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Tertiary Scholarships & Funding available in Food Science, Technology & Engineering

Scholarships and funding available to tertiary students studying food science, technology & engineering are listed below:

PhD Scholarships in Food & Dairy industry - Monash University

Join one of the world's largest interdisciplinary and industry-engaged research programs in the food and dairy industry. Numerous full-time, funded and exciting opportunities exist for graduate researchers to undertake PhD research within the food and dairy industry, as part of an interdisciplinary team working with industry partners commencing in 2017. Expressions of interest are sought from outstanding candidates for PhD study in a wide range of fields including Engineering, IT, Science, Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences.
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Edna Waddell Undergraduate Scholarships for Women in Technology and Engineering

The Edna Waddell scholarships are for women entering their first year of full-time study for an undergraduate degree in engineering or technology – open to school leavers and mature women.

 Edna Waddell Undergraduate Scholarships for Women in Technology...
Professors Emeriti Dick and Mary Earle, who made a huge contribution to developing the biotechnology and food technology degrees at Massey University in the 1960s, established the Edna Waddell Scholarships in 2008, to encourage women to study engineering and technology.
By Jenny Dee.

AUT Auckland University of Technology (AUT)

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Te Tipu Putaiao (Growth in Science) Fellowship Scheme - Open to all applicants completing a masterate or PhD in a science, technology or engineering discipline.

Massey UniversityMassey University

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Sir James Scholarship for Food Technology - NZ$2500 annually for a maximium of 4 years awarded to a first year student studying for a Bachelor of  Food Technology (Hons) at Massey University.

Hubbard Foods Ltd Food Technology Scholarships - One scholarship is available to a fulltime first year Bachelor of Technology student majoring in Food technology enrolled at Massey University Auckland or Palmerston North campus.

Alliance Group Ltd Undergraduate Bursary - For school leavers intending to study full time in areas relating to the Meat Industry, Primary Production or it's associated industries, including Agriculture, Engineering, Science, Vet Science, Accounting, Marketing, Computer Science, Food Technology, Psychology, & Management.

Te Ohu Kai Moana Charitable Trust Scholarships - Food Technology & Engineering - Available to assist Maori to undertake a course of study suitable for entry into the fishing and seafood industry.

University of AucklandUniversity of Auckland

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University of Canterbury
University of Canterbury

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Dow Agrosciences Bursary in Chemical Engineering - One bursary is offered each year to full-time students enrolled for BE(Hons) who have completed, or been exempted from the 1st Professional examination.

The Femineers Scholarship - The scholarship may be held only by a full-time female undergraduate student who has completed or been exempted from the Engineering Intermediate year and is studying in the 1st, 2nd or 3rd Professional year of a BE(Hons) degree at the University of Canterbury.

The R D K Agricultural Engineering Scholarship - Applicants should be in their final year of study for a bachelor’s degree or for honours to a bachelor’s degree for students whose course of study includes some part of agricultural engineering. In some cases, the scholarship may be awarded for research in agricultural engineering at any university.

Other non-FS&T-specific scholarships are also available.

University of Otago
University of Otago

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Heinz Watties Scholarship - The Heinz Wattie Scholarship encourages students to pursue a career in Food Science at the University of Otago. Highly qualified Food Science graduates are well sought after by the dynamic, challenging and highly competitive food industry.

T D Burnett Stratheona Scholarship - Available to students who have attended a secondary school or area high school situated in Canterbury for a period of at least two years immediately preceding their entry to the University; preference will be given to those from schools in South Canterbury. Candidates must pursue a full-time course leading to a degree in Consumer and Applied Sciences.

Bee Nilson Scholarships in Human Nutrition and Food Science - Applicants must be enrolled as a Finalist in BCapSc(Hons) or MSc papers in Human Nutrition or Food Science.

Philippa Sweetman Scholarship - The scholarship will be awarded to a candidate proceeding to the third or final year of the course for the degree of Bachelor of Consumer and Applied Sciences.

Post-graduate scholarships also available.

University of WaikatoUniversity of Waikato

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Searchable database of tertiary and other funding available nationwide (Funding Information Service, NZ).

Universities New Zealand - the New Zealand Vice-Chancellors’ Committee 
The NZVCC, through its Scholarships Committee, administers a range of scholarships on behalf of the universities in New Zealand.