Launch of MPI Postgraduate Science Scholarship

The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) has launched a new Postgraduate Science Scholarship. The scholarship is open to Masters and PhD candidates who are or will be engaged in primary industry relevant research at a New Zealand tertiary education institution. The aim of the scholarship is to build capability in primary industry science.

The total value for each Masters scholarship will be up to $12,000 (over two years) and the total value for each PhD scholarship will be up to $50,000 (over four years). Further information, including eligibility criteria and an application form can be found at

If you have any queries, please email

Please pass this information on to any current or prospective Masters and PhD students who might be interested in applying for this scholarship. We’d also be grateful if you could display the attached poster where appropriate to make students aware of the scholarship.

Click to view poster 1 & poster 2


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