Number on Offer
Typically one scholarship is offered each year, determined by available funds.

Eligibility
Applicants must be:
•enrolled in a postgraduate or undergraduate course in agriculture or horticulture mainly with paper prefixes of 111, 112, 117, 119, 138, 171, 188, 189, 238, 239, or 285.
•eligible to participate in overseas study and/or student exchange as part of their programme.

Selection Criteria
The selection criterion is academic merit and the approval into an overseas exchange programme or internship.

Selection Panel
The scholarship is awarded by the University Scholarships Committee on the recommendation of the Applied Academic Programmes Scholarships Committee which includes Associate Professor Alex Chu, or nominee.

Conditions of the Scholarship
A single payment of the scholarship will occur 3 weeks prior to departure to the overseas destination on presentation of air tickets and itinerary to the chair of the Applied Academic Programmes Scholarships Committee
The University Scholarships Committee have the right to refrain from making an award if there are no suitable applicants and their decision is final.
In recommending the award of the scholarship the Applied Academic Programmes Scholarships Committee, College of Sciences, will take account of other scholarships held.
Undergraduate students are expected to have registered their intention to participate in an overseas exchange programme with the Office of Global Engagement prior to applying for this scholarship.
In the event of the overseas travel being cancelled, any scholarship money that has been received by successful applicants must be repaid.
The scholarship may be held in conjunction with other scholarships, bursaries or awards, so long as those scholarships, bursaries or awards permit co-tenure.

Closing Date
1 November

Scholarship application

Current students

Log in to the student portal. Select the scholarships tab and choose ‘Make an application’.

Prospective students

You must complete the admission process before you can apply for a scholarship. Read the section for Prospective students on our How to apply page.

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