MPI's Postgraduate Science Scholarships

Closing date: 01/12/2021
Value of Award: $50,000 for PhD and $12,000 for Master
No. of awards:
Tenure: Two years for Master; four years for PhD.


Application Form

MPI’s Postgraduate Science Scholarships provide financial support for PhD and master’s candidates doing primary industry research.

Selection criteria:

  • Applicants must: - propose research that is relevant and meets a priority need for MPI or the primary industries. The application form shows specific areas - be a New Zealand citizen or permanent resident - be enrolled or intending to enrol for a master’s or PhD at a New Zealand tertiary education institution - have a supervisor who holds a position at a New Zealand tertiary education institution.

General Information:

How do students apply?
• Please complete this form electronically (there are three pages) • Submit to • Key dates for the next round of scholarships will be published here in late 2020
Application Form

Decision makers

How and when do students learn of the decision?

What conditions are attached to acceptance of this award?

Additional information

Who else has information about this award?

For guidelines, application forms and more information about this award contact:

Head Office
Ministry for Primary Industries

Ministry for Primary Industries Pastoral House 25 The Terrace PO Box 2526
New Zealand

Phone: 0800 00 83 33


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